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Fast Method for Preparing Flu Vaccine: Use Bioreactors Instead of Chicken Eggs, Wageningen University Study


12/11/2009 6:45:20 AM

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ScienceDaily (Dec. 11, 2009) — A shortage of flu vaccines may soon become a problem of the past. Researcher Manon Cox has developed an alternative process for producing large quantities of safe and effective vaccines at twice to four times the usual speed. The process is based on using cells in bioreactors instead of fertilised chicken eggs, which have a limited availability.

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