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2014-10-30 12:30:36

Coverage for Pneumococcal Vaccine Needed for Flu Season WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In August, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) made a decision to recommend a pneumococcal vaccine, PCV13, to seniors and other at-risk populations. ACIP's off-cycle meeting and prompt decision was to ensure that the updated recommendation was in place in time for this year's flu season. Following the decision, the recommendation was sent to the Centers for...

2014-10-29 23:10:45

On Wednesday, October 29th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, the Medical Center of Marin (MCoM) will be administering 50 complimentary flu shots donated by the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services (MCDHHS) to the elderly uninsured/underinsured population at Whistlestop Active Aging Center in San Rafael, CA, in the Caboose Room on a Drop-in only basis. Corte Madera, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 On Wednesday, October 29th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, the Medical Center of Marin (MCoM)...

2014-10-28 23:14:00

As part of a commitment to a healthier community, Riverside Health System is helping residents take their best shot at beating the flu. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Riverside Health System is pleased to announce that as part of its commitment to building a healthier community it will hold a series of flu shot clinics Nov. 3 through Nov. 7 throughout the Virginia Peninsula at locations in Newport News, Hampton and Williamsburg. The clinics will provide free flu shots to...

2014-10-28 08:34:41

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global, a full Service Contract Research Organization headquartered in Southern California announced their involvement in a sentinel clinical trial designed to evaluate safety and immunogenicity signals from a novel oral vaccine for influenza, as opposed to injectable or intranasal vaccines. The study was first presented to the scientific community on October 14, 2014 at the World Vaccine Congress in Brussels, Belgium by...

2014-10-28 08:34:24

New report from Globe Life Sciences finds that combination therapy may be the key that finally allows cancer vaccines to fulfil their potential LONDON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe Life Sciences, a leading provider of commercial analysis within healthcare-related sectors, conducted a detailed review of 17 late-stage cancer vaccines. The Globe Extraordinary report, entitled 'Future of Cancer Vaccines - An Analysis of Late-stage Products', concludes - after a history of...

2014-10-28 00:26:38

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Veterinary Vaccines in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Companion Animal Vaccines (Canine Vaccines, & Feline Vaccines), and Livestock Vaccines (Porcine Vaccines, Bovine Vaccines, Poultry Vaccines, Ovine Vaccines, Equine Vaccines, & Other Animal Vaccines). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are...

2014-10-27 12:30:11

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global H1N1 Vaccines Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 H1N1 influenza (zoonotic) is an infectious disease in humans caused by a variant of the swine H1N1 virus, known as H1N1v virus. The H1N1v virus is a contagious virus which infects nose, throat, and lungs. H1N1 virus is an RNA virus belonging to the Orthomyxoviridae family. Influenza A...

2014-10-27 08:29:37

bioCSL to take on expanded role in global influenza vaccine industry MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Limited (ASX:CSL; USOTC:CSLLY) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Novartis' global influenza vaccine business for US$275 million. The business will be combined with CSL's subsidiary, bioCSL. Combining bioCSL's existing influenza vaccine operations with the Novartis business will create the number two global player in the US$4 billion global...

2014-10-23 12:29:14

Nearly 100 participating clinics in over a dozen underserved markets to distribute vouchers to their patients that are redeemable at any CVS/pharmacy or MinuteClinic location for a flu shot WOONSOCKET, R.I. and SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health and Direct Relief announced today that they have partnered to provide $1 million in flu shot vouchers to community health clinic patients in underserved communities who lack health insurance. Nearly 100 participating...

2014-10-22 04:22:17

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced that it has made a commitment of up to $200 million to accelerate and significantly expand the production of an Ebola vaccine program in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. The company is closely collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), as well as other key stakeholders, governments, and...


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