Zhang estimates it costs about 1,200 yuan (£140) on average to raise a lean hog to adulthood, with medicine accounting for 2-10% of the total bill. We learn from the vet that the antibiotics used by other local farmers include amoxicillin, tilmicosin and florfenicol, which are added to feed, whereas chloramphenicol, which is used on humans to treat ear and eye infections, is injected. Chlortetracycline, used to treat skin ailments on pigs – and on people – and cephalosporin are used, too. … [Read more...] about Can China kick its animal antibiotic habit?
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Sir Patrick's explanation for the discrepancy is that the figures from Israel were produced by looking at rates of infection in people who were given the jab 14 days ago. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Sir Patrick Vallance answers your questions on lockdowns, vaccines and returning to normal
However, Israel's data does not prove anything about possible impacts of the UK's controversial 12-week gap between doses. The country does not give any more than three weeks between the first and second doses, during which time protection is expected to be minimal at best – and the vaccine is not intended to prevent infection, but severe disease and death. … [Read more...] about Britain records its deadliest day of the Covid pandemic for second day in a row with 1,820 more victims – but the outbreak continues to shrink with 38,905 new infections