Thursday, June 22, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Getting to the root of disease

VIDO researcher talks about current diseases and research in livestock during recent Moose Jaw stop

Crystal Schick/Times-Herald

Dr. Volker Gerdts, associate director of research at
the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization
(VIDO), talks about his research at the Saskatchewan
Stock Growers Association (SSGA)’s 104th
annual convention in Moose Jaw.

By Lisa Goudy

Viruses mutate all the time and just as they can affect humans, they can affect livestock as well.

This makes the research and development being done at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO)’s international vaccine centre at the University of Saskatchewan so important. Researchers there focus on diseases affecting the livestock industries that are also important to human health.

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