Vaccine for ‘Swamp Cancer’ in Development

report posted 03/14/19 by 13 News Now in Norfolk, VA says a disease that infected some of the wild horses on Assateague Island last year is the subject of research aimed at preventing it.  The chances of surviving the infection are low if not treated early.

No new cases of the disease, known as pythiosis, have been reported in 2019 according to the report.

RELATED: ‘Swamp Cancer’ Claims More Chincoteague Ponies.

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