Vaccination possible against CWD in deer

Vaccination possible against CWD in deer

RESEARCHERS at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere say that a vaccination they have developed to fight a brain wasting syndrome in deer and other animals may hold promise on two additional fronts: protecting U.S. livestock from contracting the disease, and preventing similar brain infections in humans.

The study, published online in Vaccine Dec. 21, documents a scientific milestone: the first successful vaccination of deer against chron

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