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Vaccine Against RSV Could Be in Sight, Researchers Say

A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say a new discovery puts them much closer to success. The study provides a potential blueprint for finding the immunological sweet spot - a vaccine weak enough that it doesn't make people sick but strong enough that it prompts an ample immune response. "We now have a novel target to go after and are working with industry toward a vaccine," says the study's senior author Jianrong Li of the Department of Veterinary Biosciences. Read more.


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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 8:33am