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Less Vaccine Can Be More

Science  05 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5907, pp. 1449
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5907.1449a

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Summary

A team of epidemiologists reported this week that just one-fifth of the standard meningitis vaccine dose triggers an immune response almost as good as that of the full dose, offering a way to potentially stretch limited supplies.

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