SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls is in the strategy of vaccinating its most vulnerable animals towards the coronavirus.
A world animal well being firm, Zoetis, has developed an experimental vaccine for COVID-19 and is working with zoos throughout the nation to distribute its restricted provide to vaccinate the most at-risk species as quickly as attainable.
Great Plains veterinary employees labored carefully with zookeepers to ship the first dose of the vaccine to a lot of the species thought-about in danger, together with primates and huge cats.
Zoo officers have administered 57 vaccine photographs in simply over per week. All animals that acquired the first dose, will get a second dose in about three weeks.