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Sabin Vaccine Institute Receives $13.8M Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant To Pursue Bivalent Hookworm Vaccination Strategy


9/14/2006 12:36:15 PM

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sabin Vaccine Institute (SVI) announced today a $13.79 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for vaccine research and development integral to its Human Hookworm Vaccine Initiative (HHVI). Researchers undertaking clinical trials of a human hookworm vaccine will next pursue development and clinical evaluation of a complementary vaccine candidate, made possible by the newly awarded funding.

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