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Badger Cull Or Mad Cow Disease

Badger Cull Covering Up Infected Soil Despite a public outcry from the majority of people in the UK, the government and the agriculture industry have proceeded with a highly controversial badger cull. The official story is that it’s to help contain … Continue reading

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Transmissibility Of Prion Disease In Soil

Sewage Sludge Expands Prion Pathways Soil may serve as an environmental reservoir for prion infectivity and contribute to the horizontal transmission of prion diseases (transmissible spongiform encephalopathies [TSEs]) of sheep, deer, and elk. TSE infectivity can persist in soil for years, … Continue reading

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