Improving Human Wellness Through Innovative Recombinant Protein Biotechnology
“Outbreaks of emerging and mutant viruses, oversea inflow & the highest potential for pandemic due to climate change”
1A mosquito-borne infectious disease & Transmission through vertical transmission or blood transfusions
2Reported by 76 countries and continuous outbreaks since 2007
3Zika virus disease
4No spontaneous infection in S. Korea, but concerns about oversea inflow due to continuous incidence in neighboring countries
5A pandemic-prone infectious disease WHO R&D Blueprint
Serious problems for the fetus by infection during pregnancy
Women of childbearing age including pregnant women, are the top priority for vaccination during a pandemic.
Included in R&D Blueprint in 2008 & Create TPP (target product profiles)
1A mosquito-borne infectious disease & Annually, about 300 million cases and 1 million deaths.
2Dengue virus disease
Severe symptoms, Emerging in new regions and increased incidence due to climate change, and fast spreading
→ The rapid development of an effective vaccine is needed.
- Pandemic-prone infectious disease - Notifiable disease group 4 in S. Korea
- Overseas traveler cases - 71.7% increase in 2019 compared to 2018
- Increase in habitat of Adese mosquitos in S. Korea according to climate change