N&H TOPLINE: Vaccines, diagnostics increasingly important

N&H TOPLINE: Vaccines, diagnostics increasingly important

Kansas State center receives $2.3m grant for vaccine research; diagnostic tool developed for encephalitis in sheep and goats.

Scientific advancement has allowed global animal agriculture to expand its use of vaccines and better diagnostics to target specific animal diseases, and that work continues especially in areas related to zoonotic disease — those that affect both humans and animals.

On Aug. 4, the Center of Excellence for Emerging Zoonotic and Animal Diseases (CEEZAD) at Kansas State University announced it will use a $2.3 million federal grant to study the safety in livestock of a newly developed

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