pneumonic plague

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pneumonic plague

[nu̇′män·ik ′plāg]
(medicine)
A virulent type of plague in humans, with lung involvement.
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Specifically, the collaboration will focus on developing a nasal vaccine to prevent plague pneumonia, the most highly infectious and most lethal form of the disease resulting from inhalation of plague organisms.
The Department of Defense has a continuing requirement for a licensed vaccine that is effective against plague pneumonia since such a vaccine is a needed biodefense component for protection on the battlefield of our armed forces against plague organisms," said Dr.
10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ID Biomedical announced today encouraging results from pre-clinical studies of its nasally delivered Proteosome(TM)- based Plague pneumonia vaccine.