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2013-11-08 23:05:00

The global market for influenza vaccines, antivirals, and diagnostic products was valued at nearly $3.8 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $4 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $6 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, The Global Influenza Market from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the...

2013-11-07 08:31:29

BEIJING, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading China-based vaccine manufacturer, announced today that it has been selected by the Jiangsu Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Jiangsu CDC) to supply the Company's inactivated hepatitis A vaccine, Healive, under the Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) in 2014 to the pediatric population in Jiangsu Province. The total volume of the tender is up to 1.8 million doses. As one of the two selected...

2013-11-06 23:32:03

A study published in the October 28, 2013 Pediatrics Journal entitled, “Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths in the United States, 2004–2012” found 11% of the deaths were made up of infants under 6 months considered too young for flu shots. Photo-oxidation protection provided by UV-Aid kills bacteria and viruses helping to prevent colds, flu, and infections. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A nearly decade long study documenting flu related fatalities in adolescents aged 18...

2013-11-05 23:24:26

The results show that Colby’s JVRS-100 adjuvant, when used in combination with an influenza virus vaccine, generates enhanced immunity and superior protection of elderly monkeys when challenged with live human flu virus (relative to the vaccine alone). San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Colby Pharmaceutical Company (CPC) announces ground-breaking results demonstrating that two inoculations of Colby’s JVRS-100 adjuvant, in combination with Fluzone influenza vaccine, enhance the...

2013-11-05 23:18:43

A study published in the October 28, 2013 Pediatrics Journal entitled, “Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths in the United States, 2004–2012” found 11% of the deaths were made up of infants under 6 months considered too young for flu shots. Photo-oxidation protection provided by UV-Aid kills bacteria and viruses helping to prevent colds, flu, and infections. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A nearly decade long study documenting flu related fatalities in adolescents aged 18...

2013-11-05 08:33:30

DORVAL, QC, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Newly published data in the medical journal Vaccine shows that FLUAD*, an influenza vaccine indicated specifically for people 65 years and older, provided significantly improved protection against influenza in the elderly in comparison to non-adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine in this age group.(1) The investigator-led Canadian study focused on British Columbia with seniors who are at an increased risk of influenza or pneumonia and who suffer...

2013-11-04 12:28:42

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ISPE announced during the Plenary Session at its 2013 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. USA, that Novartis's United States Flu Cell Culture Facility is the Overall Winner of the 2013 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120912/DC73253LOGO ) Novartis's United States Flu Cell Culture Facility in Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA represents a breakthrough use of innovative...

2013-11-04 08:25:43

BEIJING, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013, after market closes on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 EST. The Company will host a conference call prior to the market opening on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. EST (November 13, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. China Standard Time) to review...

2013-10-31 23:03:19

Residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are at higher risk for influenza-related medical complications. With flu season upon us, PharmScript http://www.pharmscript.com offers a reminder on guidelines and proper protocol for vaccination. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 In the U.S., influenza outbreaks typically occur from fall through winter months. Although infection rates are highest among children, complications, hospitalizations, and deaths related to the flu...

2013-10-31 08:32:34

BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today that Mr. Weidong Yin, Chairman, President and CEO of Sinovac, is invited to participate in UBS Asia Healthcare CEO Summit held in Hong Kong on November 1, 2013. And Mr. Yin will join the panel discussion from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Beijing time, talking about Chinese healthcare industry and new product development strategy. About Sinovac...