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NIH Funds UAB to Explore Vaccine for Gonorrhea Prevention

Posted on November 13, 2019

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Researchers at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) were awarded a grant by National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to explore the efficacy of the vaccine, Bexsero, in protecting against infection with bacteria that causes gonorrhea. Bexsero is already used to protect against meningitis. A “vaccine for this infection […]

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