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2011-03-03 07:00:00

BEIJING, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today it submitted the application to commence clinical trials for its 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) to China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) on March 3, 2011. Sinovac initiated its PCV research program in 2008. The vaccine targets infants under two years old. The target population in China is estimated at 34...

2011-02-28 18:30:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) announced today an agreement to license its proprietary, recombinant virus-like-particle (VLP) vaccine technology to LG Life Sciences, Ltd. (LGLS). Under the agreement, LGLS receives an exclusive license to manufacture, develop and commercialize influenza vaccines using Novavax's recombinant VLP technology in South Korea. LGLS also receives a non-exclusive license to manufacture, develop and commercialize influenza...

2011-02-23 12:50:15

Dengue vaccine could be developed by as early as 2015 At least one dengue vaccine could be licensed within the next 4 years, as manufacturers are speeding up the development process for multiple dengue vaccine candidates in collaboration with health authorities and developing countries to expedite the necessary testing, clinical trial design, and licensure, a team of leading scientists said. "A number of important issues have been identified for regulatory review of dengue vaccines, while...

2011-02-23 07:30:00

LYON, France and SWIFTWATER, Pa., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), today will participate in the first international bell-ringing event by a company listed on NYSE Euronext. The events will acknowledge past successes and future challenges in the battle to eradicate polio at the stock exchanges in New York, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and Lisbon. "Sanofi Pasteur stands shoulder to shoulder with...

2011-02-23 06:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX) announced today the publication of the results of Phase 1 clinical trial testing of its HIV/AIDS vaccine products. The article, titled "Phase 1 Safety and Immunogenicity Testing of DNA and Recombinant Modified Vaccinia Ankara Vaccines Expressing HIV-1 Virus-like Particles," will appear in the March 1 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases. A PDF of the article is available at the following URL:...

2011-02-18 15:27:07

Nasal spray vs. injection -- what would you prefer? Adelaide researchers have taken a step closer to the development of a universal flu vaccine, with results of a recent study showing that a vaccine delivered by a simple nasal spray could provide protection against influenza. University of Adelaide researcher Dr Darren Miller and colleagues have successfully trialled a synthetic universal flu vaccine in mice. The results have appeared this month in a paper in the Journal of General Virology....

2011-02-18 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today presented the final safety and immunogenicity results from its 2009 H1N1 virus-like particle (VLP) pandemic influenza vaccine clinical trial in Mexico at the invitation-only 7th World Health Organization Meeting (WHO) on Evaluation of Pandemic Influenza Vaccines in Clinical Trials. The meeting was held at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland where Dr. Gregory...

2011-02-15 06:00:00

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG) a biotechnology company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), today announced that Ms. Nathalie Landry, Vice President of Product Development, is invited to present at the 7(th) WHO meeting on evaluation of pandemic influenza prototype vaccines in clinical trials. The conference is being held at the World...

2011-02-08 07:44:00

-The Company launches the clinical development of its seasonal flu vaccine- QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG) a biotechnology company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), today announced it has received Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") clearance for its phase I H1N1 influenza VLP vaccine candidate ("H1N1 vaccine") clinical trial in the...

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2011-02-01 13:43:15

The World Health Organization (WHO) is reviewing the safety of GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix H1N1 flu vaccine after a Finnish study suggested children who got the shot were nine times more likely to suffer from narcolepsy. The rare sleeping disorder causes a person to fall asleep suddenly and unexpectedly Its cause is not understood but it is generally consider to be triggered by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Researchers at Finland's National Institute for Health and...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.