Phibro makes progress on ASF vaccine
July 12, 2019 By Nicole Heslip Filed Under: Innovations, News, Pork
Phibro Animal Health Corporation has announced they are pursuing a patent for their developing African Swine Fever vaccine.
CEO Jack Bendheim says the group of peptides and proteins that’s
been identified is a significant step toward finding a solution to the
Researchers within the company are creating an epitope-based vaccine which could treat ASF and stop the spread by creating a protective immune response in animals.
The USDA previously has given a notice of intent to license a preventative vaccine for African Swine Fever to Zoetis and a Bulgarian pharmaceutical company. Vaccines are also in development in China, Vietnam, and the UK.
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