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Marek’s disease a threat to India’s poultry industry

Marek's disease is reemerging in Indian poultry despite vaccination efforts, leading to substantial economic losses. The field isolates of Marek's disease virus (MDV) circulating in...

Marek’s wreaking havoc in Pakistan poultry

Marek’s disease is a significant threat to poultry in Pakistan, with a pathogenic virus strain identified as serotype-1. Muhammed Azeem, a researcher from the...

Marek’s is easy to control, here’s how to get vaccination right

The Marek's virus can be transmitted from the environment and in endemic areas, the virus can survive at room temperature for several months. Therefore,...

Algae can be an alternative to control Marek’s disease

Numerous scientific publications have reported that algal extracts can have different biological activities, including viral infection inhibition. Studies conducted by Olmix show algae extracts...

MD causes immunosuppression, tumors

Marek’s disease (MD) has long been plaguing the poultry industry, causing immunosuppression and tumors in long-life birds. Phang Yuen Fun, Avian Technical Manager at...

Protecting against poultry diseases with 3-in-1 vaccine

Marek’s (MD), infectious bursal (IBD) or Gumboro, and Newcastle disease (ND) are prevalent in Asia. Providing a strong immune foundation and optimized protection against...

Pirbright discovers ways to improve Marek’s vaccine

Research by Pirbright scientists reveals that the chicken immune response to Marek’s disease virus (MDV) differs depending on the genetic makeup of infected birds,...

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