• Short Summary

    Thousands of mice are being used at the Greek Ministry of Agriculture's Foot and Mouth Disease Research Laboratory in Athens, where a vaccine is extracted from the brain of these little animals, in order to combat epizootia - the African horse sickness which is rampant in Asia and the Middle East, and has now spread to Cyprus.

  • Description

    Thousands of mice are being used at the Greek Ministry of Agriculture's Foot and Mouth Disease Research Laboratory in Athens, where a vaccine is extracted from the brain of these little animals, in order to combat epizootia - the African horse sickness which is rampant in Asia and the Middle East, and has now spread to Cyprus.

    Research at the Athens laboratory is under Dr Nicholas Tsortsakis, a specialist in the disease, who hopes to be able to mass produce the epizootia vaccine and to prevent a serious outbreak in Europe.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAS45X3RPHXFLMVXRCVLUL2VME
    Media URN:
    VLVAS45X3RPHXFLMVXRCVLUL2VME
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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