Jorge Osorio

Osorio To Lead UW Global Health Institute

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Jorge Osorio, an expert in epidemiology, virology and vaccines, has been named the next director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Global Health Institute. Osorio, professor of pathobiological sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine, has …

Researchers Work on Avian Influenza Vaccine

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A University of Wisconsin research team is making some progress in developing a vaccine for avian influenza. Dr. Adel Talaat tells Brownfield his research into a vaccine for low-path influenza began in 2017 and provided 100% protection for the birds, but that technology made it difficult to protect large flocks.  Now, Talaat is working with new technology that would offer domestic birds including chickens and turkeys protection from current and future strains of the virus.