ALBANY SCIENTISTS PRODUCE SHEEP VACCINE FIRST

LISA MORRISON

 A world-first vaccine more than 25 years in the making is being developed in Albany and could be available in commercial quantities by the end of next year. The vaccine, created in collaboration between researchers at the Department of Agriculture and Food’s Albany district office and the Moredun Research Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland, will guard against the world’s most severe sheep and goat parasite–Barbers pole worm (Haemonchus contortus).

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