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Breakthrough! World's first Chikungunya vaccine developed
Dec 21, 2016
US researchers have developed a vaccine for chikungunya fever made from an insect-specific virus that does not have any effect on people, making the vaccine safe and effective.
The study indicated that the vaccine quickly produces a strong immune defense and completely protects mice and nonhuman primates from disease when exposed to the chikungunya virus.
The findings were published in journal of Nature Medicine...
Breakthrough! World's first Chikungunya vaccine developed - The Economic Times
This vaccine offers safe and affordable protection against chikungunya & builds the foundation for using viruses that only infect insects.