World’s First Vax For Honeybees Targets Hive Killing ‘Foulbrood’

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At a glance

  • The US Department of Agriculture has approved the first honeybee vaccine in the world. The vaccine, according to the scientists, will provide protection against a disease that may wipe out colonies in as little as three weeks.
  • “Our vaccine is a breakthrough in protecting honeybees,” said Annette Kleiser, chief executive of Dalan. “We are ready to change how we care for insects, impacting food production on a global scale.”

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