Monday, 26 June 2017

Vaccines News

  • CSL progresses on Novartis influenza vaccine biz acquisition

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 31 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: Australia based drug development company, CSL, has secured the necessary approvals required to proceed with the acquisition of the influenza vaccines business of Novartis and the...Read more

  • Hospira recalls propofol injectable due to visible particulates in vial

    Vaccines |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 21 Apr, 2014

    Singapore: Hospira has issued a nationwide recall of seven lots of Propofol Injectable Emulsion to the user level due to a glass defect located on the interior neck of the vial, which was i...Read more

  • Experimental chikungunya vaccine induces antibody response

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: An experimental vaccine to prevent the mosquito-borne viral illness chikungunya has elicited neutralizing antibodies in an early-stage clinical trial conducted at National Instit...Read more

  • Medicago achieves milestone in VLP vaccine production

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 26 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Medicago, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and virus-like particles (VL...Read more

  • J&J begins Ebola vaccine trial in humans

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 08 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: The trial is being led by the Oxford Vaccine Group, part of the University of Oxford Department of Pediatrics. Recruitment in the trial is underway, and the first volunteers hav...Read more

  • Influenza can get worse with every season

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 23 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Acute viral respiratory infection influenza, or flu, strikes every winter, and several nations are preparing to tackle this illness through dedicated healthcare schemes, states a...Read more

  • Bill Gates commits $50 mn to combat Ebola

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has commited USD50 million to support the scale up of emergency efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and interrupt transmissio...Read more

  • Pfizer to acquire Baxter's vaccine portfolio at $635 mn

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 31 Jul, 2014

    Singapore: Pfizer plans to acquire marketed vaccines portfolio of Baxter International at $635 million. As part of the transaction, Pfizer will also acquire a portion of Baxter's facility ...Read more

  • Intra-nasal vaccine: Answer to avian influenza threat

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By Amrita Tejasvi | 0 Comment | 18 Jul, 2012

    There is a fear that avian H5N1 virus could cause a pandemic of new influenza in humans without any warning. To prevent the contagious infectious diseases spreading in humans, it is importa...Read more

  • Free cervical cancer vaccines for poor women'

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Ewha Woman's University Mokdong Hospital has announced that it is offering free cervical cancer vaccines for young women from less fortunate households starting in August. This i...Read more

  • CSL ships 11 mn influenza vaccine doses to the US

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: CSL Biotherapies, the US subsidiary of Australia-based CSL, has begun the shipment of its seasonal influenza vaccine for the 2013-14 season. CSL Biotherapies will ship approxima...Read more

  • Takeda gastro norovirus vaccine shows +ve results

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Oct, 2013

    Singapore: Takeda Pharmaceutical has achieved positive reponse from its phase I/II study of its intramuscular bivalent (GI/GII) norovirus vaccine candidate in healthy adult volunteers who w...Read more

  • FDA to fast-track Ebola drug trials

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: As the death toll reaches 1900, FDA has urged many Big Pharma with prospective Ebola interventions, to accelerate the clinical trials and make the drug available in the market as...Read more

  • Adimmune, Valneva join hands for JE vaccines

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Aug, 2014

    Singapore: Taiwan based drug maker Adimunne Corp announced that it had partnered with Valneva SE, France-based vaccine maker, to produce 600000 vials of cell-based Japanese encephalitis vac...Read more

  • Experts want typhoid vaccination to be a priority

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Coalition against Typhoid (CaT), an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, brought together global health leaders from across Asia in Bangkok to discuss the high burden of en...Read more

  • Aussie firm Vaxine gets research contract from NIH

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 30 Sep, 2014

    Singapore: Australia-based vaccine research firm, Vaxine, is one of the seven recipients of research contracts by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the ...Read more

  • Sinovac clocks $17.5 mn sales in Q2 2013

    Vaccines |  Company results | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: China's biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech has clocked 86.4 percent increase in total sales valued at $17.5 million in second quarter 2013 and scaled gross profit of $13.6...Read more

  • US firm developing malaria vaccine for pregnant women

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 05 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: US based CMC Biologics, focused on process development and cGMP manufacture of protein therapeutics, has entered into an agreement with the University of Copenhagen for process d...Read more

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