Justin Heifetz

Justin Heifetz

Stories by Justin Heifetz

Merck releases tilapia vaccine

MSD Animal Health, known as Merck Animal Health in the U.S. and Canada, released a new fish vaccine on Aug. 18 that is intended to protect tilapia from a dangerous strain of Streptococcus agalactiae. Tilapia, a popular farmed food fish feeding a global demand, is especially vulnerable to the strain of strep in Thailand and Malaysia.

Kinavet CA-1 moves forward to trials

Kinavet CA-1 drew FDA ire last month for bogus marketing claims, but the canine cancer drug, intended to treat mast cell tumors, has gone ahead to a Phase III clinical trial in Florida.