Friday, June 26, 2009

N.J. Drug Maker Produces Dog Flu Vaccine-Still Nothing For Human Swine Flu

While drug makers scramble to produce H1N1 influenza vaccines for humans, a drug company with New Jersey ties has developed a drug to ward off a flu strain that targets man's best friend. Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health said this week its canine influenza vaccine -the first approved to protect dogs from the contagious respiratory illness -has received a conditional product license from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read full Star Ledger report here.

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