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Saving more livestock, stabilizing more lives

How a made-in-Africa vaccine could combat multiple deadly livestock diseases at the same time
  • Mar 26, 2019
  • 94 words
  • 1 minutes
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The livestock diseases peste des petits ruminants (or PPR), Rift Valley Fever and goat and sheep pox affect millions of animals and people around the world. But a Moroccan veterinary pharmaceutical company is working on a new vaccine that could one day help eradicate both illnesses. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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