Local vaccine manufacturer AJ Biologics Malaysia (AJB Malaysia) is collaborating with Hilleman Laboratories (HL) and AJ Vaccines (AJV) to develop in Malaysia, the world’s first animal component-free vaccine for meningitis.
AJB Malaysia chief operating officer, Jerome Cabannes said, “ the animal component-free element of the vaccine would make it the preferred choice for the halal market. We hope to offer this vaccine not just in Malaysia and the Middle East but also around the world”.
The new vaccine aimed at five bacteria groups would contribute significantly towards the effort in enhancing defense for the public and cross-border haj travelers.
Read the full story here