By using canine parainfluenza, researchers at the University of Georgia were able to create a new rabies vaccine. Professor Biao He used genetic engineering to place a non-viral piece of the rabies virus into parainfluenza virus 5, or PIV5. Using this technique, He and his team created a vaccine that will allow humans and animals to build up antibodies to protect them from future infections.
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