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and also single out any suspected animals that could have been exposed to the disease. 4. What is glanders? How was it used in warfare? Glanders is an infectious disease caused by bacterium. That can be transferred from horses to human through direct contact, inhalation, skin abrasions and contact with nasal and oral surfaces. This was used in warfare as a form of bioterrorism by the Germans. They could have infected Russian horses which would then infect humans who interacted with them. 5. What are the symptoms of EPM in horses? The symptoms of EPM are loss of coordination, stumbling, weakness, muscles atrophy and a head tilt. Critical Thinking Questions 1. Why do you think there is so much concern over livestock illnesses? What consequences can these diseases have for humans? There is much concern of livestock illnesses because they are a big part of our food industry. They provide us with not only income but food such as meat and dairy products. If disease is not treated and continues to spread they can produce bad quality products which can then cause illness in
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humans who consume those products. And industries lose millions of dollars to this cause. Due to the fact that they lose livestock and consumers.
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  • Winter '17
  • Karen Tosetti Schott
  • Health Science, pH, Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, neurodegenerative disease, large mammals, Veterinaryscience

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