Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Vaccines News

  • Influenza creates havoc in northeast Thailand

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

    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

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

    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

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 25 Jul, 2012

    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

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 08 Sep, 2014

    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

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 19 Sep, 2014

    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

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 29 Nov, 2012

    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

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 22 May, 2014

    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

  • 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

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