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Press Releases 2015


MERS virus – Drying out the reservoir

A German-Dutch team has succeeded in immunizing dromedaries against the MERS virus. As the camels appear to be the major reservoir of the virus, the vaccine should also reduce the risk of future outbreaks of the disease in humans.more


World experts meet to discuss latest developments in equine genomics



Marine Research in the Museum

Funding: 420,000 euros for a cooperative project on the health of porpoises, grey seals and harbor seals.more


Novel Pestivirus Discovered in Sheep and Goats

Closely related to classical swine fever virus.more

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