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Health Agencies Update
September 22/29, 2004

Ricin Vaccine Developed

JAMA. 2004;292(12):1419. doi:10.1001/jama.292.12.1419-b

Scientists at the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Md, have developed an experimental vaccine that could protect individuals against ricin, a highly toxic potential agent of bioterrorism (Protein Eng Des Sel. 2004;17:391-397). The treatment proved effective in mice, and if further animal studies are successful, the vaccine could soon be tested in humans.

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