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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Vaccine Against Swine Influenza Virus
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Patent Number: 6287570
Docket Number: 24098
Serial Number: 9197679
Date Patented: 09/11/2001

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Date Filed:
November 23, 1998

Abstract:
This invention provides means for protecting swine against influenza virus by administration of an attenuated recombinant vaccinia virus containing inserts of the hemagglutinin (HA) and nucleoprotein (NP) genes of influenza virus, which express the hemagglutinin and nucleoprotein proteins. The vaccine of the invention provides protection from influenza infection. By protecting pigs from infection, the human population is protected from transfer of infection from swine to the human population.

Inventor:
Patricia L. Foley
USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
55789 Oak Boulevard
Huxley, IA 50124
(515) 663-7265
Last Modified: 2/24/2014
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