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More than half of the world’s domestic cats suffer from viral infections causing deadly diseases such as AIDS, leukaemia and peritonitis.
Canine parvovirus is highly contagious and spreads from dog to dog by direct or indirect contact and mortality in puppies can reach 90%.
Outbreaks of classical swine fever have a disastrous effect. Antivirals can play a key role in significantly reducing the risk and size of such outbreaks.
The foot and mouth disease outbreaks in the UK in 2001, Japan in 2010 and Korea in 2011 paralysed most of these countries. Millions of animals were culled each time.
Koi herpes virus disease kills millions of carp every year and is very difficult to treat. Early diagnosis is vital to prevent this herpes virus from spreading.
Virus infections are common in the life of cats and dogs. We have several drugs in development to stop virus infections.
The prophylactic administration of antivirals in a protection zone around an infected farm will make it possible to 'freeze' virus outbreaks.
Whether you are a pet owner or a veterinarian, feel free to contact us or the team at Ghent University to learn more about the FIV treatment.