INDIAN IMMUNOLOGICALS LTD LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST VACCINE AGAINST TAPEWORMS IN PIGS
~ The vaccine has the potential to significantly reduce epilepsy in humans ~
New Delhi, October 19, 2016: Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL), the market leader in veterinary biologicals and one of the largest animal & human health players in India, today announced the launch of CYSVAX which is the world’s first vaccine to fight against Tapeworms in pigs. IIL has developed a recombinant porcine (Pigs) Cysticercosis vaccine- CYSVAX for use in pigs which also has the potential to significantly reduce the incidence of epilepsy in humans.
“IIL is the largest veterinary vaccine company in India and undertakes the research& development to provide cost effective solutions for various diseases. Seventy percent of the world’s emerging diseases in humans are of animal origin. In line with WHO’s “One Health” (Health of Humans, Animals and Ecosystems are interconnected), CYSVAX will significantly reduce the incidence of Epilepsy in the developing world”said Dr K Anand Kumar, Managing Director, IIL.