Flu-Avert Patented; Bound For Canada

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Heska received a patent for its equine intranasal influenza vaccine, Flu Avert I.N., on March 15, 2001. The unique vaccine is administered in one dose using a nasal applicator.

The modified live vaccine was introduced in November of 1999, and has since been proven safe and efficacious in protecting horses from common strains of influenza. Patricia W. Dowling, PhD and Julius S. Youngner,

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