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New vaccine for bee stings

Australian scientists say they’ve successfully tested a new vaccine for people who are stung by bees. Current bee venom therapy requires 50 injections over three years.

A South Australian vaccine expert says they’ve added a plant based sugar to the current vaccine and says their now in the testing stage.

“Essentially [it] works like turbo-charger, it speeds up the vaccine and makes it more effective,” Professor Nikolai Petrovski told 6PR Breakfast.

 

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