Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 26th, 2000
The specific virus involved is the pervasive Norwalk virus - the leading cause of food-borne illness in the United States and much of the developed world.
Scientists from the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) for Plant Research at Cornell University, New York, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine at Baltimore reported on the success of the first human clinical trials of the plant-based vaccine in the July 2000 issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases (C. Arntzen et al., "Human immune responses to a novel Norwalk...
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