Hope for the Tasmanian Devils

Posted on: Fri 18 Nov 2022

Tasmanian Devils have been facing a serious pandemic of their own in recent years: a contagious facial cancer spreading amongst the population and killing thousands each year.

However, there is hope with a new vaccine that is hoped to give this unique creature a fighting chance. 

Andrew S. Flies, Senior Research Fellow in Immunology at the University of Tasmania, joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann to chat about the future of this new vaccine.

Image: Matthias Appel via Flicker

Produced by Tom Mann


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