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Evolving Strategies for an Evolving Virus
Highlights of a roundtable discussion
The evolution of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a continuing challenge for the poultry industry. Vaccination is key to IBV control, but developing a new vaccine for every new IBV strain that emerges is diﬃcult to impossible.
Finding the right combination of vaccines to cross-protect is often critical to success. Zoetis recently hosted a roundtable where renowned IBV experts shared their experiences and strategies.