Australia to import live lumpy skin disease so CSIRO can develop vaccine

April 14th, 2022

ABC Online, Other, 08/04/2022, Lucy Barbour
Australia will import lumpy skin disease so scientists can develop a vaccine to prevent the infection spreading should it reach the nation’s shores. Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud said the CSIRO’s Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness in Geelong would start testing the virus, which could decimate Australia’s red meat and dairy industries.

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