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ILRI’s Philip Toye VOA interview on East Coast fever, and the benefits of co-parasitic infections

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
ILRI-Wellcome projects have investigated the disease pathogens circulating in both people and animals in the communities outside the border town of Busia, Kenya, where smallholders mix crop growing with livestock raising (photo credit: ILRI/Pye-Smith). Voice of America’s Joe DeCapua interview Phil Toye, a scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute…

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ILVAC initially focuses on six priority diseases: African swine fever (ASF), contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP), contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP), East Coast fever (ECF), peste des petits ruminants (PPR) and Rift Valley fever (RVF). We also work on vaccines to control wildebeest-associated malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) and ticks. Continue reading