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Less expensive, more effective pneumonia vaccines are tested in humans

Publicado em 31 março 2020
A novel vaccine against pneumonia that is less expensive and more effective than those currently used in Brazil is being tested in human patients. Developed by researchers at the Butantan Institute (Brazil) and Boston Children's Hospital, part of the Harvard Medical School (USA), the innovation is capable of providing protection against all serotypes of the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae. "We chose a different strategy to activate the immune response. Instead of targeting the [...]