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2014-09-08 08:30:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning actress Judith Light, known for TV's Who's the Boss?, Dallas, and Ugly Betty, is joining the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to raise awareness about influenza ("the flu") this season. The Flu + You program, a national public education initiative by NCOA aims to educate adults 65 years of age and older, and those who care for them, about the seriousness of the flu, the importance of annual vaccination, and available vaccine...

2014-09-02 12:29:15

Don't wait for October when Back-to-School is best time for flu shots GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer pharmacists are playing myth busters and reminding parents why getting flu shots before kids go back to school is the perfect time to minimize the spread of seasonal influenza for families. While the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer anticipates administering 30 percent more flu shots this season than last, Meijer Drug Store Vice President Nat Love says that one of...

2014-09-02 08:28:32

BEIJING, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced that the Company's management will participate in the following investor conferences in September: -- Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference, to be held at the Grand Hyatt New York on September 9 and 10, 2014. -- Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific Healthcare Day, to be held at the Boston Harbor Hotel on September 11,...

2014-08-27 08:26:54

BEIJING, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced the results of the Company's 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 in Beijing, PRC. The required quorum, a majority of the common shares outstanding, was voted by proxy. The Company's shareholders approved the following proposals: -- The re-election of Weidong Yin, Yuk Lam Lo, Simon Anderson,...

2014-08-26 16:28:19

New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Mers CoV Blocker-Vaccine Candidate Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Mers CoV virus strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 2012. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted the formulation of a Synthetic Mers CoV Blocker-Vaccine(TM) candidate,...

2014-08-26 16:28:01

New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Influenza H1N1 Blocker-Vaccine Candidate, Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Influenza H1N1 virus strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 1918. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted the formulation of a Synthetic Influenza H1N1...

2014-08-26 12:29:12

New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Dengue Blocker-Vaccine Candidate Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Dengue virus strains in Pubmed, has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 1944. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted the formulation of a Synthetic Dengue Blocker-Vaccine(TM)...

2014-08-26 12:28:34

New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Chikungunya Blocker-Vaccine Candidate Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Chikungunya virus strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 1953. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted the formulation of a Synthetic Chikungunya Blocker-Vaccine(TM)...

pregnant flu vaccine
2014-08-20 03:00:11

Group Health Research Institute Both mother and fetus are at increased risk for complications of flu infection during pregnancy. And prenatal care providers say they’re advising women to get the flu vaccine, in line with recommendations from various organizations. But many pregnant women don’t understand the importance of this advice—and don’t get the vaccine. Robert Arao, MPH, a biostatistician at Group Health Research Institute, did a statewide survey—the first of its...

2014-08-19 12:28:40

MERIDEN, Conn. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation and Passport Health announced today that Flublok® influenza vaccine will be available this fall at all 230+ Passport Health locations across the United States. In addition, all employers who arrange their influenza vaccination clinics through Passport Health will be able to request Flublok. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/118909 "We created Flublok to save lives and our...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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