Norway’s strict LA-MRSA transmission measures prevent the import of almost all live pigs – but the bacteria have found a new way in
Michael Schubert |
Denmark may not strictly curate its pigs’ health, but not all countries follow suit. Nearby Norway, for instance, carefully maintains its herds’ disease-free status through extensive screening and a tight lock on live imports. Nevertheless, several outbreaks of LA-MRSA overtook Norwegian pigs even after the introduction of import bans – so the authorities began asking: how?
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