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NIAID initiates trial of experimental avian flu vaccine

health experts fear that the virus may evolve into one that is more easily transmitted between people. If this were to happen, a worldwide pandemic could follow.

Influenza pandemics are global outbreaks that emerge infrequently and unpredictably and involve strains of virus to which humans have little or no immunity. H5N1 is one such flu virus strain. The last influenza pandemic swept the globe in 1968; many public health officials believe the world is overdue for another one.

The VTEUs now enrolling adult volunteers are

  • University of California at Los Angeles (Joel Ward, M.D., Principal Investigator)
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (James Campbell, M.D., Principal Investigator)
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY (John Treanor, M.D., Principal Investigator)

    In addition to the previous contract awarded to sanofi pasteur, in May 2004 NIAID also awarded a contract to Chiron Corporation of Emeryville, CA, to produce H5N1 vaccine for clinical trials.


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  • Contact: Anne A. Oplinger
    aoplinger@niaid.nih.gov
    301-402-1663
    NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    23-Mar-2005


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