Malaysian Biotech Firm Says Developing Dengue Vaccine

A Malaysian bio-tech firm is developing a vaccine to prevent dengue fever, an infectious disease carried by mosquitoes that can be fatal, the company said Thursday. A vaccine for dengue fever, which is carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito and infects about 50 million people worldwide every year, has never been developed. AutoImmune Sdn Bhd said its vaccine, was being tested at the University of Malaya's teaching hospital.

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