Viruses are infectious pathogens that cause a broad range of diseases. They are small particles, typically between 20 and 300 nanometers in length, containing RNA or DNA. Viruses require host cells for replication, and related pathogens are capable of causing devastating epidemics and leading to widespread human diseases.
The world of animal health is undergoing change at a breakneck speed. Each year, families, communities, and countries worldwide suffer unmeasurable consequences from animal diseases, which devastate livestock herds, harm our pets, and potentially damage human health as a result.