Equine Encephalomyelitis The Sleeping Sickness

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According to both Dr. Jenifer Nadeau, University of Connecticut Equine Extension Specialist and Dr. Sandra Bushmich, University of Connecticut Extension Veterinarian EEE, WEE also known as Eastern and Western equine encephalomyelitis is produced by the Togaviradae virus. EEE was first recognized in Massachusetts, USA in 1831, when 75 horses died mysteriously from viral encephalitis. This virus is originally found to be in wild birds and is then transmitted to horses and humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. Depending on the virus,...

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Blue Green Algae A More Natural Way

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With over over 65 vitamins, minerals and enzymes blue green algae is a nutrient dense super food! Known for its entire spectrum of essential and non essential amino acids, blue green algae provides one great nutritional punch in one serving! Protein intake is a huge topic in the health industry today, most users of blue green algae will tell you that the 6 grams of protein per 100 grams is a good amount to supplement with between meals. blue green algae is a super-food for super people! While blue green algae comes in many varieties,...

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Shoo-fly congratulates Nyquist on his Derby win!

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Shoo-fly congratulates Nyquist on his Derby win!

Shoo-fly is proud to congratulate the talented three year old NYQUIST on his spectacular 2016 Kentucky Derby win! This amazing horse spent training time in Ocala, Florida under the direction of Niall Brennan Stables, a loyal Shoo-fly customer. The athletes in Niall Brennan’s barn are protected 24/7 by their effective Shoo-fly Automatic Fly Control System, ensuring their performances will be the best they can be. With an 8/8 record, the incredible Nyquist, a son of Uncle Mo, out of a Forestry mare, was also the 2015 Breeder’s Cup...

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Yellow Fever Outbreak in Congo Threatens to Spread

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Yellow Fever Outbreak in Congo Threatens to Spread

According to the World Health Organization, a total of 151 suspected cases of Yellow Fever have now been reported in Angola to be connected to the previous outbreak in the Congo. Yellow Fever is transmitted by two types of mosquitoes, one of which is responsible for the Zika virus that has been spreading throughout the U.S. The Yellow fever virus can be transmitted when a mosquito bites an infected monkey, then bites a human. Symptoms include fever, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite. It is frequently confused with malaria or...

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Zika Virus transmitted by mosquitos throughout the U.S.

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Zika Virus transmitted by mosquitos throughout the U.S.

In May of 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first confirmed Zika virus infection in Brazil, and the following February the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus a public health emergency of international conern. The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting for several days to a week after being bitten by an infected mosquito. Although death is rare with Zika, compromised individuals may be in danger and common symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitus (red...

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