Latest immunization Stories

2010-07-23 14:46:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune announced today that it has begun shipping FluMist® (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal) to influenza vaccine distributors who service health care providers throughout the United States. (Photo; http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070516/NEW026 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070516/NEW026 ) MedImmune expects to provide approximately 15 million doses of its trivalent (three-strain) nasal spray flu vaccine for the...

2010-07-22 13:17:19

A Johns Hopkins University scientist, whose team of researchers recently identified pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria as the primary causes of death of 6 million of the world's poorest children, today called on leaders in donor and developing nations to take action to address the terrible death toll.

2010-06-09 12:57:58

An inexpensive system for earlier disease diagnosis could save innumerable lives.

2010-05-18 12:53:08

Vaccinia immunization, as given to prevent the spread of smallpox, produces a five-fold reduction in HIV replication in the laboratory.

2010-04-27 14:52:00

DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new research conducted for the Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Immunization Program, 88 percent of online Colorado parents support immunization for their child.

2010-04-07 08:00:04

The millions of dollars invested by the province of Ontario in its universal flu vaccine campaign saves lives and is a sensible investment, according to an economic analysis by a researcher at the University of Toronto and the University Health Network.

2010-03-18 13:49:06

EUREKA project E! 3424 RECAN has developed a range of unique and highly specific monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies – the proteins produced in the blood which counteract bacteria, viruses or cancerous cells.

2010-02-24 18:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' (ACIP) vote today that recommends universal influenza immunization with seasonal influenza vaccine.

2010-01-29 05:00:00

Increased vaccination could save more than 8 million children by 2020; significant funding gaps remain, others must join effort DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan.

2010-01-25 08:00:00

PARIS, January 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 15, the Minister of Health and Hygiene of Cote d'Ivoire, Dr.

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