Cuba Develops Dengue Vaccine

congreso-habanaHavana, October 17 – Experts with the Havana-based Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center exposed the advancements of a project for a vaccine to fight the four existing types of Dengue.

Researcher Luis Javier Gonzalez told participants at a Forum on Microbiology Techniques, underway here, that the project currently is under its first validation stage.

The forum is part of the 8th Cuban Congress on Microbiology and Parasitology, which concludes on Thursday and has been sponsored by 16 entities, including the UN Development Program and the Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute.

Source: ACN

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