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2014-10-31 08:25:53

- Funding to support GMP manufacture of VesiculoVax(TM)-vectored vaccines for Zaire-Ebola virus, Sudan-Ebola virus, and Angola-Marburg virus that will be blended into a single formulation; rapid follow-up Phase 1 clinical trial planned - BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Profectus BioSciences, Inc., a clinical-stage vaccine company developing novel vaccines for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, announced today that the Department of Defense (DoD) through...

2014-10-30 12:30:36

Coverage for Pneumococcal Vaccine Needed for Flu Season WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In August, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) made a decision to recommend a pneumococcal vaccine, PCV13, to seniors and other at-risk populations. ACIP's off-cycle meeting and prompt decision was to ensure that the updated recommendation was in place in time for this year's flu season. Following the decision, the recommendation was sent to the Centers for...

2014-10-29 23:10:45

On Wednesday, October 29th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, the Medical Center of Marin (MCoM) will be administering 50 complimentary flu shots donated by the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services (MCDHHS) to the elderly uninsured/underinsured population at Whistlestop Active Aging Center in San Rafael, CA, in the Caboose Room on a Drop-in only basis. Corte Madera, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 On Wednesday, October 29th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, the Medical Center of Marin (MCoM)...

2014-10-29 16:30:07

MERIDEN, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation announced today that the U.S. FDA has approved Flublok influenza vaccine for all adults aged 18 years and older, granting approval for use in people 50 and older under the accelerated approval of biological products regulations, 21 CFR 601.40-46. Flublok is the only licensed flu vaccine that is made using modern recombinant technology and the only flu vaccine that is 100% egg-free and highly purified. It also...

2014-10-29 16:30:03

ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today the approval of Pfizer's Trumenba, the first vaccine in the United States to prevent serogroup B meningococcal disease in individuals ages 10 to 25. Before today, vaccines licensed in the U.S. protected against four major strains of the disease: A, C, W and Y. They did not prevent serogroup B meningococcal disease, which accounts for one-third of U.S. cases. The National Meningitis...

2014-10-28 08:34:41

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global, a full Service Contract Research Organization headquartered in Southern California announced their involvement in a sentinel clinical trial designed to evaluate safety and immunogenicity signals from a novel oral vaccine for influenza, as opposed to injectable or intranasal vaccines. The study was first presented to the scientific community on October 14, 2014 at the World Vaccine Congress in Brussels, Belgium by...

2014-10-28 08:34:24

New report from Globe Life Sciences finds that combination therapy may be the key that finally allows cancer vaccines to fulfil their potential LONDON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe Life Sciences, a leading provider of commercial analysis within healthcare-related sectors, conducted a detailed review of 17 late-stage cancer vaccines. The Globe Extraordinary report, entitled 'Future of Cancer Vaccines - An Analysis of Late-stage Products', concludes - after a history of...

2014-10-28 00:26:38

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Veterinary Vaccines in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Companion Animal Vaccines (Canine Vaccines, & Feline Vaccines), and Livestock Vaccines (Porcine Vaccines, Bovine Vaccines, Poultry Vaccines, Ovine Vaccines, Equine Vaccines, & Other Animal Vaccines). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are...

2014-10-27 12:30:11

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global H1N1 Vaccines Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 H1N1 influenza (zoonotic) is an infectious disease in humans caused by a variant of the swine H1N1 virus, known as H1N1v virus. The H1N1v virus is a contagious virus which infects nose, throat, and lungs. H1N1 virus is an RNA virus belonging to the Orthomyxoviridae family. Influenza A...

2014-10-27 08:29:37

bioCSL to take on expanded role in global influenza vaccine industry MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Limited (ASX:CSL; USOTC:CSLLY) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Novartis' global influenza vaccine business for US$275 million. The business will be combined with CSL's subsidiary, bioCSL. Combining bioCSL's existing influenza vaccine operations with the Novartis business will create the number two global player in the US$4 billion global...


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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