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FDA Federal Commission Says New Peanut Allergy Vaccine
- September 21, 2019
- Posted by: Wiley M. Wagner
- Category: Science
The U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration has released a new report today on its recent advances in developing a stable and effective nut allergy vaccine – in particular, peanuts, so beloved by many Americans. It is worth noting the fact that despite the really long and difficult process of creating such a vaccine, for the most part there is no question of a universal remedy, since in fact each patient has his own set of features and aspects. On the other hand, recent developments in the FDA sector give hope for a better future in this context.
In general, a peanut allergy is something really serious – of all the existing food allergies in the world, it is she who occupies the leading lines in the lists of the most common and characterized by the most problematic side effects. So the responsible team of biologists from the Federal Commission presented the final version of their new product called Palforzia, which has a really promising character as an application.
It is still unclear how close the scientific team has come to the release of the final testing of its vaccine, but it can be established that most likely at the current stage, scientists have everything determined in terms of clinical testing. Moreover, Palforzia itself has been in development since 2017 and since then has shown really excellent test results, being combined with some other substances and compounds of a similar purpose in modern medicine.
So far, the experts of the Federal Commission are silent about exactly when the development will appear on the market, but they talk about the need to conduct additional tests and check how the current chemical composition of Palforzia is excellent and effective. Until then, it remains only to look closely at some equally promising and interesting options for drugs and medicinal compounds based on antiallergen.