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on September 25, 2009

Iowa startup creates H1N1 vaccine for pigs

New vaccine for pigs awaits license for use

Sirrah Bios, the brainchild of animal science professor Hank Harris, has developed a vaccine to protect hogs from the H1N1 virus, according to reports.

The vaccine awaits a United States Department of Agriculture conditional license, expected in 2010, before it is commercially available.

The company was a grant recipient of Grow Iowa Values Fund which awarded Sirrah Bios $679,663.

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