August 11, 2017

A study involving the Department of Biology was reported on in Live Science. 


A single vaccine could potentially protect against two of the biggest bioterrorism threats — plague and anthrax, an early study suggests.

The researchers tested a new "bivalent" anthrax-plague vaccine in mice, rats and rabbits that were later exposed to plague and anthrax at the same time. They found that the vaccine offered 100 percent protection against both typically deadly diseases.

Continue reading in Live Science.