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NVI calls for consolidation of research for dengue vaccine

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BANGKOK, 22 February 2016 (NNT) – The National Vaccine Institute (NVI) has urged the government to support Thai researchers in developing a dengue fever vaccine after one was created in Mexico.

NVI Director Dr. Jarung Muangchana, disclosed that a private company in Mexico has produced the world’s first vaccine for dengue fever, dubbed Dengvaxia. The solution has already been introduced to the market despite not completely preventing against the illness, only reducing its severity.

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