Admission test for the degree course in medicine and surgery 2012-2013

Test ministeriali 2012-2013 in lingua inglese per l’accesso alla facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia 2012-2013

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One of the fastest-growing beauty treatments in Britain, fish pedicures - where tiny toothless fish called garra rufa smooth feet by eating dead skin - has come under scrutiny from animal rights campaigners. One campaigner said, 'Fish are covered by the Animal Welfare Act. They need a stable environment and clean water, uncontaminated by perfume or lotions.' A spa in London's West End was closed recently by the local council when many of the fish in its pedicure pool died. There should be a complete ban on this type of pedicure, or else there will soon be no garra rufa. Which one of the following is the best statement of the flaw in the above argument?