Update on the development of enterovirus 71 vaccines.

  title={Update on the development of enterovirus 71 vaccines.},
  author={Yu-An Kung and Chuan-Tien Hung and Yen-Chin Liu and Shin-Ru Shih},
  journal={Expert opinion on biological therapy},
  volume={14 10},
INTRODUCTION Enterovirus 71 (EV71) is an etiological agent that causes severe neurological complications in children. EV71 outbreaks have occurred throughout the Asia-Pacific region, posing a severe global public health threat; however, no specific therapeutic strategy exists for treating EV71-infected children. AREAS COVERED Five manufacturers have produced inactivated EV71 whole virus vaccines in mainland China, Taiwan, and Singapore, which have completed Phase III (mainland China) and… CONTINUE READING


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