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The Bee Disease

Luisa Osborne
Honey bees
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Dogs could be a secret weapon in tracing a devastating disease that's infecting beehives in Canterbury and around the country. 

"American Foul Brood Disease" is a real problem at the moment, especially with bee-keepers at the peak of their harvest. 

Luisa Osborne investigates.