Honeybee vaccine

America approved the world’s first vaccine for honeybees to protect them from American foulbrood, a disease that ravages hives and for which there is no cure. The shot works by incorporating bacteria into the royal jelly secreted by worker bees and fed to the queen. That ensures larvae have immunity when they hatch. The breakthrough could boost the production of food that relies on honeybee pollination.

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