November 12, 2012

Tuberculosis, Cows & UK's Badger Execution

Alice Roberts, Guardian


AP Photo

Mycobacteria and TB have been in the news a lot recently. In fact, one particular species has been hogging the limelight: Mycobacterium bovis. As its name suggests, it likes to infect cows, but as we're recently all too aware, it's quite happy in badgers too.

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TAGGED: Cattle, Cows, Badgers, Tuberculosis