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Spain, a country that has successfully fought to eliminate African swine fever (ASF) from its borders in years past, is testing a potential new vaccine against ASF virus.LEGO NIB 75148 Encounter on Jakku Rey BB-8 Star Wars The Force Awakens The oral vaccine has been tested so far on wild boars, but if the results are successful, it could be used to protect the country’s domestic herds.Lego Star Wars TIE Fighter Set % Complete With Manual & Mini Figures
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.LEGO Harry Potter 4730 Chamber Of Secrets (2002) Basilisk Fawkes
“Our study demonstrates the effectiveness of the first oral vaccine against this disease on Eurasian wild boarLEGO 7471 Mars Exploration Rover NASA W Instructions Retired - COMPLETE W BOX,” said a co-author of a paper on the research, Jose Angel Barasona. “Overall, we demonstrate that oral immunization of wild boar conferred 92% protection against a highly pathogenic strain of ASF, which is currently circulating in Asia and Europe.” Continue reading
Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Pokemon Center Tokyo in Japan Limitiert Pokemon Stift Abzeichen Japan PikachuWashing raw meat just causes the bacteria to splash around your sink, your hands and your clothes.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tweeted a reminder about this fact recently: “Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other foods or utensils in the kitchen.”
Many Twitter users fired back, casting doubt on the idea that washing isn’t sufficient for getting rid of bacteria. Antique Early Japanese Clown Toy Doll in Wooden BoxOthers vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. Mega Bloks Ninja Turtles Krang's Rampage Set DMW32 Collector SeriesSome pointed to homemade remedies believed to provide a more thorough wash, like soaking the raw meat with lemon juice, vinegar or saltwater (though these ingredients do not kill bacteria, according to science).
Others still pointed out that they believed they could eliminate bacteria concerns by washing counters and sinks after rinsing chicken.LEGO 71020 The Lego Batman Movie SERIE 2 - Komplettsatz mit allen 20 Minifiguren While disinfecting the countertops is always a wise choice and should be done anyway, rinsing chicken is still ineffective in the first place. Continue reading
LEGO LEGO Ninja Go analogue computer Temple 70749 JPEach quarter, the National Drug Early Warning System releases a report outlining the latest public health threats posed by new psychoactive substances (NPSs), including synthetic cannabinoids, cathinones, opioids and benzodiazepines.
The first quarter 2019 report is now live.RARE VINTAGE SNOOPY'S SISTER BELLE 9 PLUSH W ALOHA DRESS - 1958 UNITED FEATURE It’s compiled from data originating from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and provides a snapshot of the U.S. psychoactive drug market.
New as of last year, the report includes fentanyl, due to its increasing importance in the opioid crisis.Medicom Toy Rah Mazinger Z Power-Up Kit American Comic Movie The 2019 first quarter report shows 541 identifications of fentanyl, fentanyl-related compounds and new opioids — a 43% increase from a year ago. Fentanyl accounts for 77% of the opioid identifications.
You can check out the full array of data online here.
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People who work in food production and processing, as well as food-allergic individuals, can tell you a lot about food allergens — what they are, how they work, and even how they are regulated and labeled. LEGO 76028 Darkseid Invasion NEW Never Opened Vtg Laffun Head, Laughing Crazy Chef Jobar's 1978 NOS Kitchen Decor Cook shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.DRAGONBALL SUPER WCF World Collectable Figure vol.10 Complete Set
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Thief glue minion Great Escape mega jumbo prison uniform Mus Innovation stuffed Did they know how allergic reactions worked, and did they feel comfortable serving food-allergic diners? Roughly 10% of people in Europe and North America have food allergies, and evidence suggests that percentage is growing.
“We looked at knowledge and attitudes, and the key finding would be that the knowledge levels are not as good as we would expect in restaurant staff, because these are the people that are handling food on a daily basisLEGO 10605 Duplo Doc McStuffins Rosie the Ambulance,” senior researcher Adrian Loerbroks told CNN.
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The threat of equine influenza took the horse racing world by storm this year as an above-average number of infections cancelled races in the United Kingdom. Dragon Ball Jet Dragonball Z Figure Super SaiyanIt was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
The ongoing U.K. outbreak has seen 69 cases, mostly in England, but one as far north as Aberdeenshire in Scotland. BRAND NEW LEGO Creator Bike Shop & Café 31026 LIGHTLY DENTEDThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Lego Star Wars First Order Snowspeeder 8-14 Jahre Nr. 75100 OVP The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
Biosecurity is best
The virus that causes equine influenza is about as contagious as can be, meaning horse caretakers have to be vigilant. Lego City Fire Brigade Start Set 60088It can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading