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Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases in Uganda, New Scientific Research Delivers Anti-Tick Vaccine

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Across Sub Saharan Africa, at least 80% of all poor families are solely dependent on livestock farming for their survival. When it comes to Uganda, over 50% of the population look to livestock as thei...

How TicVac-U will turn Ugandas cows into cash cows

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Ugandan farmers who could switch up their herd to European exotic cattle breeds could viably increase their income ten-fold. This is because exotic cows on average, produce 10-30 times more milk than ...

The Safety and Efficacy of the Ticvac Tick Vaccine Against Tick-Borne Diseases in Uganda

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Prevention of infectious diseases in beef cattle through vaccination is critically important. Vaccines provide a safer, effective, and economically important immunologic prevention of infectious disea...

Ugandan scientist leads research to produce an anti-tick vaccine to combat East Coast Fever

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In this report, we profile the work of renown Makerere University scientist and professor, Dr. Margaret Saimo-Kahwa and her efforts to produce an antitick vaccine to combat the rising epidermic of a n...

How TicVac-U will address the challenge of ticks and acaricide resistance in Uganda

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Uganda loses more than US$1.1billion annually due to ticks and tick-borne diseases. East Coast Fever (ECF) alone kills approximately 30% of the annual calf-crop of Uganda’s indigenous cattle. Worse,...

How does the TicVac-U anti-tick vaccine work

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How does TicVac-U ™ anti-tick vaccine work? Through which mechanisms does the TicVac-U vaccine work against East Coast Fever (ECF) and Babesiosis, the two major tick-borne diseases that affect cattl...