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An outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 with high mortality in mink (Neovison vison) on multiple Utah farms

November 12, 2021

An outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 with high mortality in mink (Neovison vison) on multiple Utah farms

A new research article from Chrissy D. Eckstrand and colleagues. 

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10/28/2021

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The power of poop: Defecation behaviors and social hygiene in insects

Due to the capacity of fecal material to support the growth of microbes, including potential pathogens, defecation has direct consequences on animal health. In this Pearls article, Cole, Ceja-Navarro & Mikaelyan discuss social hygiene in insects and how defecation behaviours have benefits in preventing disease. 

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The power of poop: Defecation behaviors and social hygiene in insects

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