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.Hot Sz35-43 Womens gold Strappy Open Toe High Chunky Heel Sandals shoes Sequins 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.Made in Italia shoes Women sandals Yellow 72227 BDX Cool
A team of Madrid-based researchers tried the vaccine on nine wild boar piglets, and the results were as hoped.DC shoes Court Graffik SE Black Mens Trainers
“Our study demonstrates the effectiveness of the first oral vaccine against this disease on Eurasian wild boarJohnston & Murphy Black & Brown Leather Loafers Casual Slip On Mens shoes US 10W,” 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: Womens NIKE AIR ZOOM PEGASUS 33 bluee Running Trainers 831356 402Washing 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. Matt Bernson Womens Ankle Boot Size 8 Black Brown Leather Elastic AnthropologieOthers vehemently insisted that washing chicken was what their families have always done, and they weren’t interested in shifting gears. Schutz Heels sandals Black Size 5bSome 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.Brooks Glycerin 14 Without Originals Insoles bluee White Men shoes US10 110236 1D 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
New Converse Slam Jam Chuck Taylor 70s Classic Hi Top UK Size 9.5 TrainersEach 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.Jimmy Choo Ladies shoes Heels Sandals Black Patent UK 4 EU 37 US 6.5 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.DS Nike Air Max 1 sz11 Wild Mango 90 95 97 98 trainer AH8145 004 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.
NIKE AIR FORCE 1 “NYC” BLACK BLACK-WHITE 306509-001 MENS SZ 9.5. Read the rest of our Tox Tuesday series here.
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. Philipp Plein Men's Low Top Red Leather Sneakers Clarke Nike Air Jordan Collezione 14 9 CDP Pack Size 11 Retro XIV IX 318541-992 B shows, however, that the general public may still have a knowledge gap about food allergens, including those who handle food in restaurants.Adidas AM4 OVERKILL Limited 300 pairs numbered 042 300 Size 8US 41 1 3 New DS
A team of researchers quizzed nearly 300 restaurant workers in Düsseldorf, Germany about their food allergen expertise. Could they identify major allergens?Men Brogue Carved Chukka 13.5 shoes Dress Formal Business Leather Ankle Boots 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 basisJustin Womens Brown Leather Boots Lace Up size 6 B Two Tone,” senior researcher Adrian Loerbroks told CNN.
The findings: Continue reading
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. Asics Men's GT-II Leather shoes Sneakers H43GK 9090 Kith Grand Opening Size 9.5It 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. Men 10Us Mint 3000 Feet Limited Nike Air Jordan 1 2001AdditionThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Handmade Men Formal shoes, Men Two Tone shoes, bluee And Black Button shoes 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. Womens Sneaker Sequin Wedge Heel Lace Up Ankle Boots High Top shoes Causal SizeIt can survive for two days on a surface, so horse equipment and stables should be disinfected frequently and methodically. Continue reading