Thursday, 14 November 2019

Vaccines News

  • Vaccine delivery technologies of the future

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2012

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a disease that causes infections of the lower respiratory tract mostly in infants and children, claims lives of nearly 200,000 children every year. Nearly...Read more

  • Polio vac mandatory for travelers from 7 nations: India

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Mar, 2014

    Singapore: All travelers coming from these countries to India would need to take OPV six weeks before departure from their country. Polio vaccine will also be administered to all travelers ...Read more

  • New malaria vaccine produced from algae

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: US researchers have developed a new candidate vaccine for malaria from algae. In a study, published in the journal Infection and Immunity, scientists elaborated that paired with ...Read more

  • No vaccination, No benefits, says Australian PM

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Australian government has recently made an announcement that parents who refuse to vaccinate their children may lose up to AUD$11,000 worth welfare benefits a year. The new polic...Read more

  • The unconventional side of vaccines

    Vaccines |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2012

    When we talk about vaccines, most people think of an injection to prevent childhood infectious disease. However, in recent years the uses to which vaccines are being put has expanded dramat...Read more

  • Singaporean travelers highly prone to Hepatitis A

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 30 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: A study conducted in Singapore has revealed that people, who travel to high risk areas associated with infectious diseases, are increasingly getting infected by the Hepatitis A ...Read more

  • IAVI vaccine design can eliminate HIV

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A team led by scientists from the Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has unveiled a new technique for vaccine design that coul...Read more

  • Pfizer wins the race

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By Aishwarya Venkatesh  | 0 Comment | 31 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: The toe-to-toe battle between Pfizer and Novartis is not new to the pharma industry. The drug giants were racing to win the federal approval to first market their meningitis B va...Read more

  • Fujifilm to acquire US-based vaccine maker

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

    Singapore: Japan's Fujifilm has inked a deal to acquire US-based Kalon Bio therapeutics, which has expertise in manufacturing vaccines used against pandemic influenza, Ebola and other publi...Read more

  • Abivax initiates hepB vaccine trial in Asia

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: ABIVAX, a clinical stage biotech company developing and commercialising anti-viral compounds and human vaccines, has initiated Phase IIb/III clinical trial of drug candidate ABX2...Read more

  • Pneumonia kills a 5-year-old child every 30 secs: UN

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 14 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Pneumonia remains the single biggest killer of children under the age of five globally, claiming the lives of more than one million girls and boys every year. However, the good n...Read more

  • Novartis, Biological E to deliver affordable vaccines

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Novartis has entered into a development and licensing agreement with Biological E Limited (BioE), a biopharmaceutical company based in India, for two vaccines to protect against ...Read more

  • Bharat Biotech launches first-ever typhoid conjugate vaccine

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Aug, 2013

    Bangalore: Bharat Biotech launched the world's first clinically proven typhoid conjugate vaccine Typbar-TCV, a fourth generation vaccine against typhoid disease, proven to provide long term...Read more

  • Ebola vaccine in progress, challenges ahead

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Oct, 2014

    Singapore: In a recently organized expert consultation by WHO to assess the status of work to test and eventually license two candidate Ebola vaccines, the healthcare organization stressed ...Read more

  • Counterfeit drugs & their supply chain

    Vaccines |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Nov, 2014

    Singapore: According to an Interpol statement, in 2009, 20 million pills, bottles, and sachets of counterfeit and illegal medicines were seized in a five-month operation coordinated across ...Read more

  • Sabin institute convenes scientists to discuss typhoid vaccine

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Nov, 2013

    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

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Feb, 2015

    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

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

    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