A quarantine placed on two California farms under investigation for mad cow disease has been lifted, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday.
Two farms have been quarantined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as the agency continues to investigate last month's discovery of mad cow disease at a California dairy farm.
Is the testing process for mad cow disease adequate? CNN's Brian Todd reports.
The first U.S. case of mad cow disease in six years sparked fears of illness that prompted two South Korean retailers to suspend the sale of American beef.
The first U.S. case of mad cow disease in six years sparked fears of illness that prompted at least one major South Korean retailer to suspend the sale of American beef.
Elizabeth Cohen reports on the confirmed case of "mad cow" disease in California.
The nation's fourth case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), sometimes referred to as "mad cow disease," has been confirmed in a dairy cow in central California, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday.
During a recent family trip to the mountains, our kids, who were sleeping in the attic, were awakened by a bat flying around the room. We called our doctor, who told us to go to the emergency room, where the kids got the rabies vaccine and immune globulin. Was that really necessary?
Federal health authorities reported Friday the first report of human rabies in the United States linked to a vampire bat rabies virus.
It decimated herds and caused disaster, devastation and death associated with the fall of the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the colonization of Africa.
An airborne virus is rapidly turning people into zombies. Two-thirds of humanity has been wiped out. Scientists desperately look for a cure, even as their own brains deteriorate and the disease robs them of what we consider life.
Dr. Steven Schlozman, author of "The Zombie Autopsies," reviews his five favorite zombie movies.
Early morning chill seeps into the Nghe family's front yard. It's an oasis of fruit trees where a bee swarm the size of a football -- some 10,000 bees -- is huddled for warmth in the branches of a kumquat tree.
Four doses of rabies vaccine are enough to prevent infection in most kids exposed to the deadly virus, according to a new policy statement from the nation's largest organization of pediatricians.
South Korea confirmed two additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease Thursday, as it struggles to contain the disease that has already spread rapidly across the nation and cost the country millions of dollars in exports.
South Korean officials confirmed seven additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease Sunday despite nationwide quarantine efforts, the Yonhap News Agency reported.
South Korea confirmed an outbreak of bird flu Friday as it struggles to contain foot-and-mouth disease, which has rapidly spread across the country.
South Korea raised its foot-and-mouth disease alert to its highest level on Wednesday in an effort to contain the disease that has rapidly spread across the country.
When Linda Thomas of Frederick, Maryland, found out her 2-year old beagle, Henry, had Lyme disease, she was pretty upset. Her dog hardly went outside. But after his diagnosis, Henry's vet told Thomas that Lyme disease, which is transferred to pets by deer ticks, is fairly common in Maryland, and Henry probably should have been vaccinated for it.
Last night, I was walking out from work late at night, and all of a sudden, out of nowhere, a bat sitting on the parking lot lawn charged toward me and within seconds flew very close to me. I did not have time to react or realize what happened or if it touched me.
Around the world, bees are dying in their millions and there's something in this mysterious, silent tragedy that has seized public consciousness.
"Since swine flu is super trendy I wanted to make sure I was in style," she blogs
Three wild boars were put to sleep in Iraq on Friday because of swine flu fears, a zoo official said.
As the swine flu outbreak escalates across the globe, U.S. travelers returning from Mexico are wondering what to do when they come home.
CNN's Kyra Phillips talks to Texas pig farmer J.R. Fortner about swine flu fears and about his business.
The disease most people in the United States and worldwide know as "swine flu" is actually a combination of human and animal strains and has not been shown to be transmissible through eating pork.
Over the past week, I've been inundated with questions about swine flu, via Facebook, Twitter, CNN blogs and e-mail. So this week I'm empowering people with information about swine flu: how to protect yourself, what all the numbers mean and why you shouldn't freak out.
The swine flu outbreak is spawning debate about how people get information during health emergencies -- especially at a time when news sources are becoming less centralized.
Day traders, God bless 'em, will try and make money off just about anything -- even fears of a global swine flu pandemic.
Martin Blaser of New York University gives advice on how to protect yourself from the swine flu virus.
The World Health Organization has called it a "public health emergency of international concern."
CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with infectious disease specialist Dr. Lo Wing Lok about swine flu.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed cases of swine flu in eight students at a New York preparatory school, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday.
As Hayden Henshaw was being rushed to the doctor's office after becoming ill, his father heard that his son's classmates had been struck with the deadly swine flu virus like the one sweeping through Mexico.
A total of seven cases of a previously undetected strain of swine flu have been confirmed in humans in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. None of the patients has had direct contact with pigs.
A Spaniard has died from the human form of mad cow disease, the fifth such death in Spain since 2005, the Ministry of Health said in a statement late Friday.
Another red flag is being waved over dinner tables this week with warnings from the Irish government not to eat its pork products.
The mother of a Spanish man who died from the human form of mad cow disease has also died from the illness, Spain's Ministry of Health says.
The mother of a Spanish man who died from the human form of mad cow disease has also died from the illness, Spain's Ministry of Health said Wednesday.
