Advance in tobacco vaccine; officials fear measles outbreak in UK;

Vaccine Research

Researchers at Stanford have found a way to grow a cancer vaccine in a tobacco plant. Report

DelSite Biotechnologies has filed an IND application with the FDA for its lead product candidate, GelVac nasal powder H5N1 influenza vaccine. Release

After fighting an aggressive campaign, South Korea says it is free of the bird flu virus. Report  

Vaccine Market

The spread of measles in the UK is raising fears of a potential outbreak and warnings that too few children in the country have been vaccinated against the disease. Report

A new Chinese study has reported a dramatic spike in rabies infections. The research, published today in the open access journal BMC Infectious Diseases, shows that in some provinces of China the number of human rabies cases has jumped dramatically since the new millennium. Release