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Longer and Stronger

Nanoparticle Vaccine Could Rival Live Vaccine Longevity

By Anette Breindl

Friday, February 25, 2011
By using three separate immune stimulants and packaging them in a nanoparticle that mimics a live virus, researchers at Emory University were able to induce immune responses to flu virus, which were much stronger than those induced by the current vaccines – and that lasted long enough to rival the immune responses induced by live viruses.

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