Tasmanian devil cancer vaccine approved for testing

A Tasmanian devil with massive facial wounds is still clutching a sack of gloved human hands.

A Tasmanian devil with fatal facial tumor disease.Credit: Sarah Peck/Australian Associated Press/Alamy Researchers are preparing to test a vaccine to curb the spread of a deadly infectious cancer in an iconic Australian marsupial, the Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii). Devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) has killed up to 80% of Tasmanian devils since it first appeared … Read more