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2009-09-09 07:30:00

BERWYN, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Encorium Group, Inc.

2009-09-03 10:13:02

Results from the first swine-flu vaccine trials taking place in Leicester reveal a strong immune response after just one dose.

2009-08-23 07:48:52

Officials are predicting a shortage of H1N1 vaccine in mid-October when a new wave of swine flu infections could be peaking in the United States. Just a third of the vaccine needed is likely to be ready by then as government health officials mobilize to vaccinate at least half of the country's population, The Washington Post reported Sunday. This is potentially the largest mass vaccination program in human history, said Howard Markel, a medical history expert at the University of Michigan who...

2009-08-19 10:18:48

The U.S. subsidiary of a British drug company is signing up volunteers for clinical trials of its swine flu vaccine, the company says. MedImmune plans to run two U.S.

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2009-08-18 12:34:44

A federal official said on Monday that the US would not have nearly as much swine flu vaccines ready by mid-October as predicted.

2009-08-18 11:30:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Joint Commission Resources (JCR) today announced the results of the first-ever Flu Vaccination Challenge, a program launched just prior to the 2008/2009 flu season to help increase flu vaccination among health care workers.

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2009-08-15 07:53:43

On Friday, GlaxoSmithKline PLC, the drugmaker of a new swine flu vaccine, said that it has started to test the vaccine in humans.

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2009-08-11 13:40:00

Experimental swine flu shots are making their way to hundreds of Americans in eight cities in the race to get a vaccine out before a potentially new strain of the flu virus regains strength this fall and winter.

2009-08-11 09:40:44

Britain’s first swine flu vaccine trials, led by the University of Leicester and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, are taking place at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

2009-08-09 23:01:23

The United States and other Northern Hemisphere countries are racing to get ready for a second wave of H1N1 flu virus that could be weeks away, officials said. The pandemic that has spread in the Southern Hemisphere, which is currently in mid-winter, has struck especially harshly in the poorest parts of the world, international health officials told The Washington Post. A second wave of the first influenza pandemic in 41 years could reach the Northern Hemisphere within weeks, U.S.


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