Tag: vaccination

Pigeon Post: Ian Neville reports from the UK

Eight months into the coronavirus pandemic the UK is no longer the ‘sick man’ of Europe. A slew of European nations including Spain, France, Belgium, Sweden, Austria and The Netherlands now have higher infection rates. Of course that may change as winter advances; the flare up in Victoria has taught […]

Global effort leads to the biggest victory in veterinary history

Scientists are confident that the acute viral disease rinderpest, that has devastated cattle and their keepers for thousands of years, has been eradicated world-wide. The eradication is being heralded as the biggest achievement in veterinary history and is expected to save countless lives in some of the poorest countries of […]