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2014-09-12 08:25:17

New partnership brings education and flu vaccination clinics to schools in Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influenza is a highly-contagious and serious disease, particularly for children. Each year, more than 20,000 children are hospitalized and on average, 100 children die from the flu. For parents, these should be alarming statistics for a vaccine-preventable disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140220/NE69074LOGO-b To address this public...

2014-09-10 23:01:22

"Vaccines save lives. We now can protect our youth from diseases including cancer — who doesn't want that protection for his or her child?” declares Amy Middleman, MD, MPH, MSEd, FSAHM, adolescent health expert featured in PBS special. Deerfield, IL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Vaccines aren’t just for infants; teens and young adults benefit greatly from a number of vaccines that prevent various cancers and other illnesses. This is the message of a new film from PBS/NOVA,...

2014-09-10 16:26:02

CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors Immediate Care is offering flu shots at a mere cost of $19.99 during the month of September, 2014 for everyone over 6 months of age for the best protection against the flu virus strains as the peak flu season is approaching. For added convenience, no appointment is ever needed to the walk-in medical office located in Naperville, Lombard and Morton Grove available from 9:00AM-9:00PM on weekdays, and 10:00AM to 6:00PM on weekends and...

2014-09-09 08:32:26

DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Human Vaccine Technologies Market" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Immunization is one of the highest impact and most cost effective methods of preventing infectious diseases, particularly in low and middle income countries with minimal healthcare facilities in remote locations. Many vaccines technologies that could aid improved safety, efficacy and...

2014-09-08 08:30:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning actress Judith Light, known for TV's Who's the Boss?, Dallas, and Ugly Betty, is joining the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to raise awareness about influenza ("the flu") this season. The Flu + You program, a national public education initiative by NCOA aims to educate adults 65 years of age and older, and those who care for them, about the seriousness of the flu, the importance of annual vaccination, and available vaccine...

2014-09-03 16:30:00

Help yourself and also a neighbor in need this flu season with new Unilever partnership PURCHASE, N.Y. & QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help prepare you and your family for the upcoming flu season, flu vaccinations are now available at all Stop & Shop in-store pharmacies. No appointment is needed and vaccinations are provided any time the pharmacy is open by Stop & Shop's trusted in-store pharmacists. All Stop & Shop stores are also taking steps to...

2014-09-02 12:29:15

Don't wait for October when Back-to-School is best time for flu shots GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer pharmacists are playing myth busters and reminding parents why getting flu shots before kids go back to school is the perfect time to minimize the spread of seasonal influenza for families. While the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer anticipates administering 30 percent more flu shots this season than last, Meijer Drug Store Vice President Nat Love says that one of...

2014-09-02 08:28:32

BEIJING, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced that the Company's management will participate in the following investor conferences in September: -- Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference, to be held at the Grand Hyatt New York on September 9 and 10, 2014. -- Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific Healthcare Day, to be held at the Boston Harbor Hotel on September 11,...

2014-09-02 04:21:29

Emerging technologies will include 'smaller than a fingernail' nanopatch vaccines LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drug delivery technologies that improve access and overall efficacy are becoming an essential part of the entire drug development process. Pharmaceutical companies are particularly investing billions of dollars in new vaccine delivery technologies in a bid to move away from needles and syringes to skin delivery procedures....

2014-08-31 04:20:49

DALLAS, August 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds "China Human Vaccine Industry Report, 2014-2017 [http://www.lifescienceindustryresearch.com/china-human-vaccine-industry-report-2014-2017.html ] " that says vaccines can prevent and control infectious diseases, so the demand for these biological products is relatively rigid. In 2013, China's human vaccine lot release volume grew by 4.9% from a year earlier, and the market size expanded 2.8% year on...


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