Involve Indigenous people in vaccine development, disease expert says – CBC

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201950 Views

The National Research Council is working on a vaccine for an infection often seen in Indigenous children

Mar 26, 2019

An infectious disease specialist in Sioux Lookout, Ont., says Indigenous people need to be involved in the development of a new vaccine.

Dr. Yoko Schreiber is the chair of the Indigenous Health Committee for the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease; she’s been taking part in stakeholder meetings with the National Research Council over its work on a vaccine for hoemophilus influenza Type A.

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