Microbe That Lives in Salt Shows Promise for Salmonella Vaccine, University of Maryland Study
6/25/2012 8:05:05 AM
After years of complex research, a small team of University of Maryland scientists says it has developed a simple solution to a killer Third World disease using salt. It's a bit more complicated than ordinary table salt, though the crystals have the same origins. The salt forms around an ancient microbe that has been genetically manipulated to act as a vaccine for salmonella, responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths a year globally.