CAHFS Weekly Update: MN Department of Agriculture Receives Funding to Bolster Rural Stress and Mental Health Initiative; COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for 5-11yr old Population; United Nations (UN) Climate Conference
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), and 11 partners, recently received $500,000 to advance it’s “Bend, Don’t Break” initiative. The funding, awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), will support efforts targeted toward rural Minnesotan communities to address mental health challenges.
Iowa Works with Meat Processors to Prepare for FAD; USDA ARS one step closer to ASFV vaccine; African Swine Fever Moving West in Germany
CAHFS Weekly Update: Increase in COVID-19 Cases among Middle and High School Students; Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine to Resume; The COVID-19 Surge in India
CAHFS Weekly Update: Carps are Removed from the Mississippi River; Fertilizer Wastewater Moved to Tampa Bay; Inequity in the Vaccine Distribution
CAHFS Weekly Update: Widespread pesticide exposure reported in MN white-tailed deer; APHIS Proposes to Eliminate the Voluntary Trichinae Certification Program; Africa: Multiple countries
CAHFS Weekly Update: MN launches COVID-19 testing campaign for school going children; New Listeria outbreak linked to Queso Fresco Cheese; China: New African swine fever (ASF)
CAHFS Weekly Update: Updates on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in MN; Smuggled animal products seized at the US Int Airports; New Covid-19 variant and shortage of oxygen in Amazonas State- B Inbox
Minnesotans who are not in the designated high-priority groups, including those 65 and older, may start to receive Covid-19 vaccines soon. This is due to the existence of some remnants from Health Care Providers in the State.
Weekly Update |Minnesotan homes’ radioactive gas concern in the midst of the pandemic; Pet face mask demand skyrocketed; Streptococcus suis infections linked to eating raw pork in Thailand
As many people are spending more time in their homes during the pandemic, the potential exposure to household health hazard gases could be higher. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says that it is more important than ever to know if our homes have high levels of radioactive gas known as radon.