Scientists: Rushed ASF vaccine could worsen outbreaks

Scientists: Rushed ASF vaccine could worsen outbreaks

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Paper warns that rushing the development of a vaccine for ASF could make matters worse

“The race to develop an ASF vaccine may overshadow comprehensive efficacy and safety testing, thus potentially investing in the wrong vaccine development strategy and in unnecessary use of animals for experiments,” authors Dolores Gavier-Widen, Karl Stahl and Linda Dixon wrote in this February’s Science.