New poultry vaccine has potential for mass vaccination

New poultry vaccine has potential for mass vaccination

Vaccine may potentially be administered through water or into embryonated eggs, making it easier for poultry producers to vaccinate flocks.

A team of researchers at Kansas State University, in collaboration with Garcia-Sastre of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has developed a vaccine that protects poultry from multiple strains of avian influenza found in the U.S., including H5N1, H5N2 and H5N8.

The vaccine has the potential to be administered through water or into embryonated eggs, making it easier for poultry producers to vaccinate flocks.

The vaccine, called NDV-H5Nx, protects chickens and likely

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