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on May 30, 2017

FAO issues global warning over emerging tilapia disease

Understanding of tilapia lake virus is not complete

With outbreaks in wild and farmed fish already reported on three continents, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has issued a “Special Alert” warning that tilapia lake virus (TiLV) should be “treated with concern.”  While the disease does not directly affect human health, it poses a significant threat…

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