TITLE

In the news

PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Nature Reviews Microbiology;Feb2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers world news briefs regarding microorganisms as of February 2012. A December 22, 2011 announcement by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that antibiotics in animal feeds will not be regulated. A gel that prevents Lyme borreliosis was developed by researchers in Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology in Leipzig, Germany. A man who died from H5N1 or human bird flu in Shenzhen, Guandong Province, was the first victim in China since June 2010.
ACCESSION #
70360929

 

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