Have Mosquitoes Met Their Match? A New Dengue Vaccine Is Working
In a small study, participants who received the TV003 vaccine developed no symptoms of dengue fever.By Katie Link | March 16, 2016
Scientists are really, really close to fighting a fair fight against dengue fever.
The infection, which is spread by mosquitoes, affects more than 400 million people each year. But that number could plummet thanks to a new experimental vaccine called TV003.
Experts have been developing and testing vaccines for years, but a report from the National Institutes of Health released Wednesday indicates things are moving in the right direction.