Opko Health announced this week that it has obtained the exclusive worldwide rights from Taiwan's Academia Sinica to a novel technology to develop protein vaccines against influenza and other viral infections.

Terms of the licensing deal were not disclosed.

Opko said that it is forming a Taiwanese subsidiary to collaborate with Academia Sinica in developing the first product from the technology platform, a universal flu vaccine.

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