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Newly developed fentanyl vaccine called 'potential game changer' in battle against opioids

The next steps are to get FDA approval and then begin clinical trials.

News 12 Staff

Feb 6, 2023, 10:20 AM

Updated 503 days ago

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A newly developed fentanyl vaccine out of the University of Houston is being called a potential game changer in the battle against opioid deaths.
Antibodies in the shot will keep fentanyl from passing into the brain, which means the person can't get high from it.
The next steps are to get FDA approval and then begin clinical trials.
Also being developed are testing kits which can detect if other drugs are laced with fentanyl.


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