Screwworm life cycle contributes to threat

Screwworm life cycle contributes to threat

AFTER nearly 50 years on the "eradicated" list, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed in early October the presence of New World screwworm in Key deer from the National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key, Fla.

USDA's National Veterinary Services Laboratories in Ames, Iowa, confirmed the finding as a local infestation of New World screwworm (C

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