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2014-06-17 08:29:10

Submission follows receipt of Breakthrough Therapy designation in April 2014, highlighting unmet need for a licensed vaccine for serogroup B in the US(1) BASEL, Switzerland, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today the submission of a Biologic License Application (BLA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for marketing approval for the use of Bexsero(®) (Multicomponent Meningococcal Group B Vaccine [recombinant, adsorbed]) to help protect against invasive meningococcal...

2014-06-16 23:03:25

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Meningococcal Vaccines Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/meningococcal-vaccines-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Meningococcal Vaccines Market (Polysaccharide, Conjugate, and Combination Vaccines,...

2014-06-05 13:19:17

University of California - San Francisco UCSF genome experts show value of 'next-generation sequencing' in diagnosing infection A 14-year-old boy's turnaround and quick recovery after mysteriously being stricken by brain-inflaming encephalitis -- which led to him being hospitalized for six weeks and put into a medically induced coma after falling critically ill -- shows that the newest generation of DNA analysis tools can be harnessed to reveal the cause of a life-threatening infection...

2014-05-22 23:04:01

Report Identifies Challenges and Includes Recommendations for Management of Future Meningococcal Disease Outbreaks Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 An expert panel assembled by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) examined recent meningococcal disease outbreaks on multiple college campuses in the United States and concluded that despite its rarity, the severe nature of meningococcal disease makes advance planning essential. These outbreaks were particularly...

2014-05-19 08:28:56

DUBLIN, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rd8s6p/meningococcal) has announced the addition of the "Global Meningococcal Vaccines Market - Forecasts to 2019: Sanofi, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Serum Institute of India, JN-International, Nuron, Baxter and Biomed" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Meningococcal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis is a life...

2014-05-12 23:01:13

A just-filed bankruptcy settlement will allow for the fund to compensate the victims of a deadly meningitis outbreak that originated with the New England Compounding Center (NECC). Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, notes that, according to a May 6, 2014 The Associated Press (AP) report, the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak sickened more than 750 people and killed...

2014-05-12 23:00:37

Zoll, Kranz & Borgess, LLC would like client and victims of the fungal meningitis outbreak to know the settlement recently agreed upon is $100 million upon judge approval. Toledo, OH (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 According to the Plaintiffs Steering Committee for the Case re: New England Compounding Pharmacy Inc. Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2419, in the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ("MDL"), they are alleging there were 64 deaths and over 750 injured...

2014-05-12 08:32:05

Olympic Medalist swimmer and mother, Dara Torres, and the National Association of School Nurses launch multi-city health initiative as part of Voices of Meningitis(TM) SILVER SPRING, Md. and SWIFTWATER, Pa., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although meningococcal meningitis is a rare but serious disease that can potentially take a life in 24 hours,(1) a national survey revealed that more than two in three mothers have little to no knowledge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's...

2014-05-10 23:02:35

Fungal Meningitis Victims Reach A $100 Million Settlement With New England Compounding Center Following Recall and 64 Deaths Allegedly Due To Receiving Tainted Steroidal Injections. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 A purported $100 million settlement has been reached between victims in 23 states who suffered from fungal meningitis allegedly after receiving tainted steroid injections manufactured by New England Compounding Center(NECC). Wright & Schulte LLC notes, the tainted steroid...

2014-05-09 08:25:36

ALBANY, New York, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Meningococcal Vaccines Market (Polysaccharide, Conjugate, and Combination Vaccines, along with Pipeline Analysis) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the market for meningococcal vaccines was valued at USD 1.5 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach a value of USD 3.7 billion in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 14.9% from...


Latest meningitis Reference Libraries

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2011-04-25 16:38:12

Neisseria meningitidis is a heterotrophic gram-negative diplococcal bacterium best known for its role in meningitis and other forms of meningococcal disease such as meningococcemia. It is a major cause of morbidity and mortality during childhood in industrialized countries and is responsible for epidemics in Africa and in Asia. In the US there are approximately 2500 to 3500 cases of N. meningitides infections. Children under 5 are at a higher risk as well as people in the sub-Saharan...

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