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2014-08-05 16:28:04

Georgia Department of Public Health Reminds Georgians of National Immunization Awareness Month ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- August is a busy month: planning the last family vacation, back-to-school shopping, registering for classes, moving off to college and school enrollment. Recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reminds Georgians to stay up-to-date and get a head start on vaccinations required for school....

2014-08-05 08:35:43

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCC Research [http://www.bccresearch.com ] (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, DNA VACCINES: TECHNOLOGIESAND GLOBAL MARKETS [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/biotechnology/dna-vaccines-bio067b.html ], the global market for DNA vaccines is expected to grow to $2.7 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 54.8%. The clinical vaccines category, the largest and...

2014-08-04 12:28:44

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/vaccines/vaccine_partnering_terms_agreements_1.html The Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements report provides comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the vaccine partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies. Trends in vaccine and...

2014-07-31 16:22:30

Lenders Extend Agreements to Allow Productive Discussions to Continue SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority ("PREPA") today confirmed that it is having productive discussions with parties owning or insuring more than 60 percent of its outstanding bonds and lenders who provide revolving lines of credit used to pay for purchased power, fuel and other expenses, with the goal of reaching agreement to obtain incremental...

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2014-07-31 02:00:21

Monash University Giving parents access to a dedicated website on the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is the most cost-effective way to increase uptake, say experts. The study published in the British Journal of General Practice, recommends that a dedicated website be developed as part of guidelines on the MMR vaccine. Led by Dr Swati Shourie from Monash University and Dr Sandy Tubeuf from the University of Leeds in the UK, the research is the first to look at the economics...

2014-07-30 08:32:17

DUBAI, UAE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gopika was born against all the odds in an area of India where foeticide is prevalent. Hailing from Ponamalai Nagar, a village in the Salem district of Andhra Pradesh, her family cherished their daughter, taking the utmost care in her health and development. Yet before long the harsh reality of extreme poverty set in and the family was forced to migrate to a remote brick kiln where they ended up in bonded labour. From the moment she...

2014-07-29 16:26:56

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced that it plans to report second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, August 7, 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. LIVE CALL: (877) 853-5636...

2014-07-28 13:14:57

University of Leeds Giving parents access to a website containing information about the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake, new University of Leeds research has found. Informing parents about the vaccine via a website containing information helping parents make a decision about MMR is on average £9.20 cheaper per vaccination to the NHS than informing them solely via a GP consultation, and £7.17 cheaper than via a leaflet...

2014-07-23 08:30:15

BEIJING, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today that it has been selected by the Beijing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ("Beijing CDC") to be a supplier of the seasonal influenza vaccine to the citizens of Beijing for 2014. The Beijing CDC plans to order a minimum of 1.2 million doses of the seasonal flu vaccine this year from four domestic vaccine manufacturers for its...

2014-07-22 08:32:20

- Largest U.S. influenza vaccine supplier, providing broad product portfolio, will distribute at least 65 million doses to help protect people across multiple age groups against the virus this season - SWIFTWATER, Pa., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that the first lots of Fluzone(®) (Influenza Vaccine) for the 2014-2015 influenza ("the flu") season have been released by the U.S. Food and Drug...


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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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