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Big players continue to add to patent portfolios

Last month saw a bumper collection of new patent applications featuring innovations made by the leading animal health companies.

R&D Antiparasitics

Equine West Nile virus threat surges in US

New research data from Zoetis shows the potentially fatal West Nile virus has become more prevalent among horses in the US.

North America United States

Supplemental US approval for Elanco's Interceptor Plus

Elanco has gained an additional US approval for its Interceptor Plus (Milbemycin oxime and praziquantel) chewable antiparasitic.

FDA United States

Bayer supports pet product manufacturing with €92m investment

Bayer is supporting its animal health unit by investing around €92 million ($104 million) until 2021 in developing its most important production facility.

Europe Germany

SmartVet re-evaluates the concept of innovation as it eyes expansion to Brazil

US company SmartVet is edging towards product commercialization in its second geography, as it takes its drug delivery platform through Brazil's regulatory system. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey spoke to the firm about how it perceives innovation and its interest in the data side of the animal health market.

Equipment & Technology Antiparasitics

Neogen refreshes Prozap insecticide portfolio

US animal health company Neogen has upgraded its Prozap portfolio of livestock and equine insecticides to increase visibility and effectiveness in the sector.

Antiparasitics Pharmaceuticals

Race is on for a solution to expensive sea lice conundrum

At a time when consumers are paying record prices from salmon products in Europe, the finger of blame is being pointed firmly in the direction of sea lice. Animal Pharm analyst Malcolm Flanagan explores a world of possible solutions.

Europe Norway

Climate change forcing parasites further south in Australia

Parasites such as worms, ticks and flies have been a perennial problem in the tropical north of Australia but now they are moving south and threatening livestock in sub-tropical areas.

Asia Pacific Australia

Gates Foundation turns increasingly to animal health majors to solve market failures

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is engaging more with leading animal health companies in its quest to tackle the problems hindering sub-Saharan Africa.

Middle East and Africa Antiparasitics

Monthly patent applications feature teat seal innovations

Last month saw fewer new patent applications of note made by the leaders of the animal health industry. Of these, two focused on new teat seal technology for the prevention of mastitis.

Pharmaceuticals Antiparasitics

MSD chicken antiparasitic close to EU approval

European authorities have issued a positive opinion for the marketing authorization of a new MSD Animal Health chicken antiparasitic.

Europe Antiparasitics

Virbac in pact for ruminant parasite control

Virbac is aiming to bring a new dimension to its antiparasitic range by teaming up with Australian company Bio-Gene Technology to develop an insect control agent in ruminants.

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