Sunday, 25 August 2019

Vaccines News

  • Oral cholera vaccine shows promise in clinical trials

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jul, 2015

    Singapore: An oral cholera vaccine, Shanchol, developed by Shantha Biotechnics and recommended by WHO has shown promise in first real-life clinical trials by reducing severe cases of choler...Read more

  • Mylan injections found with foreign material

    Vaccines |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Global pharmaceutical company, Mylan, has run into a trouble for the presence of visible foreign material in injectable products. The company is consequently recalling the affect...Read more

  • India's Tergene Biotech develops vaccine for pneumonia

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

    Singapore: Tergene Biotech, an Indian start up, has developed a promising vaccine candidate to combat pneumonia. The vaccine is targeted against specific types of bacteria that cause pneumo...Read more

  • WHO to initiate ebola vaccine trial in Guinea

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: WHO with the Health Ministry of Guinea, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Epicentre and The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), has launched a Phase III trial in Gui...Read more

  • Queensland health officials fear measles outbreak

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: With rising measles cases in Queensland, Australian health authorities fear a severe outbreak, as 41 cases have been reported so far in the country. The health officials said tha...Read more

  • Vietnam can now supply vaccines for the world: WHO

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: The World Health organization recently certified Vietnam's vaccine management system as internationally standardized declaring that the Southeast Asian nation can now produce vac...Read more

  • Sinovac reports 31% decline in Q1, 2015 revenue

    Vaccines |  Company results | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 May, 2015

    Singapore: China biotech firm, Sinovac Biotech, has reported a decline of 31.6 percent in the first quarter of 2015, clocking the sales at $9.3million, from the previous tear. Sinovac mark...Read more

  • Sinovac to begin clinical trial of varicella vaccine

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 27 Oct, 2015

    Singapore: Sinovac Dalian, subsidiary of China's Sinovac Biotech, has received China Food and Drug Administration approval to begin human clinical trials on its varicella vaccine candidate....Read more

  • Iron oxide particle found in Hospira vaccine

    Vaccines |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Hospira has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of preservative-free Bupivacaine HCl Injection, due to visible particles embedded and free floating within a single-dose glass te...Read more

  • Watchdogs find foreign particle in Mylan cancer vaccine

    Vaccines |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jun, 2015

    Singapore: Mylan is recalling a series of intravenous injection due to the presence of visible foreign particulate matter that might cause potential of severe health consequences. The reca...Read more

  • China hep B market to touch $1.4 bn by 2024'

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Mar, 2016

    Singapore: China will remain the largest major hepatitis B market over the next decade, rising from just under $923 million in 2014 to over $1.4 billion by 2024, representing a Compound Ann...Read more

  • Indonesia gets Bio Farma infant pentavalent vaccines

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 26 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: The Indonesian Ministry of Health introduced a new immunization program and a pentavalent vaccine for babies aged two months-to-one year. The vaccine would provide immunity again...Read more

  • WHO stresses on effective immunization

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2015

    Singapore: Progress towards global vaccination targets for 2015 is far off-track with 1 in 5 children still missing out on routine life-saving immunizations that could avert 1.5 million dea...Read more

  • What vaccines should Kate Middleton give her baby?

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Jul, 2013

    The Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine (Kate) Middleton, has given birth to a baby and it will soon be time for the royal newborn to get immunized against the various scourges of the mortal wo...Read more

  • India must leverage on its private strength

    Vaccines |  Analysis | By Rahul Koul Koul | 0 Comment | 04 Jun, 2012

    India recently decided to revive three of its public sector vaccine manufacturing units and a strong argument in support of their revival is that they will act as a buffer in times of medic...Read more

  • Malaria vaccine may be a reality soon!

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: A vaccine for malaria may soon be a reality as Melbourne researchers have made a significant discovery about how the body's immune system fights the infection. Researchers at the...Read more

  • China's Sinovac progresses to launch new vaccines

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: China's biopharmaceutical firm, Sinovac Biotech, is progressing on its pipeline vaccines and expects to bring the much needed vaccines for infectious diseases in the market soon....Read more

  • No proof of human-to-human H7N9 infection'

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Feb, 2014

    Singapore: Amid fears of H7N9 turning into a pandemic in China with a new bout of cases, the country's National Health and Family Planning Commission released in a reassuring statement. Th...Read more



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