Globally, some 15 research institutes in eight nations are conducting ASF vaccine research. Photo: Reuters Globally, some 15 research institutes in eight nations are conducting ASF vaccine research. Photo: Reuters
Globally, some 15 research institutes in eight nations are conducting ASF vaccine research. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong start-up Pacific GeneTech joins global search for African swine fever vaccine

  • The disease, for which no effective vaccine has made it to market, has resulted in hundreds of millions of pigs either dying or being culled globally
  • Pacific GeneTech plans to conduct its ‘proof-of-concept’ clinical trial on 120 pigs in North America, at a cost of up to US$500,000

Topic |   African swine fever
Globally, some 15 research institutes in eight nations are conducting ASF vaccine research. Photo: Reuters Globally, some 15 research institutes in eight nations are conducting ASF vaccine research. Photo: Reuters
Globally, some 15 research institutes in eight nations are conducting ASF vaccine research. Photo: Reuters
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