Vaccine for E. Coli diarrheal disease

by ARTiFactor on Apr. 19th, 2009

E. coli
E. coliCourtesy CDC/Janice Haney Carr

A Michigan State University researcher has developed a working vaccine for a strain of E. coli that kills 2 million to 3 million children each year in the developing world.

Enterotoxigenic E. Coli is responsible for 60 percent to 70 percent of all E. coli diarrheal disease and is responsible for what is commonly called traveler’s diarrhea.

Read more in Science Daily

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