Pig Of The Future Might Be Free Of Diseases That Can Infect People

Monday, April 6, 2009 - 09:21 in Health & Medicine

Pigs are known carriers of the bacterium Yersinia enterocolitica, and they can infect both other pigs and people. Human infection occurs through eating improperly-cooked pork. Scientists are trying to rid pigs of the bacterium.

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