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2014-10-22 23:11:57

From Aprilaire, the experts in indoor air quality: Learn the truth behind the flu shot and why it’s in most people’s best interest to get one. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 It’s easy to make excuses for not getting a flu shot. Most people don’t want to subject themselves to a needle stick when they feel healthy. A number of myths about the safety and effectiveness have also made it easy to make excuses for not getting protected. However, the CDC recommends that...

2014-10-22 04:22:17

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced that it has made a commitment of up to $200 million to accelerate and significantly expand the production of an Ebola vaccine program in development at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. The company is closely collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), as well as other key stakeholders, governments, and...

2014-10-21 16:28:37

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influenza will affect as many as 200,000 people this year and with flu-associated deaths in the United States as high as 49,000 people. The main way that influenza viruses are thought to spread is from person to person in respiratory droplets of coughs and sneezes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153472 Ebola has a serve way of death, but kills much fewer people each year than the Flu. The transmission of Ebola is also...

2014-10-21 08:35:47

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), has issued a white paper outlining the advantages of its Ii-Key technology in the development of an effective Ebola vaccine. Antigen Express has a proprietary technology platform focused on specific activation of critical components of the immune system. As purely...

2014-10-21 08:32:28

BEIJING, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced that the Company's management will host investor meetings at the Jefferies 4th Annual Asia Summit, to be held at the Island Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong on October 29-30, 2014. Please contact your Jefferies institutional sales representative to schedule a meeting with the Company. About Sinovac Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based...

2014-10-20 20:25:34

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report DetailsYour guide to trends and revenue prospects for vaccine productionWhat's the outlook for producing vaccines? Visiongain's updated report gives you forecasted revenues to 2023. It explains trends, opportunities and prospects for those technologies. Our study lets you assess sales data at overall world market, submarket and national level. There you find the most promising and lucrative areas in the production of vaccines, helping your...

2014-10-18 08:21:24

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors Immediate Care announces $14.99 Flu Shots offer by reducing previous offer on Flu shots $19.99 per shot and extends the offer duration until November 30th, 2014 for the benefit of the valued customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152755-INFO This Offer will be available in all Chicago-area clinics for everyone over 6 months of age, will be available from 9:00AM-9:00PM on weekdays, 10:00AM to 6:00PM on weekends and...

2014-10-18 08:21:21

OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada will ship 800 vials of its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, beginning with its first shipment on Monday, October 20, 2014. The vaccine vials are being sent in three separate shipments, as a precautionary measure, due to the challenges in moving a vaccine that must kept at a very low temperature at all times. The Public Health Agency of Canada is supplying the vaccine to the WHO in its role as...

2014-10-16 08:27:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalorama Information believes an experimental vaccine distribution in the United Kingdom and other similar developments point to a growing flu vaccine market, as well as a growing market for the production of these vaccines. The healthcare market researcher said that two- to four-year-olds in the UK are for the first time to be offered for free an egg-based nasal vaccine. The intention is to prevent influenza (flu) in hopes of not just...

2014-10-15 23:10:58

Fusing tried-and-tested principles of social psychology with the ubiquity of social media, Evive Health is helping people across 50 states tackle the seasonal bug in a new way. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Leader in health care communications Evive Health has gone all social for this year's flu season. Fusing tried-and-tested principles of social psychology with the ubiquity of social media, the Chicago-based health engagement specialist is helping people across 50 states...


Latest Vaccines Reference Libraries

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2011-04-25 16:38:12

Neisseria meningitidis is a heterotrophic gram-negative diplococcal bacterium best known for its role in meningitis and other forms of meningococcal disease such as meningococcemia. It is a major cause of morbidity and mortality during childhood in industrialized countries and is responsible for epidemics in Africa and in Asia. In the US there are approximately 2500 to 3500 cases of N. meningitides infections. Children under 5 are at a higher risk as well as people in the sub-Saharan...

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2011-02-23 17:23:51

Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...

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