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Gates Foundation, WHO fund synthetic polio vaccine development

Only a few hundred cases of polio are reported each year, but a synthetic vaccine could be the key to eradicate it for good. Scientists are teaming up to develop a synthetic vaccine in an effort to address some limitations of the existing oral vaccine.

ITS eyes Big Pharma suitors as universal flu vaccine advances

United Kingdom-based Immune Targeting Systems (ITS) showed data from a Phase IIa trial of its candidate, Flunisyn, at the World Vaccine Congress this week.

Sanofi, Pitt team to develop universal seasonal flu vaccine

Sanofi Pasteur will join University of Pittsburgh scientists to develop a vaccine for all strains of seasonal influenza that will take as little as four months to produce.

New HPV vax could treat cancer rather than prevent it

A team of U.S. researchers has created a synthetic vaccine that was effective in treated animals with HPV-derived cancer, and could be a step towards a cancer treatment with fewer side effects, according to a paper published in Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy.