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Fur flies as cats found to transmit TB to humans in England

cat-neonThe fur has been flying in Britain with the news that two people in England have developed tuberculosis after contact with a domestic cat infected with Mycobacterium bovis.

Public Health England (PHE) and the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) reported that the cases are linked to the nine case of  M. bovis infection in domestic cats in Berkshire and Hampshire they investigated last year. Continue reading →

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