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Safety of First-in-Human Trials – Are Volunteers Really the Best Participants?

First-in-human clinical trials are safe (‘only’ two deaths among 305,000 volunteers), and an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine describes how they are being regulated to make them safer still. 101 more words

Richard Lilford

Zika Vaccines Are Growing More Promising

The Zika virus has swiftly spread worldwide, causing thousands of cases of the severe birth defect microcephaly and possibly many other developmental problems. In response, researchers in the U.S. 559 more words

Human Trials Beginning

(This was a book that I started many times in various ways, as I thought the idea was pretty cool. This was a version I began writing in 2014. 501 more words

Human Trials Will Begin Soon for the First Potential Zika Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave a green light Monday to the first human trial of a potential Zika vaccine.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals and GeneOne Life Science are at the helm of the study and have already conducted promising animal trials. 186 more words

Zika Vaccine Moves Toward Human Trials

Developers of a new Zika vaccine have been given the go-ahead to test the safety of the medicine in humans.

The vaccine’s creators, Inovio Pharmaceuticals and GeneOne Life Science, … 149 more words