Response to Vaccines Could Depend on Your Sex, Bloomberg School of Public Health Researchers Find

Published: May 13, 2010

ScienceDaily (May 12, 2010) — Biological differences between the sexes could be a significant predictor of responses to vaccines, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. They examined published data from numerous adult and child vaccine trials and found that sex is a fundamental, but often overlooked predictor of vaccine response that could help predict the efficacy of combating infectious disease.

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