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Oct 23, 2003

Oct 23, 2003

Farm workers might have caught West Nile from turkeys

(CIDRAP News) – Some Wisconsin farm workers who had West Nile virus (WNV) infection might have caught the virus from turkeys rather from mosquitoes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Oct 01, 2003

Oct 01, 2003

NIAID funds 11 new biodefense labs

(CIDRAP News) – Federal health officials yesterday announced grants to build 11 new biodefense laboratories around the country, including two that will be authorized to study the most dangerous pathogens.