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Introducing English and Swahili instructional videos on the patterns, signs, symptoms and control of Rift Valley fever

The aim of these short and practical video productions is to improve knowledge of Rift Valley fever and its control measures. To further encourage local communities to participate in surveillance and programs working to better prevent or control the disease, the videos have also been prepared in Swahili. Continue reading

‘Living tools’ at the frontier of vaccine development—A Keystone Symposium workshop by Vish Nene
AHH / ILRI / LIVESTOCKCRP / Research / Vaccines

‘Living tools’ at the frontier of vaccine development—A Keystone Symposium workshop by Vish Nene

Originally posted on ILRI news:
Health for Animals and the World Veterinary Association launched the first annual World Animal Vaccination Day on 20 April 2016. The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) takes pleasure in celebrating this day this year by offering a ‘virtual workshop’ on the new and exciting tools ushering in a new era…

New publication: Immune parameters to p67C antigen adjuvanted with ISA206VG correlate with protection against East Coast fever
Africa / AHH / Animal Diseases / Cattle / Disease Control / East Africa / ECF / ILRI / LIVESTOCKCRP / Research / Tick Unit / Vaccines

New publication: Immune parameters to p67C antigen adjuvanted with ISA206VG correlate with protection against East Coast fever

Three doses of p67C antigen generated stronger immune responses than two doses. Antibody titres and CD4+ T-cell proliferation correlated with protection against East Coast fever. The number of doses could not be reduced from three to two without compromising the protection. Continue reading