The news has been collected Animal's Health (2/3/2021) and in the interview José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno explains the sponge system he has put in place, which allows to detect African swine fever and that together with his vaccine will finally encircle the disease.
In an interview published by Animal´s Health (1/3/2021) the professor José Manuel Sánchez Vizcaino reviews the main lines of research in which he is working on the PPA, as well as the latest news coming about the use of illegal vaccines in China and the threat of the arrival of PPA in Spain which can be the biggest blow to the country after the Covid-19 crisis.
Together with his team, Sánchez-Vizcaíno closely monitors the behavior of SARS-CoV2 in animals with different objectives: they analyze virus samples from four species and the sequences; they have an experimental program with cats they infect with coronavirus; and they are also working on two prototypes of animal vaccines in case they need to be inoculated.
All this financed by the Carlos III Health Institute of Madrid and carried out under his direction in the laboratory of the Viral Immunology and Preventive Medicine Service of the Veterinary Health Surveillance Center (VISAVET) of the Complutense University of Madrid.
José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno details the first results of his study on Covid-19 in pets and lynxes in Spain and confirms that they are working with two prototypes of vaccine against coronavirus in animals.
The news has been reflected in the digital newspaper Animal´s Health (23/02/2021)
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