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Study vaccine protects monkeys against four types of hemorrhagic fever viruses

19:00 EST 7 Nov 2019 | AAAS

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed an investigational vaccine that protected cynomolgus macaques against four types of hemorrhagic fever viruses endemic to overlapping regions in Africa. The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and Profectus BioSciences of New York are developing and testing the candidate quadrivalent VesiculoVax vaccine, with support from NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and Redeemer's University in Nigeria.

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