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Scientists Pave The Way For Vaccine To Combat Devastating Avian Disease

Recent reduction in the use of antibiotic growth promoters in animal feeds has resulted in a dramatic increase in the severe poultry disease - necrotic enteritis. New research suggests that the disease, which is costing the worldwide poultry industry an estimated 600 million pounds a year, could be prevented by immunisation with a vaccine that is being developed at the University of Exeter...

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