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Schmallenberg Virus: Climate 'Raising UK Disease Risk'


Science & Tech  (tags: environment, Schmallenberg, virus:, Climate, 'raising UK, disease risk' )

Agnes
- 940 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Climate change is raising the risk of diseases such as Schmallenberg in the UK and northern Europe, say scientists. Schmallenberg virus affects sheep and cattle, and is probably carried by midges. It was identified in Germany last year, and in the UK in



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Roger M. (0)
Saturday March 3, 2012, 11:31 pm
Agnes and the BBC are certainly on a roll this morning. Thanks for all these stories, Agnes.

Alas, I fear we may be hearing more and more stories like this in the days and years to come.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:04 am
The only ones to blame for all the problems of the world are us humans!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 2:55 pm
Worrying.
 

Love Light (0)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 6:05 pm
Worrying.
 

Sue Matheson (71)
Monday March 5, 2012, 8:05 am
thanks.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Monday March 5, 2012, 4:33 pm
Scary! Thanks.
 
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