Latest Foot-and-mouth disease Stories
GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVCD) today announced that it has entered into a second agreement with Merial, the animal health division of sanofi-aventis.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVC) announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2010.
BLUE BELL, Pa., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVC) today announced that the company will be working with Merial to develop and commercialize GenVec's proprietary vaccine technology for use against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).
A new National Research Council report requested by Congress finds "several major shortcomings" in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security assessment of risks associated with operating the proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kan.
The virus, called enterovirus 71, is closely related to poliovirus, and was first detected in California in the 1960s.
LONDON, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- BioRadar UK Ltd. predicted one year ago the current severe Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreaks after recording an increase of the Replikin Count (ref. 1) of the FMD Virus (FMDV) to its highest level in 52 years.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today GenVec, Inc.
Combining technology and animal health, a group of Kansas State University researchers is developing a more effective way to predict the spread of foot-and-mouth disease and the impact of preventative measures.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an op-ed by Ron DeHaven DVM, MBA, CEO and Executive Vice President, American Veterinary Medical Association, Former Administrator, U.S.
Orf, an exanthemous disease, is caused by a parapox virus primarily occurring in sheep and goats. It has many other names including thistle disease, scabby mouth, and sheep pox. It can infect humans as well. It is a zoonotic disease meaning that humans contract the disease through direct contact with infected animals. Generally there are no systemic symptoms. The finger, hand, arm, face, and genitals can be infected locations. Due to this it is important to practice proper hygiene and...
Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...
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