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They have washed surfaces in the home with bleach to kill off germs.
The 35-year-old struck twice inside three second-half minutes to extended the first-half lead Derby full-back Cyrus Christie had given his side with his first goal for his country on his competitive debut and in the process, to kill off any hope of a shock.
If you kill off the snakes," he says, "you could be killing the next wonder drug.
We are playing well enough but we are not doing enough to kill off the teams.
Surface fires then are lit to kill off saplings, reduce fuel loads, enrich the soil with nutrients, and bring fire back to the forest.
Laois managed to get the opening score through captain David Cuddy, but Clare hit back with four goals and three points in the next 15 minutes to kill off any chance of a surprise result.
These below-cost rates also threaten to kill off the jobs that could be created at Verizon and at other New Jersey companies.
Artesunate appears to kill off the bulk of the malaria parasites "with the other drugs mopping up," says study coauthor Paul Garner of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in England.
The meat is heat-treated to kill off things like E-Coli, and campylobacter.
Speaking at this week's NFU council, he said: "Imports which are below UK standards will kill off the farming industry.
Flow UK, tel:+44 (0)145 589 5310, fax:+44 (0)145 589 5305, are suppliers of ultra high pressure systems that kill off dangerous micro-organisms.
When watering stops in the summer, the sun and wind kill off the bit of fibre that lies just below the surface.
Regulate smartly, but know government can't eliminate all risks; kill off unneeded programs; and, intriguingly, "underpromise" on reform and new initiatives in order to rebuild public confidence.
Feminist criticisms of the 1940 edition have also argued that Bigger's killings of Mary and Bessie are disguised attempts to kill off the feminine, the internalized castrating female, in himself (or in Wright).
This measure cuts out the heart of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, threatens to kill off existing competition from upstart companies like New Edge Networks, and stifles broadband deployment in rural America.