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vaccines

These oblige the body to create its own antibodies to specific infections.
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Vaccination can prevent three of every four flu infections, even when the vaccines are imperfectly tailored to block the common wintertime pathogens, a new study shows.
We are very proud to join with Aeras in applying our AdVac technology to the vital task of finding new TB vaccines," said Crucell's Chief Scientific Officer, Dr Jaap Goudsmit.
Killed and live influenza virus vaccines are effective in preventing and curbing the spread of disease, but new technologies such as reverse genetics could be used to improve them and to shorten the lengthy process of preparing vaccine seed viruses.
For example, he said, "[T]he government could set a price at which it would buy unused vaccines, similar to the way agricultural price supports work.
Through a series of vaccines, by 1977 smallpox was effectively eradicated from the planet.
Studies in rhesus monkeys have shown that significant and persistent virus-specific T cell responses can be elicited with vaccines incorporating viral genetic sequences and that these responses are primarily mediated by CD8 T cells.
BACKGROUND: Health authorities generally consider vaccines to be a safe and effective way to control disease.
Fuel has been added to the fire with recent changes in vaccination guidelines that modify the vaccine contents while promoting an ever-expanding number of required and suggested vaccines.
As far as a master monkey study [Cohen described at length in his book how studies of candidate vaccines using monkeys and SIV are not standardized, making it virtually impossible to compare results from tests of different products done in different labs], I don't see real momentum for it.
With hundreds of new vaccines under development, the fate of the hepatitis B vaccine is being closely watched.