New Anthrax Vaccine From Emergent Proven Effective

October 1, 2008

A new anthrax vaccine from Emergent BioSolutions Inc., which requires fewer doses and less pain, is just as effective as the common anthrax vaccine....Boston (ChattahBox) – A new anthrax vaccine from Emergent BioSolutions Inc., which requires fewer doses and less pain, is just as effective as the common anthrax vaccine.

The Emergent anthrax vaccine is known commonly as BioThrax, and requires less doses, only 3.

On top of that, it is less painful as it is given ini the arm muscle of the patient,  resulting in less swelling.

The immune response, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was said to be the same as other antrhax vaccines out there.

Overall, when tested on soldiers and other patients, it had fewer side effects, and the same positive results.


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