Brazil's Fiocruz succeeds in technology transfer of GSK's triple vaccine



Brazil's Institute of Immunobiological Technology (Bio-Manguinhos/Fiocruz) announced the successful completion of a clinical trial that confirmed the immunogenicity and safety of its triple vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella. The immunization treatment is the result of a technology transfer deal with U.K.-based major GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Dring the Phase III clinical study, three different batches of Bio-Manguinhos' triple vaccine helped induce high production of antibodies while causing only mild adverse events. This established the consistency of Bio-Manguinhos' manufacturing process and its non-inferiority compared to the control treatment produced using GSK's ingredients.

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