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International News Archive - January 16, 2013

Dramatic Fall In Salmonella Infections Due To Vaccination Programs

Mass poultry vaccination programs introduced to combat Salmonella infections have led to a dramatic fall in the number of cases since the late 1990s, according to a researcher at the University of Liverpool.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.