Anthrax capsule vaccine completely protects monkeys from lethal inhalational anthrax

Posted by on June 27, 2016 4:53 pm
Categories: Science

Vaccination with the anthrax capsule — a naturally occurring component of the bacterium that causes the disease — completely protected monkeys from lethal anthrax infection, according to a study. These results indicate that anthrax capsule is a highly effective vaccine component that should be considered for incorporation in future generation anthrax vaccines.

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