Viruses and the evolution of viral vectors

Carla Giles, Thiru Vanniasinkam

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Since the first documented, widespread use of vaccines in the eighteenth century, vaccines have become a common health preventative for humans and animals against a range of pathogens. This chapter covers the key developments in the use of viruses in vaccine development that have occurred since viruses were first identified as potential vaccine and gene therapy vectors.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationViral vectors in veterinary vaccine development
EditorsThiru Vanniasinkam, Suresh K. Tikoo, Siba K. Samal
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783030519278
ISBN (Print)9783030519261
Publication statusPublished - 2021


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