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Scientists Say They Can Make A Vaccine Against Heroin. It’s An Uphill Battle

Researchers in California have successfully tested a heroin vaccine on monkeys and have shown vaccines against fentanyl, oxycodone, and hydrocodone to be viable in rodents. Another team in Maryland has successfully tested a heroin vaccine on rodents. With proper funding, both groups say, they could get their vaccines into human trials within two years. TRI’s David Metzger, PhD, is quoted in this article.

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