Latest International Vaccine Institute Stories

2014-07-02 00:21:03

-- Campaign consists of video and microsite to promote awareness of IVI and grassroots fundraising to support R&D of vaccine for developing countries SEOUL, South Korea, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) unveiled today a new integrated video marketing campaign, "Choose Your World," promoting awareness and encouraging grassroots fundraising to support the organization's initiatives. The campaign features a 3-minute video and a microsite...

2013-10-17 16:36:10

First time an oral cholera vaccine is proven to provide sustained protection for five years against cholera A clinical study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases shows for the first time that an oral cholera vaccine (ShancholTM) provides sustained protection against cholera in humans for up to five years. The study showed the vaccine had a protective efficacy of 65% over a five-year period. The landmark study was a collaboration between scientists from the International Vaccine...

2011-12-08 22:49:17

Vaccine candidate shown to protect animals when administered under the tongue Scientists from the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) have discovered that an antigen common to most influenza viruses, and commonly referred to as matrix protein 2 (M2), when administered under the tongue could protect mice against experimental infection caused by various influenza viruses, including the highly pathogenic avian H5 virus and the pandemic H1 ("swine flu") virus. Importantly, this...

2011-09-23 11:42:25

Holds great promise for global public health Innovation in the design of vaccines is rapidly expanding their use, safety, and effectiveness for disease prevention and therapeutic interventions. The enormous potential of OMICS sciences for global health and vaccine design is examined in "Vaccines of the 21st Century and Vaccinomics," a special issue of OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, the peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The issue is available free online....

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