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Nearly half of state’s beehives have dangerous infection

The bacterium that causes American foulbrood, a disease that kills honeybee larva, has been found in nearly half of all registered beehives in Connecticut. Read more

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Bee disease threatens SA fruit exports

Hundreds of thousands of South African bees are at risk from a disease sweeping through hives and posing a threat to fruit and vegetable farming in the country, an industry expert said. Read more

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Killer bacteria infects beehives

Johannesburg – Millions of bees have caught a highly infectious disease which is threatening fruit export markets and honey production in the Western Cape. Read more

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Dog Can Save Bees By Sniffing Out Deadly Bacteria

Klinker keeps honeybees healthy by sniffing out a disease before it can wipe out whole colonies of bees. Read More

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Bees disease — 1 step closer to finding a cure

Scientists in Germany have discovered a new mechanism of infection for the most fatal bee disease. American Foulbrood (AFB) is the only infectious disease which can kill entire colonies of bees. Every year, this notifiable disease is causing considerable economic … Continue reading

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Norway: New finding of AFB

There have been found AFB in 12 hives in Østfold. Read more (norwegian)

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