Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health has developed the Bovilis BTV8 vaccine in a very short period of time. It has been two years since the emergence of the virus in Northern Europe in 2006. The company supplies Bovilis BTV8 vaccine to a number of European countries. At this moment the supply is in balance with the confirmed orders and undecided tender applications.
Stolp: "While the development of effective disease prevention is important, veterinarians also need innovative treatments for a wide variety of diseases. The combination strengthens our innovation-driven, science-centered approach and allows us to complete our broad pharmaceutical segment and to focus on growth opportunities, geographically or in certain product categories and key species segments. As a global leader in animal vaccines, we are concerned with the global health issues and are in a position to take a leadership role in helping to control some threatening infectious diseases."
Schering-Plough's animal health business, with products originating from both Intervet and Schering-Plough Animal Health (SPAH), offers pharmaceuticals and vaccines for companion animals that enable pets and humans to enjoy their time together, as well as a comprehensive portfolio for livestock to help keep them healthy and ensure a safe, wholesome food supply.
Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global health
care company. Through its own biopharmaceutical research and collaborations
with partners, Schering-Plough creates therapies that help save and improve
lives around the world. The company applies its research-and-development
platform to human prescription and consumer products as well as to animal
health products. Schering-Plough's vision is to "Earn Trust, Every Day"
with the doctors, patients, customers and other stakeholders served by its
colleagues around the world. The company is base
|SOURCE Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health|
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