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BEIJING, Dec. 16 (Xinhuanet) -- A new epidemic goat flu (or called Q-fever) has struck the Netherlands since last week.
An estimated 2,300 people have succumbed to Q-fever this year in the country and six have died.
According to Dutch experts, Q-fever is caused by bacteria released when pregnant goats or sheep have spontaneous abortions.
A relative study shows that many animals can carry this kind of bacteria, but contact with infected goats is believed to be the main source of human infections.
The Dutch government said Thursday it planned to slaughter all pregna
Originally posted by RocKukko
reply to post by Sharrow
Well, here in Europe, in Finland MASSES have taken the vaccination, except youth that have rejected it mostly because of fear mongering in internet.
The count was 4 by June 25, 2009, so only 2 have died in the last 6 months.