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2009-01-27 07:00:00

National Meningitis Association Urges Parents to Protect Their Preteens and Teens through Vaccination MARIETTA, Ga., Jan.

2008-12-08 21:42:29

One-fifth of the standard dose of a commonly used meningitis vaccine may be as effective as using the full dose, researchers in Norway said. Researchers at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and colleagues at Epicentre -- the research arm of Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres -- and Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda said the finding should allow scarce vaccine resources to be stretched further, especially during epidemics in Africa. In 2004, a...

2008-12-05 12:46:38

One fifth of the standard dose of a commonly used meningitis vaccine may be as effective as using the full dose. This new finding should allow scarce vaccine resources to be stretched further, especially during epidemics in Africa.In a study initiated by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, together with Epicentre (the research arm of Doctors Without Borders/M©decins Sans Frontires), and Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda, immune responses in patients receiving...

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2008-12-02 11:20:11

Researchers said on Tuesday, that giving just one-fifth the dose of a commonly used meningitis vaccine, may be as effective as using the full dose.

2008-11-12 12:00:31

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi-Aventis Group, a French pharmaceutical group, has announced that it is the first international vaccine company to enter the Japanese pediatric vaccine market with ActHIB vaccine.

2008-09-18 06:00:19

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Infectious diseases industry is available in its catalogue.

2008-06-23 06:00:31

SWIFTWATER, Pa. and LYON, France, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group, announced today that the U.S.

2008-05-06 09:01:22

New Phase III data for Menveo(R) (MenACWY-CRM) show that the vaccine produced a greater immune response against meningococcal serogroups A, C, W-135 and Y in adolescents 11-18 years of age compared to Menactra(R).

2006-04-06 12:48:14

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Three more cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), a neurological disorder involving temporary paralysis, have been reported in people given the Menactra vaccine to prevent meningitis.

2006-02-10 10:15:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In adolescents, intim


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