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2014-01-30 16:26:00

AMES, Iowa, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) autogenous licensure of the company's Rotavirus C vaccine utilizing its SirraVax(SM )RNA Particle Technology, approved by the Department's Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) for disease caused by Rotavirus subtype C. Rotavirus C is a cause of diarrhea and mortality in young piglets. Preparing effective...

2014-01-29 08:29:27

- Preclinical development completed for H7N9 vaccine candidates that addresses significant unmet medical need - BEIJING, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq:SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today that it has submitted a Clinical Trial Application(CTA) with the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) to commence human clinical trials for its vaccine against Avian influenza A(H7N9) virus. The CTA was officially accepted...

2014-01-29 00:20:55

SINGAPORE and ZURICH, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Switzerland's Cytos Biotechnology AG today announced that their influenza vaccine (gH1-Qbeta) met its primary end point for immunogenicity (seroconversion based on haemaglutination inhibition titres according to FDA criteria) in the Phase 1 clinical trial in healthy Asian volunteers. The induced immune response showed good cross-reactivity to recent...

2014-01-26 23:01:38

ReportsnReports.com adds “Global Vaccine Market Pipeline Analysis” report to its research database. The report covers all vaccines being developed in various clinical phases. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 The global vaccine market is characterized in human and animal vaccines. The segment of human vaccines is further sub-divided into four groups, namely, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and elderly. Though the vaccines segment forms a very small portion of the global...

2014-01-24 11:28:51

Currently approved flu vaccines are less effective in the elderly, yet an estimated 90% of influenza-related deaths occur in people over 65. A paper published on January 23rd in PLOS Pathogens reports on the challenges scientists encountered when they were trying to develop a better flu vaccine. Because immune systems in older people are generally less responsive to vaccination, Jay Evans and colleagues from GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines in Hamilton, USA, were testing so-called...

2014-01-22 12:26:07

DETROIT, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A nurse was fired from her Hospital job for refusing to take the flu-shot on religious and health grounds, and is "blowing the cover, off many dangers of the flu vaccine," says her lawyer, James Leonard Elsman of Birmingham, Michigan. Karen Bashista of S. Lyon, Livingston County, Michigan was a nurse for St. Joe Hospital, and was fired for not taking the flu-shot; though she offered to wear a mask, be moved to another floor and function, etc....

2014-01-21 23:00:19

Interim measures triggered by rising flu rates go into effect on Jan. 22. San Diego (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 In an effort to protect patients and staff from the flu, Scripps Health is putting in place a number of interim visitor restrictions at its five hospital campuses in San Diego County. “With cases of H1N1 influenza rising quickly in the area, we are taking precautionary measures to limit the risk of infection in our hospitals,” said Scripps Chief Medical Officer James LaBelle,...

2014-01-20 23:03:13

The Healthy Living Center will offer public flu clinic on Wednesday, January 22 from 4-8 p.m. The Healthy Living Center is a partnership between the Capital District YMCA, CDPHP, and Hannaford Supermarkets. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 If you haven’t gotten the flu shot, it’s not too late. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting widespread flu activity throughout New York State. Because the influenza vaccine is your best line of defense, the Healthy...

2014-01-16 23:01:12

With cases of seasonal flu rising quickly, Scripps Health is reminding local residents of some basic tips for keeping influenza at bay and dealing with the illness if it strikes. San Diego (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 With cases of seasonal flu rising quickly, Scripps Health is reminding local residents of some basic tips for keeping influenza at bay and dealing with the illness if it strikes. “The sudden surge in local flu cases this year might have caught some people off guard, but there...

2014-01-16 00:21:55

Urgent Care centers offering front line perspectives on this year's flu season. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MD Now Medical Centers, a leading provider of urgent care services in Florida today announced its 2013-2014 flu outlook. MD Now Urgent Care has treated patients with influenza and influenza-like illness throughout its many Urgent Care Centers in South Florida. The numbers of those treated rose during the month of December and expectations are that the...


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