Abstract

An Indian Perspective of Some Recent Developments in Polio, DPT, Zika and Rotavirus Vaccines

Author(s): Vidhya V. Iyer*, A. Tejal, A. Poddar, D. Maithili, L. G. Rasika, A. Bendre and Vani Jaswal
School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore-632 014, India

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School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore-632 014, India E-mail: [email protected]


This review is aimed at equipping the reader with fundamental knowledge pertaining to vaccines, their pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, along with specific examples with respect to clinical trials and mechanism of action. Poliomyelitis, rotavirus and diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccines have been discussed in this review. Progress made in vaccines has been discussed, from failed clinical trials to recent ground-breaking developments. Efforts made to combat the recent outbreak of Zika virus have also been included. The recent development of the Nanopatch™ technology aims at revolutionizing the vaccine industry.



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