Deworming programs in animal, human populations may have unwanted impacts

Emilio Cogliani

A study of the effects of worming medications on infectious disease in wildlife herds showed an unexpected and alarming result — it helped reduce individual deaths from a bovine tuberculosis infection, but hugely increased the potential for spread of the disease to other animals. The findings suggest that some treatments may increase problems with diseases they were meant to reduce.

from Top Environment News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1sahGdi

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