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Leidos to Help Develop Vaccine for Zika Virus; Jerry Hogge Comments

Jerry Hogge
Jerry Hogge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will work with Immunovaccine to develop a vaccine that aims to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

The companies will integrate Immunovaccine’s DepoVax platform and Leidos’ Virtual Pharmaceutical Development Program in support of efforts to accelerate vaccine development and production, Leidos said Thursday.

“Our virtual pharma approach ensures that we are not beholden to a particular technology or laboratory, ” said Jerry Hogge, deputy president of Leidos’ health group.

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