Monday, 24 February 2020

Vaccines News

  • 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

  • Tourists to soon get vaccine for 'Delhi Belly', typhoid

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

    Singapore: Researchers at the University of Cambridge, UK, are developing a vaccine that would prevent bad stomach (or Delhi Belly as it is popularly called) or typhoid in tourists during v...Read more

  • Takeda expands Singapore operation

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

    Singapore: Japan headquartered Takeda Pharmaceutical has expanded its operations in Singapore in order to focus on emerging markets and to consolidate and streamline its Asia operations. D...Read more

  • Dengue incurs annual cost of $950 mn to SE Asia

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

    Philippines: The economic burden churned by mosquito borne disease, dengue, is costing upto $950 million to south east Asian countries every year and the countries are in desperate stage to...Read more

  • Ebola cure depends on biotech drug ZMapp

    Vaccines |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2014

    Strange as it may sound, the dreaded tobacco plant blamed for millions of deaths of cigarette smokers could emerge as the savior in producing the only working cure against Ebola. A small Am...Read more