Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, May 19th, 2005
"Acute respiratory virus infections such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and pandemic influenza are highly contagious diseases that cause global crisis, and inflict severe human mortality and morbidity. Vaccines against these viruses are either unavailable or do not provide adequate protection. In the absence of effective vaccines, nucleic acid-based immunomodulators have the potential to offer effective, broad-spectrum protection against these deadly pathogens," scientists writing in the journal Vaccine report.
"Poly ICLC and CpG oligonucleotides are promising...
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