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Happy Birthday PLoS Pathogens

PLoS Pathogens is two years old, and to celebrate, they’ve just published a list of the top ten papers downloaded from September 2005 to July 2007, so if you need to catch up on your reading: Carrageenan Is a Potent … Continue reading

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Bluetongue virus

Bluetongue is a highly infectious virus disease of ruminants. Cattle and goats are major hosts of the virus, but in these species infection is usually asymptomatic despite high virus levels, allowing the disease to circulate in the absence of any … Continue reading

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UK Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak

23rd September: A suspected new case of foot-and-mouth is being investigated on the Hampshire-West Sussex border. Bluetongue is confirmed on a farm in Suffolk. 21st September: Another case of foot-and-mouth disease was confirmed on a farm in the Egham area … Continue reading

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