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August 10, 2005

Hopes For Avian Flu VaccineU.S. National - Waypath Topic Streams

Health officals announced this week that an H5N1 vaccine had been developed at St. ... The gist of the study is that an increasing dose of the vaccine produced a commensurate antibody response in data from about a quarter of the clinical trials 452 subjects. ... The first is that like other viruses (flu and HIV), H5N1 mutates rapidly, so that the strain that the vaccine is derived from many not match an epidemic strain, meaning the vaccine wouldn't protect against all strains necessarily. ... In fact the strain used to make this vaccine is ...

Posted by dymaxion at August 10, 2005 12:27 PM

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