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Dengue Vaccines Regulatory Pathways: A Report on Two Meetings with Regulators of Developing Countries

  • Richard Mahoney mail,

    rmahoney@ivi.int

    Affiliation: Dengue Vaccine Initiative, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Liliana Chocarro,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, Regulatory Pathways, Secretariat to the Developing Country Vaccine Regulators' Network (DCVRN), Geneva, Switzerland

    Current address: Consultant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • James Southern,

    Affiliation: DCVRN, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Donald P. Francis,

    Affiliation: Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases, Brisbane, California, United States of America

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  • John Vose,

    Affiliation: Dengue Vaccine Initiative, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

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  • Harold Margolis

    Affiliation: Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, United States Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, Puerto Rico, United States of America

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  • Published: February 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000418

About the Authors

Richard Mahoney, John Vose
Dengue Vaccine Initiative, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea
Liliana Chocarro
World Health Organization, Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, Regulatory Pathways, Secretariat to the Developing Country Vaccine Regulators' Network (DCVRN), Geneva, Switzerland
James Southern
DCVRN, Geneva, Switzerland
Donald P. Francis
Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases, Brisbane, California, United States of America
Harold Margolis
Dengue Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, United States Centers for Disease Prevention and Control, Puerto Rico, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: rmahoney@ivi.int

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RM LC JS DF JV. PLoS Medicine was unable to contact Harold Margolis to confirm his authorship status, but the corresponding author Richard Mahoney confirms that Harold Margolis meets all ICMJE authorship criteria. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: RM LC JS DF JV. Wrote the first draft of the paper: RM. Contributed to the writing of the paper: RM LC JS DF JV. Acting chair of the DCVRN meeting reported, and prepared an intial draft report from the DCVRN perspective that is incorporated into this paper: JS.