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2014-04-28 08:30:45

Collaborating with World Health Organization and Intravacc to Develop sIPV in line with mission to secure a lasting polio-free world, free of all paralytic polio disease BEIJING, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China that focuses on the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of vaccines, announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Intravacc (Institute for...

2014-04-24 08:32:33

RMB 60 Million Free Grant for Construction of Dedicated Production Facility BEIJING, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading China-based vaccine manufacturer, announced today that it has received notification that a RMB 60 million free government grant has been approved by China's Ministry of Finance, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and National Health and Family Planning Commission for...

2014-04-21 12:27:18

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CoMeD - In a scientific paper published in the peer-reviewed Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, researchers with the Coalition for Mercury-free Drugs (CoMeD) call for the establishment of one global standard of vaccine safety. "We recognize the importance of vaccination programs and want all children to benefit from vaccines," CoMeD President Rev. Lisa K. Sykes explains. "However, giving children in developing nations...

Tracking The Spread Of The Flu Virus Through Wikipedia Traffic
2014-04-19 06:10:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some have suggested tracking the levels of specific Google searches can be used to determine the spread of an influenza epidemic, but a new study in the journal PLOS Computational Biology has found an even better internet-based measure – watching Wikipedia traffic. By watching Wikipedia traffic for flu-related articles, the study team from Harvard Medical School was able to determine the level of flu infection in the United States...

2014-04-18 13:37:12

One of the most popular vaccine brands for children may not be the most cost-effective choice. And doctors may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market toward what is actually a more expensive option, according to a new study by University of Illinois researchers. “The choice of vaccines to administer can be driven by numerous factors,” says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a co-author of the study and a professor of computer science and of mathematics at the U....

2014-04-16 08:34:34

BEIJING, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China that focuses on the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of vaccines, announced today that it has filed its 2013 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended December 31, 2013 on April 16, 2014. The Annual Report on Form 20-F is now available on the Company's website under SEC...

2014-04-13 12:20:15

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Adult Vaccines Market, Company Adult Vaccines Sales, Country Adult Vaccines - Worldwide Analysis" to its store. DALLAS, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- World Adult Vaccines Market - Market Overview For much of the 20th century, vaccines were a pharmaceutical success story largely associated with children. Aggressive immunization programs eradicated Polio and Smallpox among developed nations and nearly eliminated Mumps, Pertussis, Measles, and other...

2014-04-10 16:22:38

The H5N1 bird flu virus has infected and killed hundreds of people, despite the fact that, at the moment, the virus can't spread easily between people. The death toll could become much worse if the virus became airborne. A study published by Cell Press April 10th in the journal Cell has revealed a minimal set of mutations allowing H5N1 to be transmitted through the air from one ferret to another. The findings will be invaluable for future surveillance programs and may provide early warning...

Human H1N1 Pandemic Virus Infected Washington State Sea Otters
2014-04-09 10:55:14

USGS Northern sea otters living off the coast of Washington state were infected with the same H1N1 flu virus that caused the world-wide pandemic in 2009, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study. During an August 2011 health monitoring project, USGS and CDC scientists found evidence that the Washington sea otters were infected with the pandemic 2009 H1N1 virus, although the exact date and source of exposure could not be determined....

2014-04-02 08:34:05

NES ZIONA, Israel, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd (TASE: BNDX), developer of a universal flu vaccine, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved initiation of the process for listing the Company's shares for trading in the US through American Depository Receipt (ADR). The Company will act to register an ADR Level 1 Over-The-Counter (OTC), which does not include the option for public offerings in the US (without additional registration)....


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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