Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 5th, 1996
There is an urgent need to develop new antiviral agents which can eradicate persistent HCV infection from the liver. In this regard, direct injection of DNA into animals is a promising method for delivering specific antigens for immunization. This approach has been successfully used to generate protective immunity against influenza virus in mice and chickens, against bovine herpes virus 1 in mice and cattle, and against rabies virus in mice.
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