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"SafeVac" – App based capture of adverse effects after influenza vaccinations in a first field study
In a current study, a research team of the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (Helmholtz-Zentrum für Infektionsforschung, HZI) and the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut (PEI) is testing the smartphone app "SafeVac", designed to capture symptoms after an influenza vaccination. The purpose of this research project is to develop user-friendly reporting facilities to improve the safety of vaccines.
Zika virus vector vaccine protects the mother and the offspring in the mouse model
A vector vaccine against Zika virus based on the measles vaccine virus protects pregnant mice and their offspring against Zika virus infection and disease. At the same time this vaccine elicits an immune response against the measles virus comparable with that of the conventional measles vaccine.