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Year: 2016

Babiuk wins 2016 World Agriculture Prize

Lorne Babiuk has received the World Agriculture Prize for his achievements in developing vaccines that have saved lives and livelihoods worldwide. Babiuk devoted his career to safeguarding the health of animals and people worldwide, primarily through the development of vaccines. He consistently fulfilled the promise he showed very early on in his career as a virologist when he worked on rotavirus—a devastating disease that can be fatal for calves—and devised a new technique to grow the virus and then developed a vaccine to control it.

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