Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Living near livestock may increase risk of acquiring MRSA

People who live near livestock or in livestock farming communities may be at greater risk of acquiring, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to a new study led by an international team of researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Taiwan culls 1,000 pigs in foot-and-mouth outbreak

Taiwanese authorities said Thursday they had slaughtered nearly 1,000 pigs following the island's worst outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in more than 14 years.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

E. coli in the countryside: whose problem is it anyway?

Reducing the risks of catching E. coli O157 in the countryside is everyone's problem. That means we should all take responsibility - individual residents and visitors, as well as farmers and government - according to researchers ...

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