Fiv Is A Dreaded Disease
The FIV virus was first isolated in cats in 1986. The vaccine was taken off the market in 2015. It was hoped the vaccine would spur research on a vaccine against human AIDS. The FIV vaccine has been approved by the FDA for use in cats. All current methods of testing for FIV infection will show a positive result for cats with the vaccine. If a cat is lost or simply gets picked up by an animal control officer, it could be euthanized. Clade B is not one of those two. This means that even fully immunized cats may not be able to protect against FIV. Despite its low incidence, FIV is a dreaded disease. . . .