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Prevention of lethal diseases by vaccines

by Medindia Content Team on February 13, 2006 at 12:41 PM
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Prevention of lethal diseases by vaccines

Vaccines for lethal diseases such as malaria, prostate caner, cervical cancer, genital warts have been successfully developed to help people suffering from such diseases.

Australian scientists have developed vaccines for two of the most lethal diseases malaria and advanced prostate cancer.

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Professor Ian Frazer who been awarded Australian of the Year, unveiled the world's first cancer vaccine against cervical cancer, and genital warts.

Then after a week vaccines to combat these two deadly diseases have been developed and is under trial.

The malaria vaccine was developed by the Queensland Institute of Medical Research.

The Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI) developed the prostate cancer vaccine.

The director Professor Derek Hart told the press that by the end of this year the trial would be complete and this vaccine would be mass produced in about three to five years.

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