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The worlds first vaccine against dengue is preparing to enter the market

The worlds first vaccine against dengue is preparing to enter the market

The worlds first vaccine against dengue is preparing to enter the market

French Sanofi farmgigant promises in 2015 to present to the public a revolutionary vaccine against dengue fever, according to Reuters. In September, has announced the results should be an important stage of the tests conducted on 4,000 children in Thailand.

Sanofi has invested $ 350 million in a new factory, in order to get the vaccine. But the company hopes to quickly recapture invested and earn billions, which is likely in case of success. Shes going in the first place, to get a "good" to be sold in countries where fever is endemic. These include Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Mexico.

Known: vaccination involves three doses of the drug for a year, which is somewhat complicated by the spread of means. Initial tests have shown that the vaccine triggers persistent immune response to four strains of dengue. According to experts, the development efficiency Sanofi be 75-80%.