Connecticut Company Ships Ebola Vaccine to NIH for Testing

December 19, 2014 8:12 PM

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Meriden-based Protein Sciences has completed work on a preliminary Ebola vaccine, and will ship its creation to the National Institutes of Health on Monday.

"We never actually handle the infectious agent," said Clifton McPherson, vice president of product development at Protein Sciences. "We've never had actual Ebola virus here, just like we don't grow influenza virus to make FluBlok, our flu vaccine."

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