RABYD-VAX is a collaborative research project funded under the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020), coordinated by the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) and conducted by five European research institutes. Our research focuses on the development of a novel dual rabies – yellow fever vaccine.
RABYD-VAX combines the expertise of five European research institutes to develop and validate a vaccine that protects against both rabies and yellow fever/Japanese encephalitis virus and which could ultimately be given as a prophylactic childhood vaccine incorporated in the standard childhood vaccination schedule of endemic regions. This side-by-side with domestic and wildlife animal vaccination programmes… Continue reading About RABYD-VAX
Scientists at the KU Leuven Rega Institute have developed a new vaccine against the Zika virus. This vaccine should prevent the virus from causing microcephaly and other serious conditions in unborn babies. Check out the press release from the KU Leuven.
‘Eliminating rabies‘ of Dr. Naseem Salahuddin in Dawn. Dr. Salahuddin is an infectious disease specialist and a member of the WHO expert panel for Rabies.
WIV press corner: The Belgian Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP) participates in the development of a new vaccine against rabies and yellow fever. KU leuven news site: KU Leuven to lead development of dual vaccine against yellow fever and rabies. Twitter University of Leuven @LeuvenU