Anti-abortion vaccine

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Researchers at the University of California-Davis are working on a new vaccine to prevent foothill abortion. Also known as epizootic bovine abortions, foothill abortions are caused by a bacterium transmitted by bites from the pajaroello tick.

The scientists think that an experimental protein-based vaccine can be developed based on new data they’ve gathered about the pathogen. If all goes well, you may be able to immunize cows and heifers against this bacterium in about three years.



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