Progress on footrot vaccine

Dr Ruth Kennan and Professor Julian Rood.

Professor Julian Rood and Dr Ruth Kennan have featured in the media, as progress has been made towards developing a new vaccine for ovine footrot. Ovine footrot is a serious disease in sheep, and the team of researchers from Monash BDI and the University of Sydney have identified potential footrot vaccine antigen candidates for further testing. A media release from Meat & Livestock Australia has appeared in a number of newspapers including Queensland Country Life, and Stock & Land, and agricultural news sites such as Stock Journal, North Queensland RegisterSheep Central and more.