Crucell Announces Large Human Clinical Trial With Avian Influenza Vaccine  
5/31/2006 1:18:58 PM

Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext, NASDAQ: CRXL; Swiss Exchange: SW CRX) today announced the commencement of a large randomized, observer-blind and dose-ranging study to test a vaccine against avian influenza virus in humans. The trial, performed in collaboration with a team based in Leicester, UK, will oversee the vaccination of 560 healthy adult individuals.