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  • A vaccine developed by researchers at The Pirbright Institute triggers a rapid immune response which protects chickens against signs of disease and reduces virus shedding. The researchers say the vaccine would also be easier and less costly to produce than the traditional influenza vaccines made in chicken eggs. Many poultry influenza vaccines protect birds from […]
  • Scientists with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have developed an experimental vaccine to protect cattle from infection with Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP). Rather than use the cells of live but weakened or dead MAP, as has been done with past commercial vaccine formulations, ARS microbiologists Judy Stabel and John Bannantine set their sights […]
  • A symposium organised by DISCONTOOLS in collaboration with STAR-IDAZ IRC, and hosted by AnimalhealthEurope will be held on the 20 October 2021. This will be a ‘face-to-face’ meeting held in Brussels rather than a virtual meeting that we have become used to. The symposium will draw on the DISCONTOOLS and STAR-IDAZ IRC initiatives to identify […]