UTMB researchers announce Nipah vaccine breakthrough

UTMB researchers announce Nipah vaccine breakthrough

Houston Chronicle, April 13, 2022

Scientists at the University of Texas Medical Branch have developed a vaccine showing promising protection against Nipah, a zoonotic virus with a mortality rate as high as 70 percent. “Our data suggest that this vaccine can help rapidly generate protective immunity in humans against the virus,” said Dr. Courtney Woolsey, co-lead author of the researchers’ study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

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