World’s first dengue vaccine beats three virus strains | Reuters

The world’s first vaccine against dengue fever, being developed by French drugmaker Sanofi SA, protected against three of the virus’s four strains in a keenly awaited clinical trial in Thailand.

Sanofi said on Wednesday the proof of efficacy was a key milestone in the 70-year quest to develop a viable dengue shot, adding the results also confirmed the safety profile of its vaccine candidate, which could reach the market in 2015.

via World’s first dengue vaccine beats three virus strains | Reuters.

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