The application is for a genetically modified virus (GMO) to be used as a vaccine for chickens. Vaxxitek HVT + IBD is a live vaccine based on the turkey Herpesvirus (HVT) expressing the VP2 transgene from the Infectious Bursal Disease Virus (IBDV).

The vaccine is indicated for the active immunisation of chickens to help prevent both Infectious Bursal disease and Marek’s disease.

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