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Thursday, June 05, 2003

There is hope that DNA vaccines, which make use of viruses called bacteriophages in order to give people immunity, will eventually be able to provide a cheap + effective way of vaccinating large numbers of people against multiple diseases...

It's still early days, but this is an interesting development and one that builds on a Russian technique involving the skilled use of viruses (phages), instead of antibiotics, to fight disease...