Wrestling with bird flu, Europe considers once-taboo vaccines | Science

In March, Christian Drouin, a French farmer in the Vendée, discovered that his chickens were dying of avian influenza. He had to take drastic action to cull his flock and prevent the infection from spreading. Normally, veterinarians would arrive to gas the birds with carbon dioxide. But the veterinary teams were overwhelmed with calls to … Read more

Arts & Sciences Council considers proposal for new health policy certificate at Thursday meeting

The Arts & Sciences Council approved a new minor and heard a proposal for a new certificate in health policy at their Thursday meeting. At the beginning of the meeting, the Council approved a new minor titled “Artificial Intelligence: Applications and Implications,” to be housed in the computer science department. The vote was passed with … Read more