New World screwworm is eradicated in Florida, ending livestock threat

Five months after the New World screwworm was detected in the United States for the first time in more than 30 years, the pest, a maggot that kills animals by eating their flesh, has been eradicated, said USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. No new cases have been reported since Jan. 10 in Florida.… » Read More

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