TITLE

New development

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/11/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 8, p1080
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of a new vaccine against influenza A subtype H5N1 or avian flu by Mary Holscher and colleagues. The vaccine is based on a nonreplicating human adenovirus that contains a gene from the H5N1 virus. They were able to grow the resulting vaccine in cell lines rather than in embryonated eggs. Evaluation of the safety of the vaccine in numerous clinical trials is mentioned.
ACCESSION #
20879437

 

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