Booster awareness lifts hopes for flystrike vaccine

August 22nd, 2022

Sheep Central, Other, 18/08/2022, Liz Wells
If the global pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that a single dose of vaccine is not enough to counter some of the world’s nastiest biological threats, and if you’re a sheep, or a woolgrower, the Australian sheep blowfly is surely among them. With Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) funding, CSIRO is developing a vaccine to minimise the incidence of flystrike caused by its larvae, and CSIRO senior scientist Tony Vuocolo is leading the project.

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