Latest Flu pandemic vaccine Stories

2009-05-22 15:28:23

About $1 billion has been allocated for clinical studies into two potential vaccine ingredients for a pandemic stockpile, U.S. government officials said.

2009-05-22 15:50:00

The Health and Human Services Secretary announced on Friday that the US plans to invest $1 billion in developing a vaccine for swine flu.

2009-05-20 07:27:44

The inactivated flu vaccine does not appear to be effective in preventing influenza-related hospitalizations in children, especially the ones with asthma.

2009-05-19 06:16:17

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has scheduled a meeting with leaders of the pharmaceutical industry this week to discuss production and distribution of the swine flu vaccine.

2009-05-16 09:00:00

British-based pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline announced on Friday that it will be manufacturing large amounts of emergency flu vaccines for a number countries as soon as the World Health Organization discloses the vaccine’s key ingredient.

2009-05-15 12:00:00

The British government has ordered 90 million doses of the vaccine for the H1N1 swine flu virus, the World Health Organization said Friday. The U.N.

2009-05-04 13:40:00

On Friday, a Democratic US senator proposed setting up a free vaccination program to fend off future outbreaks of dangerous strains.

2009-05-04 07:54:00

LONDON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A synthetic peptide H1N1 vaccine is available now for testing worldwide, from Replikins Ltd.

2009-04-30 10:58:00

BEIJING, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

2009-04-30 08:16:00

Production of a Swine Flu Vaccine in a Few Weeks MERIDEN, Conn., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation (PSC), a privately-owned biopharmaceutical company based in Meriden, CT, announced today that stockholders elected a new slate of members to the Company's Board of Directors at the 2009 Annual Meeting, held on April 28, 2009.

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.