Animal health company Zoetis Inc (ZTS.N) said on Friday it had donated over 11,000 doses of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine to nearly 70 zoos across the United States.

The vaccine has been authorized for experimental use on a case-by-case basis by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the respective state veterinarians, the company said.

Zoetis, which has provided the vaccine to zoos across 27 U.S. states, supplied it to the San Diego Zoo earlier this year for use in the zoo’s great apes following an outbreak that infected several members of a troop of gorillas. Read more…

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