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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...

2014-04-28 08:32:30

Providers get a comprehensive view of the vaccination rate of their entire patient population through one screen within Practice Fusion's web-based electronic health record (EHR) platform SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion, the country's largest physician-patient community, today launched its Population Health Management offering in collaboration with Merck (NYSE:MRK), a global healthcare leader committed to increasing access to health care for patients through...

2014-04-28 08:31:24

DUBLIN, Apr. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/85rshn/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Therapeutic Vaccines Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A therapeutic vaccine is a biological combination developed to improve immunity by inducing an attack against a diseased cell or tissue. This differs from prophylactic vaccines, which are administered to an individual...

2014-04-28 08:30:45

Collaborating with World Health Organization and Intravacc to Develop sIPV in line with mission to secure a lasting polio-free world, free of all paralytic polio disease BEIJING, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China that focuses on the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of vaccines, announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Intravacc (Institute for...

2014-04-25 12:26:47

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Immunization Managers (AIM), representing the 64 federally-funded state, territorial and large urban area immunization programs, applauds the American Academy of Arts & Sciences' report calling for more research on parental trust in vaccines. AIM supports efforts to promote vaccine confidence and reduce the number of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children or to delay vaccination. The American...

2014-04-25 12:26:09

Global experts to reflect on past achievements, future plans for expanding vaccine coverage WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago, the immunization landscape was starkly different from what it is now. More than 100,000 cases of poliomyelitis and 1.2 million cases of measles occurred each year, and few low-income countries outside of the Americas had immunization plans. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), which have existed since biblical times, wreaked havoc...

2014-04-25 08:27:29

National Infant Immunization Week is April 26 - May 3, 2014 ATLANTA, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 26 - May 3, 2014, and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urges all Georgians to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases by getting them vaccinated on time, every time. "Vaccinating your infant is the best way to protect them from serious illnesses like whooping cough and measles," said Steven Mitchell, Director of...

2014-04-24 20:23:53

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tp7hgx/veterinary ) has announced the addition of the "Veterinary Vaccines - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tp7hgx/veterinary ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Veterinary Vaccines in US$ Million by the following...


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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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