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Latest Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine Stories

2009-10-19 13:44:40

A study published in The Cochrane Review this month concludes that pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV), already known to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and x-ray defined pneumonia, was also effective against child deaths.

2009-09-30 14:23:27

Many people who have died of H1N1 influenza in the United States had other bacterial infections that likely contributed to their deaths, health officials say.

2009-09-11 14:03:42

Prevention and treatment of pneumonia are critical to reducing child mortality, reaching Millennium Development Goal 4.

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2009-08-19 06:40:00

According to a new report, fewer US patients are receiving inappropriate antibiotics for coughs, colds, and ear infections.

2009-08-11 15:30:00

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), announced it received notice that the action date for the U.S.

2009-07-23 06:00:00

MADISON, N.J., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) today reported results for the 2009 second quarter and first half ended June 30, 2009. Worldwide net revenue decreased 4% to $5.7 billion for the 2009 second quarter and decreased 5% to $11.1 billion for the 2009 first half.

2009-07-20 11:00:00

MADISON, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) today announced that its stockholders overwhelmingly approved the adoption of its merger agreement with Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) at Wyeth's Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

2009-07-14 07:00:00

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), announced today that the Chilean Ministry of Health, MINSAL (Ministerio de Salud), has become the first government agency to approve Prevenar 13* Valent, (Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine 13 Valent (Diphtheria CRM(197) Protein)) for infants and young children.


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