French Company Poised to Announce World's First Dengue Vaccine
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The Aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary vector of the virus that causes dengue fever, an infection afflicting millions of people throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America. French pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur's recent documentary on the subject, discusses the seriousness of dengue fever and its own efforts to produce the first ever targeted vaccine. The company and a team of independent researchers say a global trial that is now concluding in Mexico has produced remarkable results.