Why don't we have a vaccine against .? Part 2. Bacteria

Kenneth S. Rosenthal, Aaron Kuntz, Joseph Sikon

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Despite the large number of vaccines, this review asks the question: why dowe not have vaccines for all infectious diseases? The first of this series discussed basics of vaccine immunology, new approaches, and outlined some of the difficulties and approaches that are being taken for antiviral vaccines. The second part of the series focuses on antibacterial vaccines and the approaches that are being taken to develop vaccines for some of the most important bacteria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-123
Number of pages5
JournalInfectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Antibacterial Vaccines
  • Attenuated Vaccines
  • Conjugate Vaccines
  • Oral Vaccines
  • Toxoid
  • Vaccine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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