Translation out of China
of Science and Technology, in the evening of 10, said the Ministry of
Health and Family Planning Commission, in conjunction with the State has
to start Technology emergency prevention and control of human infection
with the H7N9 avian influenza research projects focus on promoting the
development of clinical diagnostic reagents and vaccine development work
is expected within two months completion of the clinical validation of
the nucleic acid diagnostic reagent, seven months to complete human
infection with the H7N9 avian flu preventive vaccine development.
And also from here:
As part of China's emergency response to the H7N9 bird flu on
technological front, China formally launched a research project on
Wednesday for developing a vaccine for H7N9. Jointly launched by the
Ministry of Science and Technology and the National Health and Family
Planning Commission here, the move is expected to make a vaccine ready
within seven months, an official statement said.