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Author Topic: Hepatitis E Vaccine in China  (Read 4444 times)

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Offline iana5252

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Hepatitis E Vaccine in China
« on: September 29, 2014, 12:08:05 pm »
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The world’s first vaccine against hepatitis E virus (HEV) has been approved by Chinese health authorities, according to ChinaDaily.com. The approval of the three-dose vaccine, called Hecelon (HEV 239), follows encouraging results from a study reported in an August 2011 issue of The Lancet suggesting an efficacy rate of 100 percent.

http://www.hepmag.com/articles/hev_vaccine_hecelon_2501_21760.shtml

No word on whether this has proved effective or whether it is coming stateside anytime soon.

 


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