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Tulane Researchers to Develop New Lyme Vaccine with Lasting Protection

Cases of Lyme disease are rising across the globe, yet there is still no vaccine on the market to protect people against the tick-borne infection. The nonhuman primate model of Lyme disease is only available at the Tulane National Primate Research Center, and Monica Embers, Ph.D., has long been at the forefront of new Lyme diagnostics, preventatives, and treatments. Click to read more about this important research.

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