Tag: "lapse" at biology news
Fragment of yellow fever virus may hold key to safer vaccine
...llow fever has been on the rise, mostly due to the lapse
of immunization programs in high risk areas. More recently, serious and potentially fatal side effects from the vaccine have been reported, mainly in elderly persons in northern Europe. "Yellow fever research was neglected because the vaccine was so...
LIAI scientists make major finding on potential smallpox treatment
...a smallpox outbreak, there would be a certain time lapse
before all people who have not been inoculated could receive the vaccine. Unlike the vaccine, the antibody would work to provide immediate, although short-term protection, similar to how an antibiotic treats and for a short time protects against a b...