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Tuesday
Dec292009

'Flu vaccine puts sharks at risk

The demand for squalene, a compound found in shark livers that is used in making 'flu vaccines, is adding to the pressure on already over-fished populations of some shark species, reports National Geographic

More at: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/12/091229-sharks-liver-oil-swine-flu-vaccine.html

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