DENGUE-VACCINE HEALTH MINISTRY LOOKING INTO DENGUE VACCINE

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DENGUE-VACCINE HEALTH MINISTRY LOOKING INTO DENGUE VACCINE
July 12 17:02
KUALA LUMPUR,The Health Ministry will be reviewing the role of dengue vaccine as one of the methods to prevent dengue in this country.Its minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam in a statement today said, however, it would depend on the results of the findings done by a team of health experts. Commenting on the announcement by a private company on July 11 that the long awaited dengue vaccine would be available in the endemic countries by next year, he said it was an exciting news for the ministry. "Data analysis and review on dengue vaccine will be done by a team of health experts based on the finding of the clinical evidence and the current scientific literature," he added.