India gets first indigenous vaccine to curb dengue


Pune: India has taken a big step in the prevention of dengue infection. The country’s first indigenous vaccine (Anti-Dengue Vaccine) developed from the virus strain found in America was successful in the initial trial, due to which the government has given permission for the next trial. Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) told in the expert working committee meeting held last week that in the first trial, the vaccine (Anti-Dengue Vaccine) was tested on 60 people with placebo. After monitoring for more than six months, the vaccine was found to…

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