Also within the context of One Health approach, the separation of funding for studies of vaccine for humans and animals further subdivide the available protective technologies which could be system-transcending. In the study conducted by Warimwe et. al, adenovirus platform was used to develop vaccines for animals and humans. It is already known that adenoviruses can be utilized for human gene therapy applications. It was demonstrated in the study that conjugating Rift Valley Fever virus antigen to a chimpanzee respiratory adenovirus provided 100% protection on multiple livestock after administration. The developed Rift Valley Fever vaccine is planned to be deployed for human clinical trials.
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