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2014-10-17 23:07:55

With the threat of Ebola virus disease spreading within a hospital environment, Abatement Technologies portable HEPA filtration and negative pressure containment systems enable healthcare facilities to effectively create CDC-compliant negative pressure Airborne Infectious Isolation Rooms (AIIR). Suwanee, Georgia (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Mitigating Healthcare Provider Infection Risks The potential for Ebola virus disease spreading to healthcare workers has heightened the need for patient...

2014-10-15 12:32:29

LONDON, Oct. 15. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTS The global cancer immunotherapies market reached $30.8 billion in 2012. This market is expected to grow to nearly $34.3 billion in 2013 and $67.9 billion in 2018 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.7% over the five-year period, 2013 to 2018. This report provides:An overview of the global market for cancer immunotherapiesAnalyses of global market trends, with data from 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of...

2014-10-15 12:30:41

Until we are prepared, outbound flights from Ebola-ridden countries should stop. NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. David Samadi is taking a stand. With a second healthcare worker from Dallas now infected with the Ebola virus, Dr. Samadi, chairman of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, is urging that outbound flights from West African countries dealing with the Ebola epidemic stay grounded until the rest of the world can prepare to deal with the...

2014-10-14 20:23:26

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentamer Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has begun a crowdfunding campaign for the development of its Ebola vaccine. Dr. Stephen Hall, the Founder and CEO of Pentamer, developed a vaccine technology called NodaVax that has produced protective vaccines against other pathogens like Anthrax. Pentamer developed an Ebola vaccine (called NoBola) using this technology and has begun the crowdfunding campaign to help support vaccine...

2014-10-14 08:31:59

Survey of Canadian adults finds that 80 per cent believe child and adult vaccinations are of equal importance KIRKLAND, QC, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - There were more than 150 Canadian news reports about vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks between September 2013 and April 2014.(2) Amongst these reports were calls from the Public Health Agency of Canada(3 )to ensure children are vaccinated against the diseases they are most susceptible to - but what about adults? A new survey of Canadians finds...

2014-10-13 12:26:30

Experimental Ebola vaccine developed by Public Health Agency of Canada to be tested in humans OTTAWA, Oct.13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced the launch of Phase 1 clinical trials for Canada's Ebola vaccine (VSV-EBOV) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States. The Phase 1 clinical trial will test the vaccine on a small group of people to assess its safety, determine the appropriate dosage and identify...

2014-10-09 16:28:08

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfenex Inc. (NYSE MKT: PFNX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in the development of high-value biosimilar therapeutics and difficult to manufacture proteins, today announced the initiation of a multi-product research program with PATH, a global health nonprofit organization, as part of an initiative to enhance production of vaccines. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127348 "We are both pleased and honored to partner...

2014-09-29 16:26:20

Dr. Kottilil, formerly of the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, becomes Co-Director of IHV's Clinical Research Unit BALTIMORE, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Robert C. Gallo, MD, director of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), and UM SOM Dean E. Albert Reece MD, Ph.D., MBA, announced today that Shyamasundaran Kottilil, MBBS, Ph.D., a world-renowned expert in infectious disease, has joined the...

2014-09-24 12:28:43

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease, cancer and other life-threatening conditions, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Qualtran, LLC that would expand human clinical studies of Hemopurifier® therapy to include individuals infected with dengue virus, a global health threat, which is not addressed with approved drug or vaccine therapies....

2014-09-24 08:27:26

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) announced it will advance its DNA vaccine for Ebola into a phase I clinical trial in a collaboration with GeneOne Life Science Inc. (KSE: 011000), an international DNA vaccine manufacturer in which Inovio holds a minority interest. In the collaboration Inovio and GeneOne will co-develop Inovio's DNA-based Ebola vaccine through a phase I clinical trial. The companies are currently...


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Virology Journal
2012-04-24 18:40:35

Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...

2012-04-24 18:35:41

Virology is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering basic research into viruses affecting animals, plants, bacteria and fungi. It includes the molecular biology, structure, assembly, pathogenesis, immunity and interactions viruses have with the host cell. The journal also covers aspects of control and prevention, as well as viral vectors and gene therapy. Virology was established in 1955 and is now published bi-weekly by the Academic Press imprint of Elsevier. Subscribers of Virology...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-02-23 21:23:46

Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) is a virus in the family Rhabdoviridae. Rabies is in the same family. VSV infects insects and animals and is important to farmers in certain regions of the world where it can infect cattle. It is a common laboratory virus used for studying the Rhabdoviridae family and viral evolution. It is the prototypic member of the vesiculovirus genera of the Rhabdovirus family. The genome is a single molecule of negative-sense RNA that encodes five major proteins.

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2011-02-23 21:08:22

Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) is a positive-sense single stranded RNA virus that infects plants, namely tobacco and other members of the family Solanaceae. It causes characteristic patterns on the leaves. In 1930 it was determined that an infectious agent was determined to be a virus. Adolf Mayer first described the disease in 1883. The disease can be transferred between plants similar to bacterial infections. Dimitri Ivanovski was the first to show that infected sap remained infectious even...

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