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How to control bovine tuberculosis

Nature volume 511, pages 158159 (10 July 2014) | Download Citation

A model of the transmission and spread of bovine tuberculosis in Britain suggests that controlling the epidemic will require large-scale cattle slaughter or a major rethink of combined control strategies. See Letter p.228

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  1. Robbie A. McDonald is at the Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn TR10 9FE, UK.

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