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2011-06-22 09:25:11

A new study offers a detailed look at the status of Lyme disease in Central Illinois and suggests that deer ticks and the Lyme disease bacteria they host are more adaptable to new habitats than previously appreciated.

2011-05-25 06:42:03

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have examined the potential for human exposure to prion diseases, looking at hunting, venison consumption, and travel to areas in which prion diseases have been reported in animals.

2011-05-23 14:03:05

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have examined the potential for human exposure to prion diseases, looking at hunting, venison consumption, and travel to areas in which prion diseases have been reported in animals.

2011-05-17 15:03:00

PORTLAND, Maine, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is here as is tick season, which begins in April and lasts through November. As people and the country's 75 million dogs enjoy warmer temperatures, the dangers of tick-borne diseases threaten -- from the deep woods to urban parks.

2011-05-05 15:00:00

-final study leading to full Canadian license for the vaccine- BELLEVILLE, ON, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

2011-04-25 14:09:54

The nation’s feral pig population continues to expand, increasing the potential for interaction with humans and domestic swine – and for spreading diseases.

2011-04-12 14:38:14

Almost everyone knows about Escherichia coli O157:H7, the culprit behind many headline-making outbreaks of foodborne illness in the United States.

2011-04-11 09:13:00

SHAWNEE, Kan., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading experts from around the world came together today to share their latest research findings at the 6th Canine Vector Borne Disease (CVBD) forum in Nice, France and call for greater awareness of the dangers posed to animals and humans by these increasingly important diseases.

2011-04-11 07:00:00

MONHEIM, Germany, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Experts Call for Change in Attitude and Practice During Meeting to Discuss Latest Developments in Canine Vector Borne Disease Management Leading experts from around the world came together today to share their latest research findings at the 6th Canine Vector Borne Disease (CVBD) forum in Nice, France and call for greater awareness of the dangers posed to animals and humans by these increasingly important diseases.

2011-04-03 22:00:33

Groundbreaking data presented today demonstrates, for the first time, in vitro infection and replication of swine hepatitis E virus (HEV) in human hepatocytes.


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2011-02-17 15:14:03

Lassa fever, first described in 1969 in Lassa, is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever. Clinical cases were known a decade before this but were not associated with this viral pathogen. It is endemic in West African countries and causes approximately 5,000 deaths. The Natal Multimammate Mouse is the primary animal host. The rodent is a source of protein but the virus is usually transmitted by the contact with the feces and urine of animals accessing grain stores in residences. The lassa virus...

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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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