Live vaccines and their role in modern vaccinology

Gordon Dougan, David A. Goulding, Lindsay J. Hall

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Since the invention of vaccination by Jenner live vaccines have been key components of immunization programs. However, in the modern era the justification for the role of live vaccines is worth re-evaluating. Here we discuss, using specific examples, about how the use and development of live vaccines will be managed in the genomics era.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReplicating Vaccines
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9783034602761
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameBirkhauser Advances in Infectious Diseases

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