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2014-05-06 23:11:01

New report from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases reinforces pregnancy as optimal time to create lifetime vaccine advocates. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), with support from several of the nation’s leading health organizations, is calling on pregnant women, their partners, families, and healthcare providers, to open up the lines of communication about vaccines needed before, during, and after pregnancy. As...

2014-05-01 08:33:37

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced that it plans to report first quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, May 8, 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. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140109/AQ43875LOGO LIVE...

2014-04-30 08:28:05

"Student Film" Defending U.S. Vaccine Program was Produced and Directed by Adults, Not High School Students WATCHUNG, N.J., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The "National Launch" of Invisible Threat - a film promoting the world's most aggressive vaccine program - will be screened in the nation's capital on May 1. The screening will be hosted by Every Child By Two (ECBT), which has received millions of dollars from five of the largest pharmaceutical companies. Lenient laws...

2014-04-28 08:33:12

EU support boosts development of therapeutic vaccines against Parkinson's and Multiple System Atrophy. AFFiRiS leads consortium. VIENNA, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international consortium of top European research teams has received significant EU funding for the development of therapeutic vaccines against Parkinson's Disease (PD) and Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). Led by the Austrian biotech company AFFiRiS AG, the consortium will use a novel tandem strategy to advance...

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...

2014-04-25 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 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 12:30:27

Recent measles outbreaks underscore importance of sustaining high vaccination coverage ATLANTA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CDC estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. Despite the U.S. immunization program's success, according to CDC officials, 129 people in the U.S. have been reported to have measles this year in 13 outbreaks, as of April 18. In 1994, the...

2014-04-22 16:27:03

ReportsnReports.com adds "Veterinary Diagnostics Market & Veterinary Vaccines Industry by Products (Clinical Chemistry, Hematology Analyzers, Molecular Diagnostics, Immunodiagnostics, Diagnostics Imaging), by Animals (Companion, Food-producing, Dog, Livestock, Poultry, Swine) - Global Forecast to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the years, the veterinary diagnostics market has grown multi-fold, adapting various technologies from the human diagnostics...

2014-04-21 23:10:25

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers the dangers of puppy vaccinations and provides tips on how to better prepare for this abundance of inoculations. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The entrance of a new puppy into a household can be a decidedly exciting and rewarding period in one’s life. During this time, regular vet exams are a necessity, and can easily overwhelm a first-time puppy owner with the seemingly endless succession of vaccinations that accompany them....


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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