Ask The Expert - What do you believe is the biggest obstacle faced in vaccine manufacturing today?

Published: August 30, 2013
Sponsored By: Undefined
Session Expert: Paul Offit, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia



What do you believe is the biggest obstacle faced in vaccine manufacturing today?

I think the biggest obstacle is an increasingly greater burden of regulatory issues by the Food and Drug Administration. It’s much more difficult to make vaccines today than 15 years ago. Today, companies are asked to rule out relatively rare adverse events pre-licensure.

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