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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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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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