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UVM helping to test new vaccine for troops

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

UVM is testing a modernized vaccine that aims to protect military troops against the adenovirus infection. Adenovirus is an infection that can cause acute respiratory disease, a leading cause of morbidity at military training facilities, according to a May 20 email from public relations director...

Vaccine center researches Zika virus

The infectious diseases lab in the Given Complex is pictured Feb. 12. UVM is testing the safety of a potential Zika virus vaccine. COLE WANGSNESS/The Vermont Cynic

Caroline Alkire

February 19, 2016

The UVM Vaccine Testing Center will play a role in the development of a vaccine for the Zika virus, which was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. UVM will test vaccines developed at the National Institute of Health to make sure they are safe for humans and effectiv...

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