Published in Vaccine Weekly, June 8th, 2005
The new findings, published online in the journal Neuroscience, could provide a platform for the development of a vaccine to prevent a group of fatal brain diseases caused by unusual infectious particles called prions.
Although no cure for these diseases - which include scrapie, mad cow disease and chronic wasting disease - is on the horizon, many research groups in both the United States and Europe are working on prion vaccines. But...
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