Jun. 27, 2011
On June 28, 2011, Sinovac Biotech of Beijing announced that it will begin a Phase II clinical trial of its proprietary inactivated EV71 vaccine against Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD). The latest trial will seek to determine the optimal dosage level of the vaccine, which proved safe and provoked an effective immune response in its Phase I test. The Phase I trial on 168 adults and children was completed earlier this year.