29 October, 2008

Chicken pox vaccine

Photo: Chicken pox vaccine( from The Research Foundation

1) What is Chicken pox ?  
    see → http://keiji-hagiwara.blogspot.com/2008/07/chickenpox.html

2) Chicken pox vaccine was first developed by Dr.Michiaki
   The Oka strain of varicella-zoster virus isolated from vesicles 
  of a 3-year-old boy with typical Varicella was serially passaged 
  11 times in human embryonic lungs cells and 12 times in guinea
  pig embryo cells, and further passaged in human diploid cells
  several times.

Any questions:  write to Keiji Hagiwara, MD