10 Jun '11, 4pm

Dengue vaccine could be ready by 2015: Sanofi

BANGKOK - French drugs group Sanofi said on Friday that its vaccine against dengue, a mosquito-borne infection that kills thousands of people around the world each year, could be launched in about four years. "The vaccine could be available... around 2015," Jean Lang, head of vaccine development at the group's subsidiary Sanofi-Pasteur, told reporters in Bangkok. The launch date is dependent on regulatory approval in each country based on the results of trials. The vaccine is the first for dengue to undergo advanced "Phase III" clinical trials - the final stage before the results are submitted for regulatory approval. About 4,000 children in the central Thai province of Ratchaburi, one of the worst affected areas in the country, are participating in a study that aims to establish the efficacy of the vaccine. Dengue causes severe, flu-like symptoms in about 50 million peopl...

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Dengue vaccine could be ready by 2015

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straitstimes.com 10 Jun '11, 1pm

French drugs group Sanofi said on Friday that its vaccine against dengue, a mosquito-borne infection that kills thousands ...

Dengue fever vaccine could be available by 2015

Dengue fever vaccine could be available by 2015

channelnewsasia.com 15 Jun '11, 3am

BANGKOK: A vaccine for dengue fever could be a reality by 2015 - bringing relief to countries like Thailand where the dise...