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2010-11-22 13:55:49

A new study released today estimates that the global initiative to eradicate polio could provide net benefits of at least US$40-50 billion if transmission of wild polioviruses is interrupted within the next five years.

2010-10-01 06:30:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Harriet L. Robinson, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer at GeoVax Labs, Inc.

2010-09-27 06:30:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Harriet L. Robinson, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer at GeoVax Labs, Inc.

2010-06-24 13:49:55

A vaccine-derived strain of poliovirus that has spread in recent years is serious but it can be tackled with an existing vaccine.

2010-06-24 04:05:00

The rapidly growing polio outbreak in Tajikistan raises serious concerns that the disease could spread to other regions in the world.

2010-04-28 16:15:00

Former diplomat takes reins of leading vaccine development and advocacy organization WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael W. Marine, former U.S.

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2010-04-17 15:25:00

Failure to pursue eradication of polio worldwide given the capacity and opportunity to do so is a violation of ethical principles, foremost among them a "duty to rescue" those in distress, according to ethicists writing in this week's edition of the Lancet.

2010-04-06 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netherlands Vaccine Institute (NVI) and PharmaJet, Inc. have entered into a collaboration aimed at helping speed the eradication of polio.

2010-01-08 15:22:04

The co-director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is a member of the committee that this week issued updated guidelines for childhood and teen immunizations to include formal recommendations that children older than 6 months get the H1N1 influenza vaccine to guard against swine flu, and that combination vaccines are generally preferred over separate injections.

2009-10-23 11:28:00

Rotary clubs worldwide participate in global fundraising campaign, as new polio vaccine is approved for countries still battling the disease EVANSTON, Ill., Oct.


Latest Polio vaccine Reference Libraries

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2011-02-23 17:23:51

Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...

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