Better vaccines, immune response with new additives

20:00 EDT 30 Oct 2019 | AAAS

(Oregon Health & Science University) Oregon Health & Science University is developing vaccine adjuvants, or vaccine additives that improve our immune response, to help make vaccines work better. Though adjuvants have been used since the 1930s, only five are currently approved for clinical use in the US.

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