Virax Holdings Website: www.virax.com.au
Author: Kimina Lyall, The Australian
Melbourne-based biotech Virax is...funding a clinical trial of its HIV drug entirely from...donations [by] a consortium of mining companies, led by BHP Billiton and including Rio Tinto and three Japanese companies... Virax CEO David Beames said...the...
Author: Madelene Pearson, Bloomberg
...Virax Holdings...said seven global mining companies joined a group led by BHP Billiton...to fund the first emerging-country trials of its HIV/AIDS therapeutic vaccine. The trials will take place in South Africa... BHP is leading participants...
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