H7N9 Bird Flu Vaccine Developed

Published 10/28 2013 04:47PM

Updated 10/28 2013 09:09PM

CHINA -- Experts say they have successfully completed a vaccine for the H7N9 Bird Flu virus.

According to reports, it's the first influenza vaccine ever developed by Chinese scientists.

Chinese health authorities say the H7N9 virus has infected more than 130 people and caused 45 deaths.

The vaccine has passed testing in ferrets by the Institute of Laboratory Animal Sciences, according to Chinese scientists

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