Getting a flu vaccine from tobacco plants

Friday, February 26, 2010 - 14:35 in Health & Medicine

Here's an idea: Rehabilitate the tobacco plant by using it to make flu vaccine. A consortium of scientists at Texas A&M and elsewhere launched Project GreenVax to try it -- they say it could create vaccine far more quickly and efficiently than the eggs.

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