Cuba Develops Allergenic Vaccines
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- 01 / 31 / 2009
That factory, in Bejucal municipality, Havana province, produces vaccines as that against the mite Dermatophagoides siboney, endemic to Cuba, and another vaccine to fight Blomia tropicalis.
These drugs have no side effects and are subcutaneously injected, while scientists are working on the sublingual method, AIN reported.
This information was revealed during the defense of the doctorate in health sciences that was developed in BIOCEN, the aspirant of which was master's degree Alexis Labrada Rosado, head of the mentioned entity's department of allergens.
The tribunal approved his thesis unanimously and presented the conclusions to the national commission for scientific degree.