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2014-09-19 08:25:40

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing products that address unmet medical needs in the areas of inflammation, oncology and biodefense, announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at up to $24.7 million inclusive of options by the US Department of Health and Human Service's National Institutes of Health (NIH) (specifically funded by the National Institute...

2014-09-17 12:26:45

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that PediatricsConsultantLive, a leading online community for pediatricians and health care professionals who treat pediatric patients, offers special coverage to help clinicians promote vaccination and to help make sure kids stay-up-to date with their vaccines. The US government estimates that vaccination will save 322,000,000 children born after 1994 from vaccine-preventable infections, that 21,000,000 kids won't be...

2014-09-09 16:27:02

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's leading provider of free pro and con research on controversial issues, ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org), has published new information and resources in the debate over whether vaccines should be mandatory for children. The pro and con vaccines information is available online at the free nonpartisan website vaccines.procon.org. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/MM57290LOGO In response to the core...

2014-09-09 08:30:50

New patent includes composition of matter claims PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing products that address unmet medical needs in the areas of inflammation, oncology and biodefense, announced today that the US Patent and Trademark Office (US PTO) granted patent 8,808,710 entitled "Method of Preparing an Immunologically-Active Adjuvant-Bound Dried Vaccine...

2014-09-08 16:25:31

The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas: September 11th, 2014 ZUG, Switzerland and NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SELLAS Life Sciences Group (SELLAS), a Swiss-based development-stage biopharmaceutical company that acquires and develops innovative products for the treatment of various indications in cancer and the central nervous system (CNS), including orphan indications, today announced that Dr. Angelos M. Stergiou, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of SELLAS, will...

2014-09-06 23:01:05

Global Animal Vaccines Market 2014-2018 and Global Animal Health Market 2014-2018 are new research reports added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 One of the major emerging trends in this market is an increase in acquisitions. Vendors have been focusing on acquisitions to increase their foothold in the market through increased investments. According to the “Global Animal Vaccines Market 2014-2018” report, one of the main drivers of this market is...

2014-09-04 16:27:07

Unique Multivalent WT1 Vaccine to be developed across hematological malignancies and solid tumors NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SELLAS Life Sciences Group (SELLAS), a Swiss-based development-stage biopharmaceutical company today announced that it has signed an exclusive global collaboration and license agreement with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) for the development, marketing, and commercialization of MSK's proprietary WT1 cancer vaccine. "This...

2014-09-04 00:21:18

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced it will fast-track the development of a promising new combination vaccine regimen against Ebola and broadly collaborate with its partners in global health to deliver immediate relief aid to address the current Ebola outbreak. The accelerated vaccine program features a prime-boost regimen, in which one vector is used to prime and the other to boost the immune response. It consists of two...

2014-09-03 12:31:10

Encouraging conversation through valueofvaccination.org WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An ever-growing body of individuals and organizations has come together for the purpose of highlighting that which is well-known but seldom stated: vaccination adds value to our lives. Building upon a groundswell of public support for vaccination, the Value of Vaccination movement is garnering attention to the benefits that vaccines bring to every community. The initiative...

2014-08-29 12:24:44

Media Briefing - Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 9:30 a.m. at the National Press Club WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diseases largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning. Measles was declared eliminated in 2000, yet the CDC reports 593 confirmed cases in 2014 as of August 15--the highest incidence in 20 years. In July, California's public health department declared whooping cough a problem of "epidemic proportions."...


Latest Vaccine Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-01-12 16:40:04

Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...

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