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December 19, 2005

Sanofi Pasteur on vaccine progress

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccine unit of drug maker Sanofi-Aventis , announced the preliminary results of the Phase I trial among 300 healthy volunteers in France. Governments around the world are attempting to halt a growing outbreak of H5N1 bird flu and prevent an influenza pandemic from developing. The virus has killed 71 people out of 138 known human cases, all of them in Asia. Signficantly, the drug maker said its vaccine proved effective when given at a lower dose than

Posted by dymaxion at December 19, 2005 12:41 PM

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