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Indian-born weapons for infectious diseases

Padmanaban, G (2003) Indian-born weapons for infectious diseases. In: Nature Medicine, 9 (7). p. 813.

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Abstract

Your editorial, "Weapons of mass protection" (Nat. Med. 9, 239; 2003), highlights a serious issue confronting the developing countries of the world. Pharmaceutical companies in the developed world do not find vaccine production to be an economically viable proposition. Unfortunately, the world is divided into (among other things) those with rich and poor men's diseases. Those who live in developing countries have the dubious distinction of being afflicted with both. In particular, children below the poverty line face grave diseases ranging from measles to HIV, without adequate protection.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Nature Publishing Group.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2009 09:59
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/17071

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