Find Out Why Connecticut’s Protein Sciences Corp Is Making Its Waves On Zika Vaccine, Can They Finally Hold The Answer To The Problem?
With the Zika virus cases continuously rising, the perfect cure is yet to be officially recognized by health experts from across the globe. Until Protein Sciences Corp. has recently revealed that the company is currently on the move to be developing a Zika vaccine that has already been doing well in pre-clinical trials and could begin being tested on humans by April. It was found that the drug that is being developed by the Connecticut-based biotech company is known to be reportedly composed of a purified type of protein, which, in turn, has the ability to match one found on the outer surface of the Zika virus. Experts have revealed that pre-clinical testing stage is a necessary part of the process in order to make sure that a drug candidate does not have the potential to cause serious harm.
Connecticut's Protein Sciences Corp Is Making Its Waves On Zika Vaccine
According to reports revealed by Bethwood Patch, authorities of the project said that they are in fact in partnership with Buenos Aries-based Sinergium Biotech and the Mundo Sano Foundation on the vaccine, will allegedly utilize Protein Sciences' proprietary technology. In return, the agreement includes Sinergium to be paying for an undisclosed upfront fee, in order to fund the development and manufacture of the vaccine, and Mundo, on the other hand, will expectedly assist in various ways, which includes reaching those affected by the disease.
Furthermore, in one of their statements reported by New Haven Register News, the company's executives said that a separate study focusing on a Zika virus candidate, which has been sponsored by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, has apparently yielded good safety data. Ultimately, Max Cox, president and chief executive officer of Protein Sciences has added that Zika disappointingly remains as a crucial threat in several parts of the world, which makes them even more convinced that the project they're currently working on would be able to bring them into a step closer to realizing that there is indeed a certain kind of vaccine that will be able to protect humans against this deadly virus.
Elon Musk Is Working On A Consensual Telepathy; Latest Details Inside
Elon Musk has confirmed that Neuralink is real and that he is serious about the technology. The firm will soon develop a “neural lace” technology that would involve implanting tiny brain electrodes.
Zika Virus Could Have Harmful Heart Effects
The ZXika virus has many negative effects on people afflicted by it. The Zika virus could have harmful heart effects as well.
Zika Virus In Tourists Is More Severe, Scientists Say
Researchers say that Zika virus could affect tourists more severely with its complications that previously thought. The study looked at Canadian trvelers and they found that some of them suffered more serious symptoms than anticipted.
Zika Vaccine: Human Trials On Mosquito Saliva Begin
Human testing has begun on a new vaccine that makes humans taste bad to Aedes Aegypti, the Zika-carrying tropical mosquito. The National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) launched last week Phase 1 of clinical trials to test a vaccine intended to protect against mosquito-born viruses.
CDC Zika Warning: Be Prepared For Mosquito Season
Spring break is just around the corner, and the CDC wants travelers to remember that the Zika virus is still a concern. Ramping up efforts to warn people about Zika as we edge closer to mosquito season, the authority on diseases discuss current mosquito control practices.
Zika Virus Symptoms And Everything You Have To Know
Following after the widespread of the Zika virus across the globe, how can we really tell if someone has been inflicted by the virus? Are we really free from any threats caused by the said virus? Considering that the quest for finding the right amount of solution continuously takes place, find out what experts have to say regarding the Zika Virus symptoms.
MORE IN ITECHPOST
Motorola Officially Announces Android 8.0 Oreo Update for Supported Devices [Full List]
Here is the full list of supported devices for receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update from Motorola.
'Tokyo Ghoul' Season 3 Delayed By Its Live-Action Movie? Ken Kenaki Returns With Another Identity?
"Tokyo Ghoul" season 3's release is delayed and there are countless speculations as to why it is being pushed back. Reports claim that the show is to give way to "One Punch Man" and "My Hero Acdemia" but new rumors say that it's lack of materials and storyline as well as its live-action movie are causing the delay.
GTA 5 Online DLC: Why New 'Vigilante' Supercar is a Must Buy
Here is why you should buy the upcoming DLC supercar ‘Vigilante’ in GTA Online.