Sunday, 24 March 2019

Vaccines News

  • 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

  • BMS gets FDA approval for metastatic melanoma drug

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Dec, 2014

    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

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

    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

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Nov, 2013

    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!

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Dec, 2014

    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

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

    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

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

    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

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Sep, 2012

    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

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Dec, 2014

    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



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