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BEIJING, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
TITUSVILLE, New Jersey, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
MERIDEN, Conn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation announced today that BARDA, within the
AMES, Iowa, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) conditional licensure
First-ever Platform to Deliver Highly Accurate, Molecular Results in Under 15 Minutes WALTHAM, Mass., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.
Cell-culture technology is a modern alternative to manufacture influenza vaccines without chicken eggs, with potential to rapidly respond to a pandemic BASEL, Switzerland, June 16, 2014
New Program for State & Local Municipalities Aimed at Combating Community-Acquired Infectious Diseases such as Chicken Pox, MRSA Staph, Tuberculosis and More Fountain
Avian bird flu strains that exist today share very similar characteristics with the deadly 1918 Spanish Flu strain that killed nearly five percent of the world’s population.
MERIDEN, Conn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation announced it will have more doses, earlier
Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research report on "Global Influenza [Flu] Vaccine Market Trends and Opportunities 2014-19" Market Analysis and Overview.
Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...
Chlamydophila psittaci is a lethal intracellular bacterial species that causes endemic avian chlamydiosis, epizootic outbreaks in mammals, and respiratory psittacosis in humans. It can be transmitted through inhalation, contact, or ingestions among birds and mammals. It generally starts with flu-like symptoms and becomes a life-threatening pneumonia. Many stay dormant until activated by stress. Birds are great vectors of the disease since they are highly mobile and feed on infected animals....
West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus of the family Flaviviridae. It is part of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of viruses and is found in both tropical and temperate regions. It primarily infects birds but can infect humans, horses, dogs, cats, bats, and other mammals. Humans are generally infected through the bites of mosquitoes and about 90% of West Nile Virus infections are without symptoms. The virion is 45-60 nm and covered with a relatively smooth protein surface. It is...
A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...
Monkeypox virus causes monkeypox in both humans and animals. It was first found in 1958 in macaque monkeys that were being used as laboratory animals. The monkeys are often used for neurological experiments. The virus is typically found in rainforest regions of central and West Africa. It was first discovered in 1970 in humans and from 1970 to 1986 there were over 400 cases reported in humans. The main infection route was through contact with infected animals and their bodily fluids. The...
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