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Dengue Vaccine Initiative awarded grant from Germany for development of new dengue vaccines in Brazil and Vietnam

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - The Dengue Vaccine Initiative (DVI) announced today that it has received a 1 million Euro award from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the first time it has received such a grant from Germany. The funds will be used to support the development of new dengue vaccines in collaboration with the Instituto Butantan, a biomedical research center in São Paulo, Brazil, and Vabiotech, a vaccine manufacturer in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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