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2013-12-06 08:24:05

MUMBAI, India, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Cancer Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements. This report provides an understanding and access to the cancer vaccine partnering deals and agreements entered into by the world's leading healthcare companies. ( http://www.bharatbook.com/healthcare-market-research-reports/cancer-vaccine-partnering-terms-and-agreements.html ) - Trends in cancer vaccine partnering deals -...

50 Years After Measles Vaccination Was Developed, US Threat Still High
2013-12-06 07:18:29

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the 1950s and early 60s, Dr. John Franklin Enders, who was known as “The Father of Modern vaccines,” with the aid of Dr. Thomas C. Peebles, then of the Children’s Hospital Boston, and Samuel L. Katz, MD, professor emeritus of Duke University, worked to develop a new vaccine that would rescue America from one of the most contagious diseases in the world: measles. Now, fifty years after the approval of the extremely...

2013-12-06 04:20:49

LONDON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Investment Research's report, An intriguing PROSPECT, examines the long-term investment case for Bavarian Nordic, which rests on key value driver Prostvac, its Phase III prostate cancer vaccine. Prostvac is well positioned to succeed where Provenge, the only approved prostate cancer vaccine, has so far failed. Final data from the pivotal Phase III PROSPECT trial are not due until 2016 but with enrolment on track to complete in H114, there...

2013-12-05 23:32:34

A new guideline released Thursday by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) notes that most people with compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to illness and should receive the flu shot and other vaccinations. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 A new guideline released Thursday by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) notes that most people with compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to illness and should receive the flu shot and...

2013-12-05 23:21:17

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and the Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition (CIIC) emphasize need for strong recommendations from all healthcare professionals as a key step to increase annual influenza (flu) vaccine uptake in children. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 In support of National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 8 to December 14), the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and the Childhood Influenza Immunization...

2013-12-05 23:04:13

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Cancer Vaccine Partnering Agreements. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The Cancer Vaccine Partnering Agreements report provides an understanding and access to the cancer vaccine partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies. Trends in cancer vaccine partnering deals Disclosed headlines, upfronts, milestones and royalties by stage of development Cancer vaccine partnering contract...

2013-12-05 23:36:35

A new guideline released Thursday by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) notes that most people with compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to illness and should receive the flu shot and other vaccinations. The guideline, entitled "Clinical Practice Guideline for the Vaccination of the Immunocompromised Host," was authored by Lorry G. Rubin, MD, director of the pediatric infectious diseases at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York in New Hyde Park, NY, and...

2013-12-05 12:29:43

On 50(th) Anniversary of Measles Vaccine, Spike in Imported Measles Cases ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years after the approval of an extremely effective vaccine against measles, one of the world's most contagious diseases, the virus still poses a threat to domestic and global health security. On an average day, 430 children - 18 every hour - die of measles worldwide. In 2011, there were an estimated 158,000 measles deaths. In an article published on December 5 by...

2013-12-05 08:31:07

Sidra Medical and Research Center Hosts Excellence in Paediatrics Conference in Qatar DOHA, Qatar, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization's Coordinator for Programme and Impact Monitoring in the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, Dr. Thomas Cherian predicts that 26 million deaths from vaccine-preventable diseases could be averted in the next decade, but only if national governments act now. While speaking at the Excellence in...

2013-12-05 08:30:22

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VaxTrac is pleased to announce a recent investment of $695,431 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which will provide new technology and ongoing support for the expansion--both geographic and functional--of mobile vaccine registry systems in health facilities in Benin, West Africa. This investment will enable new health centers to receive the resources and training necessary to effectively integrate the VaxTrac system into their...


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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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