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2014-03-25 08:29:42

gravitytank's human-centered design takes top honors in 'Records for Life Contest' sponsored by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CHICAGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In developing countries, widespread vaccination against disease is a major public health problem. According to The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation an estimated 1.5 million children die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia. The challenges facing immunization in the developing world are...

2014-03-24 12:29:41

Aeras releases TB Crisis Tracker on World TB Day ROCKVILLE, Md., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The tuberculosis epidemic continues to impact pockets of the U.S. population, according to a data visualization tool developed by the nonprofit biotech, Aeras. Launched on World TB Day, Aeras's TB Crisis Tracker illustrates how the TB epidemic continues to impact the U.S. "TB's impact in the U.S. is but a fraction of what it once was, but the Aeras TB Crisis Tracker starkly...

2014-03-20 23:31:05

MedVax Technologies, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing cancer vaccine immunotherapies, announced today that Robert Brooks, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting a company overview at the 6th Annual Biotech Showcase investor and partnering conference. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 MedVax Technologies, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing cancer vaccine immunotherapies, announced today that Robert Brooks, Chief Executive...

2014-03-19 23:01:21

STC’s innovative consumer access module, MyIR, currently being piloted in Baton Rouge, provides free, secure, authenticated access to immunization records and vaccine forecasts for consumers with a record in the Louisiana immunization information system. A healthier population will result with this consumer empowerment to be proactive with their health, as well as enabling medical providers to keep their patients up to date and create opportunities for preventive services. Scottsdale,...

2014-03-18 12:32:29

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Adult Vaccines Market, Company Adult Vaccines Sales, Country Adult Vaccines - Worldwide Analysis World Adult Vaccines Market - Market OverviewFor much of the 20th century, vaccines were a pharmaceutical success story largely associated with children. Aggressive immunization programs eradicated Polio and Smallpox among developed nations and nearly eliminated Mumps, Pertussis, Measles,...

2014-03-18 08:33:33

New Contract Reflects Successful Strategy to Diversify Customer Base ROCKVILLE, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EMMES Corporation today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to become part of a clinical studies network established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to perform studies needed to develop medical countermeasures against agents of bioterrorism, pandemic influenza, and other...

2014-03-17 04:21:39

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. Total revenue was $1.7 million and $13.5 million for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013, as compared to $1.1 million and $4.1 million for the same periods in 2012. Total operating expenses for the quarter and year and ended December 31, 2013, were $9.7 million and $33.0 million as compared to...

2014-03-14 23:22:14

The factors responsible for the growth of the animal vaccine market include increasing incidences of zoonotic diseases in humans, growing prevalence of animal diseases, and increasing investments by government bodies, animal welfare associations, and leading players. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/animal-veterinary-vaccines-market-1233.html (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The “"Veterinary Vaccines & Animal Vaccines Market [Products (Livestock - Bovine, Companion -...

2014-03-12 12:27:29

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) representing the 64 federally funded state, territorial and large urban area immunization programs, announces the winners of its annual Bull's-Eye Awards. The AIM Bull's-Eye Award for Innovation and Excellence in Immunization recognizes three immunization strategies that hit their mark and increase the awareness of successful immunization initiatives by encouraging replication in...

2014-03-12 04:21:10

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that it will host a conference call and live webcast to report its fourth quarter and year end 2013 financial results on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Management will provide an update on the company, discuss fourth quarter and year end results, and discuss expectations for 2014. The audio presentation will be broadcast online at...


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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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