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Vish Nene and Dirk Werling filmed on affinities between East Coast fever in cattle and malaria and cancer in people

Dirk Werling, of the Royal Veterinary College (photo credit: RVC).

South Africa’s first 24-hour television news channel, eNCA, has broadcast a 2-minute film that describes how the disease East Coast fever affects cattle in Africa and how research to develop a new-generation vaccine against it may hold promise for research on the human ailments of malaria and cancer. 141 more words


Wendy Brown at WSU part of international East Coast fever vaccine development project

Bull (Plate I) by Pablo Picasso, 1945, Museum of Modern Art (via Wikipaintings).

‘Researchers at Washington State University have begun work on a vaccine that could save the lives of millions of cattle around the world. 231 more words


Dirk Werling of RVC part of international East Coast fever vaccine development project

A news item on the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) website reports the following.

‘The RVC (through Professor Dirk Werling) is involved in a multi-national program grant entitled “Improved vaccines for the control of East Coast fever in cattle in Africa”. 181 more words


Photoessay explains how new East Coast fever vaccine project will save cattle, livelihoods

In January 2014, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) announced formation of a global consortium supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a new vaccine against the tick-borne livestock disease East Coast fever, which kills more than one million cattle each year in sub-Saharan Africa. 146 more words


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The Encyclopedia of Life has an ambitious mission statement to increase awareness and understanding of living nature through a resource that gathers, generates, and shares knowledge in an open, freely accessible and trusted digital resource. 70 more words

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