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Progress towards a dengue vaccine.

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The spread of dengue virus throughout the tropics represents a major, rapidly growing public health problem with an estimated 2.5 billion people at risk of dengue fever and the life-threatening disease, severe dengue. A safe and effective vaccine for dengue is urgently needed. The pathogenesis of severe dengue results from a complex interaction between the virus, the host, and, at least in part, immune-mediated mechanisms. Vaccine development has been slowed by fears that immunisation might p...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Lancet. Infectious diseases
Volume:
9
Issue:
11
Pages:
678-687
Publication date:
2009-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
URN:
uuid:7a5729c8-42c8-4873-8a52-4c4a355abc98
Source identifiers:
34947
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pubs:34947
Language:
English
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