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2014-06-04 14:47:03

PLOS A 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is effective in reducing the number of new cases of likely-bacterial community-acquired pneumonia in infants in Latin America, according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Xavier Sáez-Llorens and colleagues from Department of Infectious Diseases, Panama found that the 10-valent PCV reduced the number of new cases of likely-bacterial community-acquired pneumonia in infants by 22% (95% CI: 7.7, 34.2) compared to those...

2014-06-04 08:34:06

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Hepatitis Drugs and Vaccines: World Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/hepatitis_drugs_vaccines_world_market_2013_2023.html Report DetailsYour guide to sales outlooks and R&D for hepatitis treatmentsWhere are hepatitis medicines going? Visiongain's updated report predicts revenues there from 2013 to 2023. It also explains trends in that business and...

2014-05-31 23:09:41

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Indian Vaccine Industry: Trends & Opportunities (2012-2017)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The report titled "Indian Vaccine Industry: Trends and Opportunities (2012-2017) offers in-depth study of the global as well as the Indian vaccine industry with detailed discussion on the major segments of the vaccine industry including rabies, seasonal influenza, polio, hepatitis B, HPV. The report also covers...

measles resurgence
2014-05-31 06:30:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Measles cases in the US have reached a 20-year high, with over 250 confirmed cases having been reported during the first five months of 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Thursday. From January 1 through May 23 of this year, a total of 288 cases of measles had been reported to American health officials – the highest levels since 1994 – and according to The Washington Times, one out of every...

2014-05-30 12:26:02

MERIDEN, Conn., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation announced today that Astellas Pharma has submitted an application for marketing approval of recombinant influenza HA vaccine ASP7374 (marketed as Flublok® in the United States by Protein Sciences) to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan for the prevention of influenza. UMN Pharma, which is partnered with Astellas, holds an exclusive license from Protein Sciences for the development and marketing...

2014-05-30 04:22:21

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that its previously announced 1-for-4 reverse stock split shall become effective at 5 P.M., Thursday, June 5, 2014, and trading of the Company's common stock on a post-reverse split basis shall commence on Friday, June 6, 2014. The common stock will continue to trade under the symbol "INO." As filed on May 22, 2014, the Company's stockholders approved the proposal of a reverse...

2014-05-29 16:26:48

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) announced today that C. Richter (Rick) King, PhD, has been named Director of Research & Development (R&D). MVI drives the development of safe and effective vaccines to combat malaria. Malaria still kills more than 600,000 people worldwide, and half the world's population remains at risk of contracting the disease. Dr. King is an accomplished scientist with more than 25 years of...

2014-05-29 12:28:35

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that new analytical data from the Company's SparVax(®) anthrax vaccine program were presented at the 114(th) General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), held recently in Boston, Massachusetts. In a poster presentation entitled "Evidence Correlating Changes in Structure and Biological Activity for a Recombinant Protective Antigen (rPA) Anthrax Vaccine," Dr. Bradford Powell,...

2014-05-27 11:33:01

Canadian Medical Association Journal Employers planning to implement mandatory influenza vaccination policies for health care workers need to understand the implications, according to an analysis published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Vaccination rates among health care workers are less than 50%, well below the level necessary for herd immunity. Evidence indicates that vaccination of health care workers can benefit patient health, leading to a move by many to...

2014-05-27 04:21:46

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that its 90%-owned subsidiary, VGX Animal Health, Inc. (VAH), has concluded an agreement for the sale of its animal health assets to Plumbline Life Sciences, Inc. (PLS) of Korea. The assets being transferred include an exclusive license with Inovio for animal applications of its growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) technology and animal DNA vaccines plus a non-exclusive license...


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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.