Friday, 26 May 2017

Vaccines News

  • Sabin institute convenes scientists to discuss typhoid vaccine

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    Singapore: Coalition against Typhoid (CaT), an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, will convene scientists, researchers and biotech experts at the Vaccines for Enteric Diseases (VED)...Read more

  • HIV vaccine may be a reality soon

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    Singapore: In a recent breakthrough, researchers at the Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)have announced the creation of a novel drug candidate for AIDS that can work as a part of an unconve...Read more

  • Soon, a single flu jab can alleviate flu symptoms

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    Singapore: Researchers from the University of Alabama declared that they have clinched a new flu drug that can alleviate most flu symptoms in just a single shot. The drug peramivir, needs t...Read more

  • BMS gets FDA approval for metastatic melanoma drug

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    Singapore: Bristol-Myers Squibb has recieved US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for Opdivo (nivolumab) injection, for intravenous use. Opdivo is a human programmed death recept...Read more

  • Ebola vaccine trial begins in Liberia

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    Singapore: Recently formed Liberia-US clinical research partnership sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has started a large clinical trial to asse...Read more

  • Sinovac to supply Hep A vaccine to Jiangsu province

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    Singapore: Sinovac Biotech, a leading China-based vaccine manufacturer, has been selected by the Jiangsu Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Jiangsu CDC) to supply the Company's ina...Read more

  • Ebola vaccine trials stop!

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    Singapore: With the death toll hitting the 7500 mark, Ebola in West Africa has gripped the nations in a deadly epidemic. As per the WHO estimates the number of infected climbed to 20,000 an...Read more

  • Serum Institute to expand India operations

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    Singapore: Indian vaccines major, Serum Institute is expanding its network in India by setting up a new manufacturing plant in Pune. According to sources, the company is planning to invest ...Read more

  • FDA grants approval for Pfizer's meningitis B vaccine

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    Singapore: The US-based drug maker Pfizer scored high with the FDA winning approval for its novel meningitis B vaccine, Trumenba. Meningitis B is a potentially deadly bacterial disease that...Read more

  • Asia calls for urgency in typhoid vaccine

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    Singapore: The Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) called on policymakers and ministries of health across Asia to make typhoid vaccination a priority in their countries at the 14th Asia Pacific...Read more

  • Novozyme, EpiVax to develop therapy for autoimmune diseases

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    Singapore: Novozymes Biopharma and vaccine firm, EpiVax, have entered into two years' areement for the development of novel treatments for autoimmune diseases. The agreement allows EpiVax ...Read more

  • Influenza creates havoc in northeast Thailand

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    Singapore: A seasonal flu is multiplying in large numbers in the lower northeast region of Thailand almost doubling this year. Statistics show a 50 percent increase in spread with almost 2,...Read more

  • Thai scientist 'raps' vaccine song, wins award

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    Singapore: Dr Phanramphoei Namprachan Frantz, a researcher at the virology and cell technology laboratory, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), won the Euraxe...Read more

  • Sanofi dengue vaccine demonstrates proof of efficacy

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    Singapore: The tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate of Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, demonstrated proof of efficacy against dengue, a threat to almost three billion peopl...Read more

  • Takeda's dengue vaccine trials to being in 2015

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    Singapore: Japan's pharma giant Takeda Pharmaceutical has said that it is planning to begin the last phase of clinical trials for a vaccine against dengue fever in the next fiscal year. Wi...Read more

  • Nepal introduces polio shots

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    Singapore: In its mission to eradicate polio, Nepal had recently launched a polio eradication drive by supplementing oral vaccines with an injection. Experts said that this combination dose...Read more

  • Urgent need arises for SARS vaccine

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    Singapore: The World Health Organization (WHO) reported four new cases of SARS-like virus in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, and the Department of Health in Singapore reported one additional case....Read more

  • IAVI reafirms its commitment to AIDS vaccine

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    Singapore: "Do you remember the world before HIV/AIDS? Where will you be when the shadow of this disease is finally gone?" asks the statement from IAVI on the occasion of world AIDS day. "...Read more

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