Leishmaniasis Vaccine Breakthrough

Posted: 11th December 2018

Scientists at the University of Iowa, have reported that a vaccine used to prevent dogs from contracting the parasitic disease can also be used to treat infected dogs.

Canine leishmaniosis is a major zoonotic disease in more than 70 countries and is posing an escalating problem in the UK, as more infected rescue dogs are imported into the country from eastern Europe and the Mediterranean.

To read the Vet Times article click here.