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2014-10-07 12:26:57

"Transforming the Vaccine Manufacturing Chain," highlights how pharmaceutical companies can ensure quality and accelerate time to market with Manufacturing Intelligence technology FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfinityQS International, Inc., the global authority on real-time quality and Manufacturing Intelligence, has published an eBook, "Transforming the Vaccine Manufacturing Chain: How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Ensure Quality and Accelerate Time to Market." This new eBook...

2014-09-30 12:30:21

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DanDrit Biotech A/S ("DanDrit Denmark"), the subsidiary of DanDrit Biotech USA, Inc. ("DanDrit"), a biotechnology company seeking to develop an approved vaccine for the treatment of colorectal cancer, signed a contract of collaboration with the University Hospital IRCCS "San Martino" - IST - National Institute for Cancer Research known as the San Martino Hospital of Genoa. Dr. Alberto Sobrero, the Head of the Medical Oncology Unit at...

2014-09-30 08:32:38

Acquisition Strengthens Existing Pipeline in Viral Diseases NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alios BioPharma, Inc., a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for viral diseases, for approximately $1.75 billion in cash. The acquisition will include Alios BioPharma's portfolio of potential therapeutics for viral infections including...

2014-09-26 23:02:38

World Rabies Day serves as a reminder to pet owners that vaccinating against rabies is the most effective way to prevent this deadly viral disease. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Sunday, September 28 is World Rabies Day, a timely reminder that rabies, a fatal viral disease, is entirely preventable. Rabies, which can infect both humans and pets, is most commonly transmitted via the saliva of a bite from a rabid animal. While rabies continues to kill thousands around the world,...

2014-09-26 08:24:57

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced that Andrew Gengos, Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview and business update at the Livingston Securities 7(th) Annual Life Sciences Stakeholders Summit at 1:55 pm ET on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at the Cira Center in Philadelphia, PA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140109/AQ43875LOGO To access the live audio webcast of...

2014-09-25 16:27:03

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September 28 marks the 8(th) annual World Rabies Day, an international event created to help raise rabies awareness and save lives. While only one to two people die annually from rabies in the United States, the disease kills more than 55,000 people worldwide and creates fear-based slaughter of dogs in developing countries. Dr. René Carlson, past president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and its...

2014-09-25 08:28:30

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: TELKD), a clinical stage oncology drug development company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to the Company's vaccine intended for the treatment of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma. In the U.S., the designation carries significant incentives for the development of drugs to treat rare and difficult diseases. The Company is...

2014-09-24 12:29:19

Spreading the word about rabies vaccination through GARC's "Me and My Dog - Together Against Rabies" campaign LYON, France, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, is joining the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) and millions of animal lovers around the world on September 28, 2014 to observe World Rabies Day (WRD), the primary awareness campaign for the elimination of rabies. Merial is encouraging everyone to participate in GARC's "Me and...

2014-09-23 16:25:59

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing numbers of farm animals, increasing use of intensive animal husbandry practices and rising incidence of chronic diseases in animals have propelled the need for better animal healthcare. Food safety concerns have boosted the need for better healthcare for farm animals. The market for animal healthcare for farm animals is estimated to be worth $13.46 billion in 2014. Expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.25%, the market is set to reach $20.2...

2014-09-22 23:02:42

New research report “Global Cancer Vaccines Market & Pipeline Analysis” worked out by Kuick Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The R&D of cancer vaccines has seen a considerable growth in the recent years. The statistically important data received from clinical research studies have confirmed the efficacy and safety of cancer vaccines. The primary challenge to the development of such vaccines is the lack of sufficient...


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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