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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...

Parasite-Blocking Antigen Discovery May Lead To Malaria Vaccine
2014-05-23 08:37:58

[ Watch the Video: Protein May Lead To Malaria Vaccine ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Malaria remains a dangerous disease in the developing world, killing more than 627,000 people a year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Because most deaths associated with malaria occur in children in Sub-Saharan Africa, finding a vaccine against the deadly virus is all too important. New research, by a team from Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), has uncovered...

2014-05-23 04:20:51

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today announced that at the Company's Annual General Meeting held May 22, 2014, the Company's shareholders approved the proposal of a reverse split of the Company's common stock. The Company's Board of Directors subsequently approved the immediate implementation of a 1-for-4 reverse stock split of Inovio's common stock, where each 4 shares of issued and outstanding common stock and equivalents...

2014-05-22 23:04:01

Report Identifies Challenges and Includes Recommendations for Management of Future Meningococcal Disease Outbreaks Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 An expert panel assembled by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) examined recent meningococcal disease outbreaks on multiple college campuses in the United States and concluded that despite its rarity, the severe nature of meningococcal disease makes advance planning essential. These outbreaks were particularly...

2014-05-22 23:01:18

New St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital-led study reveals differences in the pneumococcal genome that explain why current vaccines aren’t better at protecting children with sickle cell disease from the bacterial infection. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Researchers have identified differences in the genetic code of pneumococcal bacteria that may explain why it poses such a risk to children with sickle cell disease and why current vaccines don’t provide better protection...

2014-05-21 20:21:45

- Conference call scheduled for Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 8:00 AM EDT - BEIJING, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today its unaudited first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights (period-over-period comparisons to first quarter 2013) -- Quarterly sales increased by 34.8% to $13.5 million from $10.1 million. -- Gross...

2014-05-21 08:28:31

DALLAS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "Vaccines: The End of Illness" and other vaccine market research reports focusing on vaccine technology, HIV, China's animal vaccine industry and cancer vaccine partnering terms and agreements. Vaccines: The End of Illness 2014 market research report focuses on the most recent vaccine research [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/286914-vaccines-the-end-of-illness.html ], emphasizing their reputation as...

2014-05-21 04:21:27

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that Dr. Joseph Kim, President and CEO, will give a corporate presentation at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference taking place June 2-5 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Inovio PresentationMonday, June 2, 20148:00 AM ET A live webcast of Dr. Kim's presentation can be accessed at the following URL: http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff82/INO. An archived version of...

2014-05-19 08:28:56

DUBLIN, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rd8s6p/meningococcal) has announced the addition of the "Global Meningococcal Vaccines Market - Forecasts to 2019: Sanofi, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Serum Institute of India, JN-International, Nuron, Baxter and Biomed" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Meningococcal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis is a life...


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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