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2014-09-05 08:22:57

BEIJING, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced a new presentation time for the Aegis Healthcare & Technology Conference, to be held at the Wynn Las Vegas on September 12, 2014. Management will present at 8:00 am PT. Please contact your Aegis representative to schedule a meeting with the Company. About Sinovac Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that...

2014-09-03 08:33:41

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that Inovio will present at the upcoming Rodman and Renshaw Investment Conference in New York, NY and at the Aegis Capital Healthcare and Technology Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. J. Joseph Kim, Inovio's Chief Executive Officer, will provide a corporate overview of the Company and its programs at each of these events. Rodman & Renshaw Investment Conference September...

2014-09-02 12:29:15

Don't wait for October when Back-to-School is best time for flu shots GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer pharmacists are playing myth busters and reminding parents why getting flu shots before kids go back to school is the perfect time to minimize the spread of seasonal influenza for families. While the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer anticipates administering 30 percent more flu shots this season than last, Meijer Drug Store Vice President Nat Love says that one of...

2014-09-02 08:29:01

All vaccinated animals exposed to a lethal aerosol of ricin toxin survive PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today promising preliminary results from a preclinical study with its ricin...

2014-09-02 08:28:32

BEIJING, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced that the Company's management will participate in the following investor conferences in September: -- Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference, to be held at the Grand Hyatt New York on September 9 and 10, 2014. -- Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific Healthcare Day, to be held at the Boston Harbor Hotel on September 11,...

2014-09-02 04:21:29

Emerging technologies will include 'smaller than a fingernail' nanopatch vaccines LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drug delivery technologies that improve access and overall efficacy are becoming an essential part of the entire drug development process. Pharmaceutical companies are particularly investing billions of dollars in new vaccine delivery technologies in a bid to move away from needles and syringes to skin delivery procedures....

2014-08-31 04:20:49

DALLAS, August 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds "China Human Vaccine Industry Report, 2014-2017 [http://www.lifescienceindustryresearch.com/china-human-vaccine-industry-report-2014-2017.html ] " that says vaccines can prevent and control infectious diseases, so the demand for these biological products is relatively rigid. In 2013, China's human vaccine lot release volume grew by 4.9% from a year earlier, and the market size expanded 2.8% year on...

2014-08-28 23:08:03

Transparency Market Research published a new report "U.S. Vaccine Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Vaccine market - the once low-profit ventured industry is currently perceived with great interest among other healthcare industry sectors and sub-circles in the U.S. This is due to the high demand in vaccine with respect to evolving and spreading infectious diseases. This...

2014-08-28 23:03:49

Every August is deemed “National Immunization Awareness Month” or “NIAM” and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources. Two “NJ Top Docs” Pediatricians, Dr. Stuart Slavin of Touchpoint Pediatrics and Dr. Mondana Yazdi of Wyckoff Pediatrics were invited to speak on the topic. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Smallpox was the first disease in which a successful vaccine was produced for its treatment. Created by British physician Edward Jenner...

2014-08-28 12:29:44

Unprecedented international consortium -- including the University of Maryland School of Medicine and NIH -- now assembled to accelerate collaborative multi-site trials of candidate Ebola vaccine BALTIMORE and LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A candidate Ebola vaccine could be given to healthy volunteers in the UK, The Gambia and Mali as early as September, as part of an series of safety trials of potential vaccines aimed at preventing the disease that has killed more than 1,400...


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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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'