Sunday, 25 August 2019

Vaccines News

  • A push to accelerate next-gen immunogen design

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2012

    According to the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), in September 2009, scientists reported isolation of a pair of potent and broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV. That dis...Read more

  • World Immunization Week: WHO urges renewed efforts

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director, WHO South-East Asia, in her message has called for ensuring equity with the lifesaving drugs. "Every year vaccination averts 2 to 3 ...Read more

  • Thai HIV vaccine shows promise in clinical trials

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

    Singapore: The Thai HIV vaccine that showed promise in initial clinical trials held in Thailand in 2009, has also exhibited significant protection in a clinical trial held in South Africa. ...Read more

  • Painless vaccination unveiled!

    Vaccines |  Influencers | By Aishwarya Venkatesh  | 0 Comment | 01 May, 2015

    Singapore: Though vaccination is considered the most important procedure for healthcare and disease management, it is not widely accepted by all sections of the society. Vaccination can be...Read more

  • Bangladesh adds 2 new vaccines to Immunization Program

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 25 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Two new vaccines have been added to Bangladesh's national immunization program- Pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) and an Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV). Health officials stated that th...Read more

  • China strengthens vaccine controls

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 May, 2015

    Singapore: In a bid to increase the penetration of immunization programs in rural areas, the Chinese government recently issued a circular to improve management of vaccination programs in t...Read more

  • Soon, a single flu shot may offer universal immunity!

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

    Singapore: A single vaccine that immunizes against all types of influenza may soon be a reality, after a team of scientists from Australia and China have discovered how the body's immunity ...Read more

  • Takeda transfers HPV vaccine license to Japanese firm

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Takeda Pharmaceutical has transferred its license agreement with the Japan Health Sciences Foundation (HS Foundation) for worldwide patent rights of a human papillomavirus (HPV) ...Read more

  • Vaccine worth $1.3 million spoils in Pakistan

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: According to recent reports from the National Health Services of Pakistan, pentavalent vaccine worth nearly $1.3 million has spoiled in a store room in Pakistan. The vaccine, en...Read more

  • Chinese Ebola vaccine found effective in human trials

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

    Singapore: An experimental Ebola vaccine candidate developed by the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology and the Tianjin CanSino Biotechnology has been found to be safe in phase I clinical tr...Read more

  • China's vaccine for polio receives approval

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2015

    Singapore: The China Food and Drug Administration made an announcement that China's top drug authority has licensed a domestically manufactured polio vaccine for administration. Under the c...Read more

  • Clue to future universal dengue vaccine found

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

    Singapore: Scientists at A*Star's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered a clue that has the potential to cripple the ability of the dengue virus to escape the host immune syst...Read more

  • BioSpectrum announces the hits and misses of 2013

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 02 Jan, 2014

    Asia attracted a lot of interest from foreign multinational giants in the year 2013. This not only led to the increase in the number of acquisitions and mergers (M&A), it also led to a ...Read more

  • Pfizer inks deal to acquire two vaccines from GSK

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: To further strengthen its vaccine product pipeline, global drug giant Pfizer has inked a $130 million deal with GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals to acquire GSK's quadrivalent meni...Read more

  • Takeda revamps vaccine unit operations

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

    Singapore: Takeda Pharmaceutical has decided to consolidate its Vaccine Business Unit (VBU) operations by establishing global and regional hubs to leverage the vaccine programs in norovirus...Read more

  • Sanofi's dengue vaccine candidate shows positive results

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi has published clinical study results of its dengue vaccine candidate in the online publication of The Lancet. The results of the t...Read more

  • Vaccine of the future: Virus-like particles to trigger body's defence

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Jul, 2012

    Virus-like particles (VLPs) are among the most exciting emerging vaccine technologies for generating effective and long-lasting protection. It is an advanced technology that has a number of...Read more

  • Everyone thought my $1 vaccine shot idea was crazy

    Vaccines |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 May, 2013

    My journey as a scientist and a entrepreneur began with my strong interest in science and how it relates to health and wellness. I am very much concerned about public health, especially neg...Read more



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