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The report opens with an introduction from the commissioners responsible for the initiation of the task force, and an explanation of the reasons for studying vaccines and viral diseases. The basic purpose of the task force is defined, taking into consideration consultation matters, resources, options and co-operation possibilities. Various sectors involved in the research are listed and economic development prospects discussesd A global perspective is considered on topics such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acute respiratory viral diseases and emerging viruses. Oral vaccines and vaccines against cancer are discussed . European networks of resources are considered.

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Authors: CEC, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EN (1995) 7pp.
Availability: Available from the European Commission, Mr L Jodar, TF V-V, DG XII-E, 200 rue de la Loi, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE)
Record Number: 199630008 / Last updated on: 1996-03-18
Original language: en
Available languages: en