The first shipment of U.S. beef under a controversial import deal arrived in South Korea on Tuesday, state media reported.
Protesters against the importation of American beef to South Korea clash with police in Seoul.
CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae looks at how some members of the media fueled the mad cow fears in South Korea.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak named three new cabinet ministers Monday in the continuing fallout from his controversial policy to renew U.S. beef imports, the Yonhap news agency reported.
Tens of thousands of South Koreans were demonstrating Saturday on the streets of the capital to protest the government's decision to import what they say is unsafe U.S. beef.
South Korean police raided the offices of civic groups that have led weeks of protests against a government plan to resume U.S. beef imports
Thousands of protesters battled riot police in downtown Seoul early Sunday morning after a rally opposing South Korea's decision to import U.S. beef turned violent. More than 100 were wounded, the state news agency reported.
South Korean protesters clashed with police, hours after the secretary of state vouched for the health of U.S. cattle.
America's chief diplomat found herself vouching for the purity of U.S. cattle Saturday, wading into a bitter South Korean trade dispute
South Korea's government said Wednesday it would resume imports of American beef this week, hoping to move on from a crisis that battered the pro-U.S. administration with weeks of anti-government protests over food safety.
South Korea is lifting the ban on U.S. beef imports, but with restrictions. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports
President Bush is traveling to Japan early next month for a summit of leading industrialized nations, but is skipping for now a widely expected stop in South Korea
Strict inspections will be in place when South Korea resumes importation of U.S. beef, following a public outcry over concerns about mad cow disease.
An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease from one of five locations being considered for a new laboratory would cost the U.S. economy more than $4 billion
All U.S. beef exported to South Korea will come from cattle less than 30 months old, officials said Saturday, in a deal made to placate South Korean protesters
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak announced the replacement of seven top aides Friday in the midst of a public outcry over government plans to resume U.S. beef imports.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak delivered his second apology in a month Thursday over his handling of plans to resume U.S. beef imports.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak plans to shake up his cabinet this week after massive protests, triggered by a deal his government reached to resume U.S. beef imports, the state news agency reported Monday.
Massive protests over U.S. beef prompted South Korea's Cabinet's offer to resign. CNN's Sohn Jie-Ae reports.
The South Korean trade minister plans to meet with his U.S. counterpart this week and may announce more negotiations on a deal that has imperiled the South Korean government, state media reported Thursday.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak promised a "fresh start" Wednesday after his entire Cabinet and top civil servants offered to resign following street protests.
A deal to resume imports of U.S. beef may have sparked the demonstrations in Seoul, but the unrest feeds off a menu of grievances
Prime Minister Han Seung-soo and the South Korean Cabinet offered to resign Tuesday amid an uproar over an unpopular deal to resume importing U.S. beef, the Yonhap news agency reported.
iReporters David and Jennifer Lane share video of anti-U.S. protesters in Seoul, South Korea.
The top aides of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered their resignations Friday in the midst of a growing public uproar over an unpopular deal to resume the import of U.S. beef, Lee's office told CNN.
No U.S. beef will exported to South Korea until the countries agree on limiting shipments to meat from cattle of a certain age, South Korea's agriculture minister said Tuesday.
South Korea is delaying its planned resumption of U.S beef imports in the face of mounting protests, state media said Monday.
Police in South Korea detained more than 200 protesters Sunday who clashed with officers over the country's decision to open its market to most U.S. beef, state media said.
South Korea will open its market to most U.S. beef, a senior government official said Thursday, according to state media.
South Korea's president has apologized on national television for failing to take on board concerns in his country about mad cow disease.
The Bush administration on Friday urged a federal appeals court to stop meatpackers from testing all their animals for mad cow disease, but a skeptical judge questioned whether the government has that authority
South Korea agreed to resume U.S. beef imports that had been halted over mad cow disease, clearing a key hurdle to a broader trade deal with Washington
South Korea agreed to resume U.S. beef imports that had been halted over mad cow disease, clearing a key hurdle to a broader trade deal with Washington just hours before the countries' leaders were to meet Friday
Hours before a U.S.-South Korean summit, the two nations have reached an agreement that could clear the way for South Korea to resume imports of U.S. beef, a South Korean news agency reported Friday.
Mad cow disease has killed two people since December in the Castilla Leon region north of Madrid, a regional health authority spokeswoman told CNN Monday.
Spain seems unfazed by the latest reported deaths from the human form of mad cow disease. CNN's Al Goodman reports
Last weekend's 143 million-pound beef recall -- the largest in U.S. history -- was initiated not simply because cattle that couldn't walk made it into the U.S. food supply, but because they weren't reinspected after becoming immobile.
A slaughterhouse that has been accused of mistreating cows agreed Sunday to recall 143 million pounds of beef in what federal officials called the largest beef recall in U.S. history.
Britain has imposed a nationwide ban on the movement of animals after another outbreak of foot and mouth disease was discovered on a cattle farm in Surrey, close to the site of last month's outbreak of the highly transmissible virus.
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