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2014-04-07 08:32:23

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that it has received notice from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), advising the Company of its decision to de-scope the current SparVax(®) anthrax vaccine contract through a partial termination for convenience. BARDA will provide additional guidance to PharmAthene on the contractual changes, following which...

Rise In Births Adds Fuel To The Fire When It Comes To Disease Epidemics
2014-04-03 15:30:03

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Vaccines save millions of lives each year, but there are still almost four million children under the age of five who die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. Two doctoral ecology students from the University of Michigan are working hard to lower that number. According to Micaela Martinez-Bakker and Kevin Bakker, large vaccination campaigns in the developing world that take seasonal birth rate fluctuations into account...

2014-04-02 08:34:05

NES ZIONA, Israel, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd (TASE: BNDX), developer of a universal flu vaccine, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved initiation of the process for listing the Company's shares for trading in the US through American Depository Receipt (ADR). The Company will act to register an ADR Level 1 Over-The-Counter (OTC), which does not include the option for public offerings in the US (without additional registration)....

2014-04-01 16:25:27

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that data from the Company's SparVax(® )next-generation anthrax vaccine program were recently presented at the 8(th) Annual New Technologies, New Vaccines conference. In a presentation entitled, "Factors that Affect Potency and Stability for a Recombinant Protective Antigen Vaccine," Dr. Bradford Powell, Director, Analytical Sciences at PharmAthene, presented results demonstrating the Company's...

2014-04-01 04:20:52

Immunotherapy and Vaccine Leader Also Promotes Three Executives in Legal, Clinical and Investor Relations BLUE BELL, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced the appointment of E.J. Brandreth as Vice President of Quality. He will be responsible for all quality and compliance functions for a company that is moving forward with numerous late and early stage clinical trials and scaling up manufacturing and other operational areas to support...

2014-03-30 23:04:37

VGXI announced today that the corporation won the award for Best CMO at the 7th Annual ViE Awards Ceremony held at the 2014 World Vaccine Congress in Washington, D.C. The Woodland's, TX (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 For the second year in a row, VGXI, Inc. was awarded the title of Best Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) at the Annual ViE Awards Ceremony held at the World Vaccine Congress in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2014. VGXI is a leading provider of DNA plasmid manufacturing...

2014-03-27 23:31:17

Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian, Julian Peckich DVM have announced every dog or cat will receive a treat from the office Easter basket when vaccinated the week before Easter 2014. The pet clinic expects the Easter bunny to deliver the basket Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014 and treats to be given out April 14-19 as supplies last. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic and veterinarian, Julian Peckich DVM are celebrating the Easter holiday with a special gift for the dogs...

2014-03-27 23:23:45

Pet Medical Center offers the complete line of new low-dose BI Ultra Duramune canine vaccines with next-generation PureFil technology to provide a more comfortable vaccination experience with fewer side effects to dogs in Temecula CA. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Pet Medical Center, a veterinary hospital in Temecula CA, has long been dedicated to providing the highest standard of care for cats and dogs. Now, with the addition of new low-dose BI Ultra Duramune vaccines to their...

2014-03-27 12:31:28

Preventive services like HPV vaccination and colorectal cancer screening are important tools in reducing cancer rates ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rates of invasive cancer cases among U.S. men and women dropped slightly from 459 per 100,000 persons in 2009 to 446 per 100,000 persons in 2010, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The highest rates were for prostate, female breast, lung and bronchus, and colon and rectum cancers, which...

2014-03-27 08:34:30

BETHESDA, Md., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBO) ("NW Bio"), a biotechnology company developing non-toxic DCVax® personalized immune therapies for cancer, announced today that Linda Powers, CEO, will present at the 4(th) Annual "Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality" conference being held at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City on Thursday, March 27 at 2:45 pm ET. During her presentation, Ms. Powers will provide an...


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2011-01-11 14:17:29

The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...

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