Lambs aid advances in human RSV treatments

Lambs aid advances in human RSV treatments

VETERINARY research involving lambs at Iowa State University is helping advance new treatments for a common virus in people that sometimes poses a serious threat to newborns.

Mark Ackermann, professor and interim chair of the department of veterinary clinical sciences at Iowa State, leads the research, which tests experimental medications in lambs that have been infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

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