A senior official at the Finnish Natural Resources Agency said that the agency would figure out how long the wall could be and consider also the ecological impact of such a wall and the repercussions on other animals.
Funding will advance commercial production of a new, low-cost vaccine targeted at foot and mouth disease (FMD) endemic regions.
Some 100 armed groups are currently operating in North Kivu, which has seen over 120 violent incidents since January. A number of areas have been designated “red zones” – inaccessible areas where fighting is active.
The drug - called tafenoquine - prevents malaria relapses by about 70 percent, clinical studies have shown.
Bulgaria is building a fence along its border with Romania to keep out wild boars that could carry African swine fever to farm pigs.
Scientists have taken a significant step toward developing a new vaccine for malaria, revealing for the first time an 'atomic-scale' blueprint of how the parasite invades human cells.
A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) vaccine advisory committee is set to review the plan for mass vaccination for anthrax.
Using two experimental anti-malarial vaccines, which work in different ways, can greatly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies.
The way the Nipah virus hit Kerala without warning, and the intensive efforts made by the state health authorities to contain its spread, has lessons for other states.
Medical investigators will need to overcome the rural region’s extreme logistical hurdles to reconstruct transmission chains, vaccinate contacts and halt the spread.