Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nepal in mass poultry cull after bird flu found

Health workers in Nepal are to cull thousands of chickens following the discovery of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in the southeastern part of the Himalayan country, officials said Sunday.

Health

Research sheds light on lack of healthcare for migrant workers

(Medical Xpress)—The classic scene of an old-time Vermonter sitting on a stool milking a cow on his family farm remains a powerful image strongly connected to the heritage of the state. If accuracy is the goal, however, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus spike in Spain reveals plight of seasonal farm workers

In the 20 years since he left his native Senegal, Biram Fall has never slept in the streets. This week, when he ran out of savings after failing to find work in northern Spain's peach orchards, he still refused to do so.

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