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The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said Wednesday that the dramatic die-off of honey bees around the world is not due to any one single factor.
A worldwide vaccination campaign has finally succeeded in ridding the globe of a disease that has been plaguing cattle for millennia, the world's paramount veterinary agency announced on Thursday.
By Jim Loney ATLANTA (Reuters) - Fewer than three dozen nations are capable of the early detection and quick response needed to contain rapidly spreading bird flu and other viruses that could threaten humans, a health official said on Tuesday.
Animal and public health experts firmed up plans at an international meeting on Tuesday to halt the spread of bird flu as the hardest-hit country, Vietnam, reported its 42nd death from the avian virus.
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