Australian researchers are a step closer to a peanut allergy vaccine

Australian researchers are recruiting children with peanut allergies to try an experimental vaccine that could free them of their life threatening condition. About 3 per cent of babies have a peanut allergy that mostly persists throughout their life, and of all food allergies, a peanut allergy is the most likely to cause a severe anaphylactic reaction. About three per cent of babies are allergic to peanuts.¬†Photo: Patrick Sison But researchers from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute say they might have found a treatment¬†which could be available within five years. In a world first study reported last year, the researchers gave…
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