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Oct 13, 2011

The UK's first independent badger vaccination project has proved that the technique is "viable and affordable", according to the charity running it.

The Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust vaccinated 35 badgers during the summer against the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (T in cattle.

The government wants to fight cattle TB in England through culling, but animal groups see vaccination as preferable.

See more on: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15273307

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Posted: Thursday October 13, 2011, 1:16 am
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