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A vaccine is in Phase 3 of a clinical trial - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

August 31, 2014

Cat Allergy Relief A vaccine is in Phase 3 of a clinical trial

Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 12:15 am | Updated: 8:03 am, Fri Jul 5, 2013.

People with cat allergies who still love cats — and their cat-allergic friends, family, spouses and roommates — may soon find relief through a new vaccine.

Microscopic pieces of shed — dry cat skin coated with a protein called Fel d1 — are responsible for most cat allergies. This protein is secreted from various glands, then ends up on fur, from which it passes to furniture, clothing and the air.

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