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2014-05-08 08:57:55

Yellow fever, an acute viral disease, is estimated to have been responsible for 78,000 deaths in Africa in 2013 according to new research published in PLOS Medicine this week. The research by Neil Ferguson from Imperial College London, UK and colleagues from Imperial College, WHO and other institutions also estimates that recent mass vaccination campaigns against yellow fever have led to a 27% decrease in the burden of yellow fever across Africa in 2013. Yellow fever is a serious viral...

2014-05-07 12:26:06

Advisory panel examined vaccine delivery process as a first step toward improvement PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SHAPE (Storage, Handling, Administration, and Preparation Experts) Vaccine Delivery Working Group announces the publication of a paper discussing issues identified in the vaccine delivery process as a critical first step in continuous process improvement. From Refrigerator to Arm: Identifying Issues in Vaccine Delivery, the first of two papers regarding...

2014-05-06 23:11:01

New report from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases reinforces pregnancy as optimal time to create lifetime vaccine advocates. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), with support from several of the nation’s leading health organizations, is calling on pregnant women, their partners, families, and healthcare providers, to open up the lines of communication about vaccines needed before, during, and after pregnancy. As...

2014-05-05 04:22:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that it will host a conference call and live webcast to report its first quarter 2014 financial results on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET. Management will discuss first quarter earnings and expectations for the current and upcoming quarters. The audio presentation will be broadcast online at http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/CEPage.asp?ID=172676. Investors can also access...

2014-05-01 08:33:37

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced that it plans to report first quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, May 8, 2014. ImmunoCellular will host a conference call and webcast to discuss its financial results and provide a business update at 5:00 pm ET that day. The call will be hosted by Andrew Gengos, President and CEO. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140109/AQ43875LOGO LIVE...

2014-04-30 12:30:04

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea launched the first phase of a campaign to immunize the nation's children against polio last week. The government has been working closely with World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, United Nations (UN), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Atlanta, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others to implement this proactive campaign. Leo Heileman, UN Resident...

2014-04-30 08:28:05

"Student Film" Defending U.S. Vaccine Program was Produced and Directed by Adults, Not High School Students WATCHUNG, N.J., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The "National Launch" of Invisible Threat - a film promoting the world's most aggressive vaccine program - will be screened in the nation's capital on May 1. The screening will be hosted by Every Child By Two (ECBT), which has received millions of dollars from five of the largest pharmaceutical companies. Lenient laws...

2014-04-29 23:03:36

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has been selected as the Honorable Mention recipient of the 2014 National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) Immunization Excellence Award for Overall Flu Season Activities. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has been selected as the Honorable Mention recipient of the 2014 National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) Immunization Excellence Award...

2014-04-28 12:31:40

Participation in innovative public-private collaboration helps improve vaccination infrastructure, expand patient reach in partner countries KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- bioCSL, formerly CSL Biotherapies, has announced the donation of more than 700,000 doses of its influenza vaccine to the Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction, an innovative program - spearheaded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Task Force for...

2014-04-28 12:31:01

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoBio Corporation today announced that the company will present new data at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' 17(th) Annual Conference on Vaccine Research (NFID ACVR), demonstrating the benefits of its nanoemulsion (NE) adjuvant in the development of an intranasal herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) vaccine. HSV-2 is a leading cause of genital herpes, a sexually transmitted disease affecting over 45 million people in the...


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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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