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Buffalo are the main wildlife carriers of Bovine TB, a disease that poses a threat not only to animals but also to humans. Thomas Mukoya/REUTERS

Why bovine TB is a threat to more than just cattle

People living in close proximity to animals infected with Bovine TB are at a risk of contracting the disease through drinking their milk and eating their meat.
I for one welcome our new TB-resistant bovine overlords. MarclSchauer/Shutterstock

Gene study paves the way to breed more TB-resistant cows

Despite scientists’ intensive efforts over many decades, bovine tuberculosis continues to be a problem in many parts of the world, not least in England, where it leads to the slaughter of thousands of…

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