How Do Bees Deal With Disease? Dealing With Life in a VERY Close Family

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  • Monday September 13, 2021
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Dr. Adam Dolezal
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Audience: Family
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Like humans, honey bees live in huge groups, and have to deal with some of the same challenges we do. How do bees deal with diseases and how can some pathogens take advantage of densely packed bee colonies?