How cats and cows protect farm children from asthma

07/19/2017

Photo: Three boys standing in a cowshed; Copyright: University of Zurich

Among farm children, allergies are increasing less dramatically than in the case of their friends who live not on a farm. Not only microbes protect against asthma evidently, but also farm animals: Petting cats and cows and drinking farm milk can also prevent asthma; © University of Zurich