So Now it's a Pandemic?
Another "lab rats r us" scenario on its way to be tested on perhaps unwilling people as a "direct order" to participate in human trials.
SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2009 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Vical Incorporated /quotes/comstock/15*!vicl/quotes/nls/vicl (VICL 2.13, -0.12, -5.33%) announced today that in the two weeks since launching its program to develop a vaccine against H1N1 influenza (swine flu), the company has completed development of a prototype H1 vaccine, produced an initial supply of research-grade material, and initiated immunogenicity testing in animals. Assuming a successful outcome of this testing and a commitment for program-specific external funding, the company is ready to advance directly to large-scale cGMP manufacturing of vaccine for human clinical trials to be conducted by the U.S. Navy. Read more...
UPDATE on swine flu from Dr. Niman