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First dengue vaccine commercially available this week in Singapore
 

First dengue vaccine commercially available this week in Singapore

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The Health Sciences Authority approved the drug for patients, aged 12 to 45, last October after studying its benefits and risks for seven months, but will continue to monitor the vaccine closely to ensure its continued safety and efficacy.
 
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8 Mar 2017 - General
 
Jemelyn Mae Sodusta I have yet to confirm if the rumours are valid but just the same way, I wouldn't advice any of my patients or relatives to have their dengue immunizations as early as now while there are still controversies going around. Habiba Twakkol, thank you for sharing this information. Is dengue also prevalent in you...
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Mark Edmon Tan
Although dengue vaccine is not effective for people under 12 and above 45 , and its effectiveness is not the same to all dengue strains, it is a great success that they reached to this extent and were able to find the clue for this disease.
I hope that there will be more studies to include people from all ages and the effectiveness reaches to 100% , also I hope it will be available for eve...
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