Researchers are testing a vaccine that could prevent relapse in addicts during withdrawal.
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This New Heroin Vaccine May Offer Addicts a Path to Recovery
“The vaccine, administered by way of a carrier protein, trains the body to produce antibodies that intersect and neutralize heroin, preventing it from reaching the brain and having an effect. In trials, the vaccine reduced the potency of heroin by more than 15-fold.”
TSRI Anti-Heroin Vaccine Found Effective in Non-Human Primates
“Researchers believe that blocking the high of heroin will help eliminate the motivation for many recovering addicts to relapse into drug use. In recent years, public health officials around the world have labeled heroin use as an epidemic.”
Unlicensed Ebola Vaccine Could Be Used to Fight New Outbreak in DR Congo
“There is no licensed vaccine for the Ebola virus, but a promising candidate vaccine could be deployed within a matter of days if the DR Congo government gives its approval, the WHO said.”
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