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-- Studies will accelerate IND-enabling development of VesiculoVax(TM) Ebola vaccine -- BALTIMORE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profectus BioSciences, Inc.
Humanitarian group's October 24 livestream event from Chicago features top global health experts, polio-survivor Minda Dentler, pop star Tessanne Chin, reggae's Ziggy Marley and more EVANSTON,
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
NEW YORK, Oct.
CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentamer Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has begun a crowdfunding campaign for the development of its Ebola vaccine. Dr.
The Department of Infection Prevention and Control (IP&C) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital collaborated with other departments to harness information technology (IT) during a measles outbreak
WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct.
"Transforming the Vaccine Manufacturing Chain," highlights how pharmaceutical companies can ensure quality and accelerate time to market with Manufacturing Intelligence technology FAIRFAX,
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DanDrit Biotech A/S ("DanDrit Denmark"), the subsidiary of DanDrit Biotech USA, Inc.
Acquisition Strengthens Existing Pipeline in Viral Diseases NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept.
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...
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...
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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