Characteristics of an attenuated vaccinia virus strain, LC16m0, and its recombinant virus vaccines.

This article reviews studies concerning the characteristics of a vaccinia virus strain, LC16m0, and its recombinant virus vaccines. The LC16m0 strain is one of several temperature-sensitive and further attenuated variants derived from the Lister (Elstree) strain of vaccinia virus, which has a proven safety record in human populations. Several types of… CONTINUE READING