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Will coffee go extinct? Deadly fungus threatens one of the world’s favorite beverages

Atlantic | 
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, talking about a plant disease might seem frivolous. But around the world, 100 ...
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Why is it so difficult to battle antibiotic resistance?

Nature | 
Before COVID-19, antibiotic resistance was estimated to kill at least 700,000 people each year worldwide. That number could now climb ...
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Accidental side effect: COVID-19 pandemic could give polio ‘a fresh start’

Wired | 
The world’s total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is closing in on 5 million. But an accidental side effect of ...
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Lessons learned from the past: Why rushing a coronavirus vaccine could be dangerous

Wired | 
Annual flu shots don’t need to go through clinical trials every time they are adjusted for each year’s flu strain, ...
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Plan to battle citrus greening disease in Florida with antibiotics sparks backlash from activists, some scientists

Nature | 
In the next month or so, orange trees across Florida will erupt in white blossoms, signalling the start of another ...
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‘More infectious than Ebola’: Dangerous superbug yeast troubles researchers

Wired | 
[A] yeast, a new variety of an organism so common that it’s used as one of the basic tools of ...
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Ranch fights to preserve rare pre-hybrid US chickens and their unique genetics

Popular Science | 
Every bird on [Good Shepherd Ranch] was hatched there, from an egg that was laid there, from parents that were ...
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Instead of GMO citrus greening solution, Florida officials seek permission to spray antibiotics

National Geographic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Florida’s Department of Agriculture ...

Video series takes consumers inside large scale livestock, produce farms

National Geographic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. As 2016 approached, two ...

Antibiotic resistance genes identified in growing list of countries

National Geographic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. More news is emerging ...

International regulations urged for antibiotic use in livestock

National Geographic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The international community needs ...

Concern rising over rainforest disease ‘neglected’ by drug companies

National Geographic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  I told a story ...

Regulatory oversight may have allowed deadly pig virus into US in 2013

National Geographic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  How diseases cross borders ...

New MERS outbreak in Saudi Arabia causing concern ahead of Hajj pilgrimage

National Geographic | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  When last we checked ...

CDC requests funding from Congress to fight antibiotic resistance

National Geographic | 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that illnesses and deaths from antibiotic resistance will rise in the U.S. unless ...

Gut dwelling hospital infection linked to supermarket meats

National Geographic | 
One of the most common and troubling infections that occur in healthcare may come from an unexpected source, according to ...

Measles virus’s high transmissibility further stresses importance of vaccination

National Geographic | 
In its bulletin the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the CDC said that a toddler traveling from India gave a Minneapolis man measles when the ...

Are we nearing the end of antibiotics?

National Geographic | 
The antibiotic era isn’t actually very old. It begins, depending on how picky you are, with Alexander Fleming’s accidental recognition of ...

MERS arrival in yet another country raises concerns about global preparedness

National Geographic | 
A respiratory virus that originates in the Middle East and has been hopscotching the globe for three years has landed in ...