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MSD found in breach of NOAH code on promotion
Bovilis BVD is a bovine viral diarrhoea vaccine for cattle.
Breach regards promotional material for Bovilis BVD

Pharmaceutical company MSD Animal Health has been found to be in breach of the NOAH Code of Practice for the Promotion of Animal Medicines.

The breach is with regard to a promotional leaflet and advertisements for Bovilis BVD, a bovine viral diarrhoea vaccine for cattle. The NOAH Code of Practice Committee concluded that the tagline “P.I. or not P.I.? That is the question!” was in breach of Clauses 4.3 (i), (ii), (iii) and 4.6 of the Code of Practice.

Further details of the Committee ruling are expected to be made shortly and will be published on the NOAH website. 

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New single-dose RHD-2 vaccine launched

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 The first monovalent vaccine to be registered in Europe for the prevention of rabbit hemorrhagic disease type 2 (RHD-2) has been launched by animal health firm HIPRA.

ERAVAC is a single-dose injectable emulsion that can be administered without the need for reconstitution beforehand. The new presentation contains 10 vials with individual doses that can be given to companion rabbits from 30 days of age. 

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New canine and feline dentistry manual announced

A new canine and feline dentistry and oral surgery manual has been published by the BSAVA. Announcing the news on its website, the BSAVA said this latest edition contains new step-by-step operative techniques, together with full-colour illustrations and photographs.

‘This is a timely publication; veterinary dentistry is a field that continues to grow in importance for the general veterinary practitioner,’ the BSAVA said. ‘The manual has been fully revised and updated to include the most relevant, evidence-based techniques.’

The BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Dentistry and Oral Surgery, 4th edition is available to purchase from