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Maxygen Gets $2.4M from US Army to Develop Trio of Encephalitis Vaccines

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 - Maxygen today said it has won a $2.4 million, three-year grant from the US Army Medical Research and Material Command to develop cross-protective vaccines against three types of encephalitis virus.


Maxygen researchers will work with scientists from the US Army Medical Research Institutes for Infectious Diseases to devise a single vaccine antigen for Venezuelan, Western and Eastern equine encephalitis.


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