WNV Vaccine in Progress

Fifty-nine equine cases of West Nile virus (WNV) were confirmed last year in the Northeast. Officials at Fort Dodge Animal Health’s laboratories in Kansas City, Mo., have been working diligently to develop a WNV vaccine for veterinary use, and potentially help prevent the virus from appearing in horses in 2001.

West Nile made its Western Hemisphere debut in the summer and

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