[Source: Feirce Vaccines] – A popular topic at the World Vaccines Congress was cell-based alternatives to egg-based technologies, which was called the next frontier by Dr. Richard Schwartz of NIAID.
In recent years, a number of research projects have revolved around producing vaccines in animals and plants. Arizona State researchers produced a West Nile vaccine in plants that proved promising. And tobacco has emerged as one of the most intriguing vehicles for new vaccine production.
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