TITLE

Cholera under attack from 'altered' vaccine

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Phyllida
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/24/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1783, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of a genetically engineered vaccine against cholera, by researchers led by Myron Levine at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Clinical trial of the vaccine in Chile; Oral administration of the vaccine; Overview on effect of the cholera epidemic in Latin America and Africa; Effects of vibrio cholerae, the bacterium that causes cholera; Subunits of the cholera toxin; Effectivity of the vaccine from its predecessors.
ACCESSION #
10552558

 

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