Sabin vaccine


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Sabin vaccine

[′sā·bən vak′sēn]
(immunology)
A live-poliovirus vaccine that is administered orally.
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The new strains were "extremely attenuated and genetically stable in cell culture by rational design based on understanding of the attenuation of the Sabin vaccine strains of poliovirus.
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Furthermore, in an effort to develop new medicines for malaria and neglected tropical diseases such as the leishmaniases, Eisai is also collaborating with the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a Brazilian national research agency, as well as the Sabin Vaccine Institute, an international nonprofit organization (NPO).
Ciro de Quadros, Executive Vice President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, said.
In Houston, the Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital centre for Vaccine Development have organised a research unit to develop new vaccines and diagnostics.
In 2009, the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases--an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners came together to establish a regional initiative for the prevention, control, and elimination of neglected tropical diseases.
The latest to join the fray is Dengue Vaccine Initiative jointly launched by the World Health Organization, Johns Hopkins University, International Vaccine Institute and Sabin Vaccine Institute.
1962: Salk vaccine replaced by the Sabin vaccine for most purposes because it is easier to administer and less expensive.
Few people are more qualified to write such a book than Hotez, president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and a pioneer in hookworm molecular genetics, physiology, immunology, and pathogenesis.
President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, Hotez (microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine; George Washington U.
He is president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, the chair of George Washington UniversityCOs department of microbiology, immunology and tropical medicine, and a consultant to the Gates Foundation, which is helping to develop vaccines to fight neglected diseases.
In its favor, the killed-virus Salk vaccine cannot cause polio, while the live-virus Sabin vaccine can, though it only very rarely does (usually in people with compromised immune systems).