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New Public Health Challenge Created By Emerging Vector-Borne Diseases
2012-11-30 16:54:18

Human activities are advancing the spread of vector-borne, zoonotic diseases such as West Nile virus, Lyme disease and dengue fever

Social Bats More Likely To Pay Higher Price From White-nose Syndrome
2012-07-04 08:13:54

New studies conducted by biologists at University of California, Santa Cruz show that the effects of white-nose syndrome, a deadly bat disease, may be worse in bat colonies who are increasingly social during hibernation.

Image 1 - West Nile Virus Transmission Linked To Land-Use Patterns And "Super-spreaders"
2011-10-21 03:52:03

After its initial appearance in New York in 1999, West Nile virus spread across the United States in just a few years and is now well established throughout North and South America.

2011-10-20 22:48:09

After its initial appearance in New York in 1999, West Nile virus spread across the United States in just a few years and is now well established throughout North and South America.

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2009-01-13 09:36:22

Last winter, government agencies killed one third of Yellowstone National Park's bison herd due to concerns about the possible spread of a livestock disease to cattle that graze in areas around the park.

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2008-07-04 13:10:00

A new strain of West Nile virus may thrive during the summer months, and is already spreading across the U.S., researchers reported on Thursday.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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