bap at MED.PITT.EDU (Bruce Phillips) wrote:
>>> Prateek Lala recently answered a query about hepatitis vaccines
> incorrectly. Currently, vaccines are available for hepatitis A (an
> inactivated virus protein prep.) and Hepatitis B (a recombinant protein
> prep.). Unless something has happened very very recently, no vaccine is
> available for hepatitis C or E.
All very true, but let me ask you this. Are the vaccines available cheaply
for them to be administered in outbreak-containing quantities to people
in the 3rd world, at public health facilities which have trouble
with heavy patent-royalty propylaxes?