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Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have taken a step towards producing better vaccines against Bluetongue â€“ an important disease of livestock - after successfully assembling the virus outside a cell.
Worldwide license agreement expands the Company's veterinary assay portfolio and aims to contain future outbreaks of the devastating viral disease Venlo, The Netherlands - November 6, 2008 - QIAGEN N.V.
THE COUNTRY Land and Business Association (CLA) has welcomed the news that the bluetongue protection zone will be expanded next month.
By Sally Williams SUFFICIENT amounts of bluetongue vaccine need to be made available across Wales in time for the September sales, a farmers' union warned last night.
Vaccinations against a virus that attacks cattle will be available for Derbyshire farmers from tomorrow.
Bluetongue disease is a viral disease that is non-contagious, non-zoonotic, and insect-borne. It is mainly found in sheep and less commonly in cattle, goats, buffalo, deer, dromedaries, and antelope. It is not transmissible to humans. The virus is pathogenic, part of the genus Orbivirus, and is a member of the Reoviridae family. With 24 serotypes the virus can cause serious disease in livestock. Due to its seriousness BTV has received extensive research for the last three decades and is...
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