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Therapeutic Vaccine Market is Big Business

Therapeutic Vaccine Market is Big Business

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first “therapeutic vaccine,” which is defined as a therapy that manipulates the immune system, a whole new market opened up for the vaccine industry. Driven as it is by an increasing worldwide incidence of such chronic diseases as cancer and HIV, the therapeutic vaccine market also includes immunotherapies for addictions, autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases and neurological…

Pharma Won’t Fund Heroin Vaccine Trials

Pharma Won’t Fund Heroin Vaccine Trials

In the wake of the widely reported opioid addiction crisis in the United States, there has been a significant amount of speculation and discussion in the media about drug addiction vaccines, particularly for heroin. The Vaccine Reaction has been tracking this issue for several years.

Clinical Study Explores mRNA-Based Technology for Vaccines

Clinical Study Explores mRNA-Based Technology for Vaccines

On July 25, 2017, the British journal The Lancet published results of an early-stage trial that could herald the arrival of a whole new class of vaccines. CureVac, a German biopharmaceutical company that focuses on therapeutic applications using messenger RNA (mRNA), announced “proof of concept” results from their Phase I study…

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