HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
SARS vaccine development

While there have been only isolated cases of SARS since the 2003/2004 epidemic, it is likely that we will see future outbreaks. As a result, a number of laboratories are working on strategies for a SARS vaccine. One promising approach is being reported by Jan ter Meulen and colleagues.

The researchers developed a strategy called passive immunization, in which combinations of antibodies against the SARS virus are given to individuals at risk at the time of a possible new outbreak. Passive immunization strategies have been shown to curb outbreaks of hepatitis A virus and to prevent infection with varicella-zoster virus, and such antibody prophylaxis may be an effective means of controlling a future SARS outbreak.

To be effective, it is important that an antibody-based vaccine offers sufficient breadth of protection against all relevant strains of the SARS virus and prevents the selection of escape variants in the patient. In their study, the researchers present the characteristics of a combination of two human monoclonal antibodies that seem to have the desired characteristics in cell-culture experiments in the laboratory.


'"/>

Contact: Andrew Hyde
ahyde@plos.org
44-122-346-3330
Public Library of Science
3-Jul-2006


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
2. DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
3. Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
4. Trials underway for essential new TB vaccine
5. Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asias effort to reduce child deaths
6. Progress toward an antitumor vaccine
7. Chemotherapy may enhance the effectiveness of brain tumor vaccines
8. OHSU Cancer Institute shows findings of immunotherapy vaccine in prostate cancer patients
9. International studies show high efficacy for HPV vaccine
10. Vaxfectin-formulated measles DNA vaccine elicits long-term protection in nonhuman primates
11. Papillomavirus vaccine could substantially reduce cervical cancer incidence

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: SARS vaccine development

(Date:11/26/2014)... Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 ... types of materials science can cause mesothelioma that looks ... just posted a new article on the research. ... at the Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ... nanotubes. While all of the rats eventually ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... MN (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 Loffler ... by The Week in Imaging, an online information and ... services. This is the sixth consecutive year Loffler has ... recent years. , The Elite Dealer Awards honor the ... community. This year’s Elite Dealer honorees were chosen for ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014 Senior Planning Services, providing ... a nonprofit organization providing the adult demographic education ... help seniors navigate the rough seas of applying for ... seniors on the topic of Medicaid eligibility and proper ... process of applying for this coverage. , Senior ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Call 866-997-4948 (Us-Canada Toll Free) Tel: ... details on sales(at)researchmoz(dot)us , Researchmoz.us announces a new ... 2014" with deep study of the report on the ... blood sugar. The global glucose monitoring market has a ... number of diabetics in the world. Their numbers have ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Rouge, Louisiana (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 ... neck pain relief and specialists in minimally invasive ... K. Samer Shamieh into the rapidly growing provider ... specialists. The addition coincides with the network’s ... reliable medical treatment for Louisiana residents who are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Multi-walled Nanotubes Linked to Mesothelioma in New Study, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Loffler Companies Recognized as an Elite Dealer for Sixth Consecutive Year 2Health News:Senior Planning Services Teams Up with SeniorNet To Educate Seniors On Medicaid Planning 2Health News:Latest Report on Diabetes Market 2014 - Global Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecast by Researchmoz.us 2Health News:Latest Report on Diabetes Market 2014 - Global Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecast by Researchmoz.us 3Health News:Louisiana Back Institute Welcomes Dr. K. Samer Shamieh into Medical Provider Network 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... China, Nov. 26, 2014 China Nepstar Chain ... "Company"), a leading retail drugstore chain in China based ... its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September ... 30, 2014: , Same store sales increased by ... , Revenue increased by 8.1% to RMB738.3 million (US$120.3 million) ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... 24, 2014 Juno Therapeutics today announced ... to the company,s JCAR015 chimeric antigen receptor product ... relapsed or refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and ... Kettering Cancer Center, where Phase 1 clinical trials ... action is important news for patients who may ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... Nov. 24, 2014  Marta Rendon, MD, founder of the ... Raton , FL and international key opinion leader in dermatology, ... the United States to attend the international ... Turkey . Here, at this gathering of over 600 ... renowned facial plastic surgery experts from Asia ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11Juno T Cell Therapy For Leukemia Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation 2Juno T Cell Therapy For Leukemia Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation 3Marta Rendon, MD Selected To Attend Prestigious, Global Aesthetic Experts Summit! 2Marta Rendon, MD Selected To Attend Prestigious, Global Aesthetic Experts Summit! 3
Cached News: