It’s no wonder that giant pandas are always chewing and eating, say Chinese researchers: their gut bacteria are not the type for efficiently digesting bamboo. 561 more words
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News.com.au Peter Hall May 22, 2015
HERVEY Bay Hospital has put GPs on alert for any recently discharged patients showing pneumonia-like symptoms as precautions are stepped up in the wake of a legionella scare. 70 more words
Townsville Bulletin ANTHONY GALLOWAY May 21, 2015
TOWNSVILLE’S biosecurity laboratory looks set to be reinstated after being shut down by the previous LNP Government.
Queensland’s Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne told the Queensland Parliament this morning there was a need to invest in new biosecurity laboratory facilities in North Queensland and he has raised the matter with his Federal counterpart Barnaby Joyce. 32 more words
Pertussis Resurgence Associated with Pertactin-Deficient and Genetically Divergent Bordetella Pertussis Isolates in Israel.
The Bordetella pertussis polymerase chain reaction positivity rate changed after additional diphtheria-tetanus-acellular-pertussis boosters in 2005 and 2008, 9.8%, 13.4%, 22% and 15.2% in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, p<0.001, respectively. 54 more words