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Experimental Zika vaccine to be tested on humans for the first time

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 22, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Julie M. Rodriguez last modified Jun 21, 2016

The FDA has recently approved the first ever clinical trial of a vaccine for Zika. The tests will determine whether or not the vaccine is safe for use in normal, healthy people, however, this test will not actually be able to determine whether or not the vaccine actually prevents the disease. If successful, may be tested in people who have an existing Zika infection in later trials. The trial will be run by Inovio Pharmaceuticals, a company specializing in immunotherapy, and GeneOne...






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