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The United Nationsâ€™ World Health Organization said on Thursday that worldwide production of seasonal flu vaccine is expected to double by 2015, with eleven new manufacturers ramping up in developing nations.
BLUE BELL, Pa., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Phase II part B confirms results obtained in Phase II part A - - Company's results continue to be amongst the best for influenza vaccine manufacturing technologies - QUEBEC CITY, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago Inc.
The need to create a new flu vaccine annually could be eliminated with a universal influenza vaccine that targets a protein common to all strains of influenza A.
- All tested doses were found safe and well-tolerated - - A single dose of 5 Âµg met the 3 CHMP immunogenicity criteria - QUEBEC CITY, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaxart, Inc., a San Francisco biotechnology company developing oral-delivery vaccines, has begun dosing volunteers in a Phase I clinical trial.
BEIJING, June 7, 2011 / PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, announced today that it will hold its 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Beijing Time.
QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago Inc.
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc.
BEIJING, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today that Mr. Jacob Ho, Chief Financial Officer, and Ms.
Influenza A virus causes influenza in birds and some mammals. It is a genus of the Orthomyxoviridae family of viruses. Although the virus is uncommon several strains have been isolated from wild birds. Some can cause severe disease in domestic poultry and sometimes in humans. They are negative sense, single-stranded, segmented RNA viruses. Each subtype has mutated into a variety of strains with different pathogenic profiles. There is a vaccine for humans incase there is an avian influenza, or...
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