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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Needle-free vaccination

Researchers have developed a new pain-free method of vaccination which does not involve an injection. Using mice they have shown that it is possible to deliver a vaccine orally by combining it with protective friendly bacteria.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/needle-free-vaccination/

Duck gene helps fight flu in chickens

Influenza protection can be transferred across species, say scientists who have identified a key gene in ducks.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/duck-gene-helps-fight-flu-in-chickens/

Weakened virus makes better vaccine

Rewriting the genetic code of the flu virus has helped to produce a stronger immune response, studies on mice have shown.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/weakened-virus-makes-better-vaccine/

Flu patch

A vaccine in the form of a skin patch has proved more effective than a needle in mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/flu-patch/

Ferrets, flu, fish and pharmaceuticals

Grants worth £4 million have just been announced for 13 science projects that aim to minimise the use of laboratory animals and improve their welfare.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/ferrets-flu-fish-and-pharmaceuticals/

Childhood flu may protect against asthma

Exposure to bacteria or viruses as child could reduce your chances of contracting asthma, according to new research on mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/childhood-flu-may-protect-against-asthma/

Vaccine protects monkeys against SIV

A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-protects-monkeys-against-siv/

Meningitis B vaccine one step closer

A study using mice has led scientists one step closer to developing a vaccine against the most common cause of bacterial meningitis, Meningococcus B.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/meningitis-b-vaccine-one-step-closer/

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