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2008-10-16 12:00:25

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/e1ceb5/stakeholder_opinio) has announced the addition of the "Stakeholder Opinions: Vaccine Adjuvants - Uncertainties Rule" report to their offering. Adjuvants are coming increasingly into focus for vaccine developers since many novel split- and subunit vaccines are insufficiently immunogenic on their own. Adjuvants offer a solution: they can accelerate, enhance and prolong the immune response to vaccination but also enable...

2008-08-08 12:00:45

Novartis has started shipments of its Fluvirin influenza virus vaccine to US health care facilities and practitioners for the 2008/2009 influenza season. The company is producing up to 40 million doses of Fluvirin, with the World Health Organization recommended change in all three virus strains included in the influenza vaccine composition. Novartis expects to deliver at least 20 million doses by the end of September 2008, when widespread vaccination campaigns usually begin, and strives...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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