Vaccines to combat a number of foodborne pathogens such as Listeria
could be commercially available in the near future, a breakthrough
which would "greatly enhance human health and wellbeing
worldwide," according to US researchers.
Asian countries vaccinating against bird flu will be carrying out
an uncontrolled experiment in viral evolution that could ultimately
lead to a human pandemic, according to an article in New
Millions of animals could be needlessly slaughtered and billions of
dollars lost from economies, unless the world backs an
international science team to develop new tools to fight
foot-and-mouth disease, a report is claiming.