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2012-03-29 02:25:26

BEIJING, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today its unaudited fourth quarter and preliminary full year financial results for the period ended December 31, 2011. Financial Highlights Sales in the fourth quarter 2011 increased 131.3% year-over-year to $21.1 million, compared to $9.1 million, and full year sales increased 70.2% to $56.8 million. Net income attributable...

Super Bowl Fans May Have Been Exposed To Measles
2012-02-10 09:26:12

Some of the 200,000+ visitors to the Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis last Friday may have been exposed to highly contagious measles, after Indiana state health officials reported that a man with the disease had attended the festivities, reported WISH-TV. Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Gregory Larkin said health officials have notified health departments in New York, Massachusetts and other states of a possible spread of the disease, and that two additional possible cases have...

2011-11-14 23:14:35

Canada should establish a vaccine seroepidemiology surveillance network to better understand the effectiveness of vaccination programs, according to an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110506.pdf. Many countries, in Europe for example, have well-established national serosurveillance programs, despite differing vaccination practices. Canada, however, lacks a coordinated serosurveillance program despite the...

2011-10-20 07:30:00

MEDFORD, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (OTC/QB: CEMI & OTC/PK: CEMI), which develops, manufactures, markets and licenses point-of-care diagnostic tests, announced today that the Company will release financial results for the third quarter of 2011, before the open of the market on Thursday, November 3, 2011. The Company's 10-Q and earnings press release will be available immediately after 9:15 a.m. on our web site. Lawrence A. Siebert, Chembio's...

2011-08-29 09:18:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health is advising the public of exposure to a possible case of measles in Easton, Northampton County. The New Jersey resident has not yet been positively diagnosed, but has a probable case of measles. The person may have exposed people to measles when visiting Kohl's department store (3768 Easton Nazareth Highway) on Aug. 19 from 4 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Based on the date of exposure, it is possible that...

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2011-08-25 13:07:44

A report on over 1,000 research articles has found that few health problems are caused by or clearly associated with vaccines. Experts from the Institute of Medicine reviewed the scientific literature on possible adverse effects of vaccines and found convincing evidence of 14 health outcomes caused by certain vaccines.  These outcomes include seizures, inflammation of the brain, and fainting.  The review also found evidence that there are no links between immunization and some...

2011-08-24 16:03:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health are advising the public of exposure to a case of measles in Lancaster and Philadelphia counties. An international traveler visiting Pennsylvania has been diagnosed as having measles. He may have exposed other people to the disease while contagious at the following dates, times and locations: Philadelphia County Aug. 14, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.,...

2011-08-23 10:44:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health are advising the public of exposure to a case of measles in Lancaster and Philadelphia counties. An international traveler visiting Pennsylvania has been diagnosed as having measles. He may have exposed other people to the disease while contagious at the following dates, times and locations: Philadelphia County Aug. 14, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.,...

2011-08-03 12:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- August - which is National Immunization Awareness Month - is the ideal time for Pennsylvania residents of all ages to make sure they are up-to-date with immunizations, and especially for parents of school students, the Department of Health said today. "It's almost back-to-school time, and parents need to be aware that there are new school regulations now in effect for vaccinations," said Health Secretary Dr. Eli Avila. Effective...

2011-07-26 11:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state Department of Health is advising the public of potential exposure to a case of measles in Berks, Bucks, Delaware and Lehigh counties. This possible exposure is in direct link to the July 11 exposure previously reported at the Rite Aid Drug Store, 3145 Main St., in Morgantown, Berks County. A person who has been diagnosed as possibly having measles may have exposed other people to the disease on the following dates at...


Latest Mumps Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 17:26:28

Mumps virus causes mumps which is a common childhood disease characterized by swelling of the parotid glands and other epithelial tissues causing high morbidity in some cases deafness. Infection is currently restricted to humans while the virus is transmitted by direct contact, droplet spread, or via contaminated objects. It is a vaccine preventable disease although significant outbreaks have occurred in recent years in regions with high levels of vaccination. The virus belongs to the genus...

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