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Lucilla Steinaa on laboratory facilities for developing a new-generation vaccine against East Coast fever
1 minute with Lucilla Steinaa, a researcher at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) who is a principal investigator in a new project to produce a new-generation vaccine against East Coast fever.
2:11 minutes with Cynthia Baldwin, a scientist at the US Agency for International Development and former scientist at the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD), who talks about the importance of vaccines in controlling infectious animal diseases like East Coast fever.
Opening the workshop, Jimmy Smith, ILRI’s director general, highlighted three areas that the project will address. First, by developing an improved vaccine for East Coast fever, the project will increase food security by reducing losses of livestock. 69 more words
2:10 minutes with Tony Musoke, chair of an external advisory committee for a multi-institutional project on ‘Improved Vaccines for the Control of East Coast Fever in Cattle in Africa’ and former scientist at the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD), who describes how Africa’s farmers will benefit from better controlling East Coast fever.