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Progress towards better vaccines proceedings of a meeting organized by the World Health Organization as part of the Programme for Vaccine Development, held in Bellagio, Italy, by courtesy of the Rockefeller Foundation, 16-18 April 1985 by

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Published by Published on behalf of the World Health Organization by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Vaccines -- Congresses.,
  • Vaccines -- congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Rosemary Bell and G. Torrigiani.
GenreCongresses., congresses.
ContributionsBell, R., Torrigiani, G., World Health Organization., Programme for Vaccine Development.
LC ClassificationsQR189 .P75 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2719274M
ISBN 10019261567X
LC Control Number86012595

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