While the entire globe is keeping a close watch on the Ebola virus experts with the Havana-based Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center claim to be experiencing progress in the developing a vaccine to fight the four existing types of dengue fever.
The announcement was made by Researcher Luis Javier Gonzalez during a Forum on Microbiology Techniques in Havana. Reports are that the project is currently in its first validation stage.
If true this will prove to be good news for the world since to date a cure has not been found for the deadly dengue disease.
The forum is part of the eighth Cuban Congress on Microbiology and Parasitology, which concluded on Thursday and was sponsored by 16 entities, including the UN Development Program and the Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute.
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