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Airborne Pathogen Disinfection Systems Installation

Installations of the Airborne Pathogen Disinfection Systems will begin soon. Email for detailed information.   Environmental pathogen infection prevention and control for agriculture and the food industries. For over a decade the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has urged a protocol of hand washing in both the healthcare and public sectors.  Yet no one has properly discussed the washing of  indoor air  until now.  APR BIO-Tech is  pleased to announce the  launch of an Airborne Pathogen Disinfection System (APDS) that scrubs the air free of airborne and surface pathogens.  Bacteria,…

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Bird Flu

U.S. deploys newly minted bird flu plan to protect humans, poultry By Tom Polansek and Julie Steenhuysen January 18, 2016 CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. farm and health officials are racing to assess the threat that a type of bird flu never before seen in the country poses to humans and poultry, employing emergency plans drawn up in the wake of a devastating outbreak in birds last year. The federal government sprang into action on Friday after confirmation overnight that the virus had hit an Indiana turkey far m, alerting other…

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How Dirty is Money?

Public Health Dirty Money: A Microbial Jungle Thrives In Your Wallet Updated April 24, 20147:23 AM ET Published April 23, 20147:40 AM ET Michaeleen Doucleff You may have heard that dollar bills harbor trace amounts of drugs. But those greenbacks in your wallet are hiding far more than cocaine and the flu. They’re teeming with life. Each dollar bill carries about 3,000 types of bacteria on its surface, scientists have found. Most are harmless. But cash also has DNA from drug resistant microbes. And your wad of dough may even…

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