Special Issue "Vaccine against Poultry Diseases"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2023) | Viewed by 1046
Poultry production is increasing globally to meet the demand of animal-source proteins. Chicken meat and eggs are cheap and readily available animal-source foods. Time and again, poultry production has faced setbacks across the globe due to infectious disease outbreaks at the farm level that not only lead to production and economic losses, but also put food security at risk.
Robust vaccines and stringent vaccination procedures supplemented with farm biosecurity are essential to control infectious diseases. To date, many vaccines are commercially available against major poultry diseases, with promising results that need to be validated by the broader scientific community. We are launching this Special Issue, “Vaccines against poultry diseases”, and welcome papers highlighting recent and modern approaches towards the development of next-generation poultry vaccines. We will also accept papers emphasizing the molecular diagnosis, epidemiology and control of poultry diseases. Manuscripts dealing with the study of barriers to vaccine uptake, the preparedness of farming communities against poultry disease and making technology available to the farming community will be considered only if the subject is relevant to poultry vaccines. The mission is to enhance the scientific knowledge in the field of poultry vaccines and to promote poultry health.
Dr. Muhammad Nawaz
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