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2014-01-10 16:22:03

MURRIETA, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influenza season is well underway with nearly half the country reporting flu cases. Close to half of the cases being reported in the US are associated with the strain pH1N1 according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC issued an alert about early reports of pH1N1-associated illnesses for 2013-14 Influenza Season with severe cases of respiratory illnesses affecting young and middle-aged adults. Originally called swine flu,...

2014-01-09 23:23:24

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/vaccine-partnering-terms-and-agreements. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements The Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements report provides comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the vaccine partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds...

2014-01-09 16:24:54

Northwestern Medicine dispels common flu myths that prevent some from staying healthy CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to the flu and flu shot, there are myths and misunderstandings that can prevent people from staying healthy. While some may consider influenza, commonly known as the flu, to be a more of a nuisance than a serious illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 200,000 people are hospitalized due to...

2014-01-08 23:21:30

Health First (an integrated delivery network) and the Florida Department of Health strongly encourage everyone to get vaccinated for the flu to protect themselves and help reduce the spread of this deadly virus. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Two patients with the flu are currently on life support at Brevard County, Florida hospitals and a woman in her late 30s recently passed away from the flu virus. Healthcare facilities across the state are seeing an increase in flu cases and...

2014-01-07 23:27:30

The elderly are especially susceptible to dangerously cold winter weather and it’s important to take extra precautions, says Physician Assistant Dianna Malkowski for The CareGiver Partnership. Neenah, WI (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The elderly are especially at risk during weather extremes because of limited mobility, instability that can lead to slips and falls, physical changes that make it difficult to regulate body temperature and flu dangers, according to Dianna Malkowski, physician...

2014-01-07 13:38:28

Findings suggest utility of text messaging to monitor safety Giving young children the influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together appears to increase their risk of fever, according to a study led by researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, the fever was brief, and medical care was sought for few children, supporting the routine immunization schedule for these vaccines, including the recommendation to...

2014-01-07 12:21:37

Investigational flu treatment drug has broad-spectrum potential to fight multiple viruses FORT BELVOIR, Va., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BioDefense Therapeutics (BD Tx)--a Joint Product Management office within the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)--announced the first patient enrolled in the North American Phase 3 clinical trials for favipiravir (T-705a). The drug is an investigational flu treatment candidate with broad-spectrum potential being developed by BD Tx through...

2014-01-06 12:27:37

Chicago's MedSpring Immediate Care offers free vaccines each Tuesday in January CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest data released by the CDC shows that flu season has hit early and hard across several regions in the United States. Reports indicate that H1N1, dubbed swine flu, has reemerged after causing significant deaths in 2009. Fortunately, this year's flu vaccine protects against H1N1. To help prevent the spread of influenza, including swine flu, free flu shots will...

2014-01-06 04:21:48

BLUE BELL, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that Dr. J. Joseph Kim, President and CEO, will present a corporate overview of the company at the Biotech Showcase 2014 investor conference in San Francisco, CA. Biotech Showcase 2014 January 13-15Parc55 HotelSan Francisco, CA Inovio PresentationMonday, January 133:30 PM PT A live webcast of Dr. Kim's Biotech Showcase presentation can be accessed at the following URL:...

2014-01-06 04:21:45

In-license Vaccine Technology for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) from Mymetics TOKYO, ROCKVILLE, Md. and EPALINGES, Switzerland, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (Astellas) and ClearPath Development Company (ClearPath) announced today a strategic partnership to form a portfolio of development companies focused on vaccines targeting infectious diseases. The partnership was established to support Astellas' goal of building a global vaccine franchise and launched...


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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