Vietnam To Test Vaccines Against Outbreak Of Petechial Fever
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Executive SummaryVietnam plans to conduct its first tests of petechial fever vaccines already tested in several other countries and shown to have at least an 83 percent protection rate. Ho Chi Minh City recorded more than 6,000 cases of the malignant fever, so the Pasteur Institute has been cleared by the Health Ministry to conduct trials with 180 people. The mosquito-carried disease is spreading in the city and officials hope to contain it. (Click here for more
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