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An article by FiercePharma
November 1, 2016 - The Zika vaccine partnership between Sanofi Pasteur and the U.S. Army’s Walter Reed Army Institute of Research just added a new member to the force--Brazil's Fiocruz, a research organization with a long history in vaccine...
An article by FiercePharma
November 1, 2016 - The Zika vaccine partnership between Sanofi Pasteur and the U.S. Army’s Walter Reed Army Institute of Research just added a new member to the force--Brazil's Fiocruz, a research organization with a long history in vaccine...
Un artículo de El País
October 31, 2016 - Voluntarios se juegan la vida en Pakistán para llegar a los últimos niños sin vacunar contra la polio. “¿Es así como quieren que vivan sus hijos? ¿Como yo?”. El irlandés Jim Costello se dirige a los padres que rechazan vacunar a...
An article by GlobalData
October 28, 2016 - The seasonal influenza vaccine market across the seven major markets (7MM) of the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, and Japan, will rise from $3.1 billion in 2015 to $4.3 billion by 2025, at a compound annual growth...
An article by the Washington Post
October 27, 2016 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first clinical trial to test a Cuban drug in the United States — a lung-cancer vaccine developed in Havana. The decision on the early-stage trial was announced Wednesday by New...
An article by FiercePharma
October 25, 2016 - In a deal that could save millions of lives, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reached an unprecedented agreement with six manufacturers that slashes the price of pentavalent vaccine to half what the agency...
An article by FiercePharma
September 7, 2016 - Taking the next step toward challenging Sanofi’s first-to-market Dengvaxia, on Wednesday, Takeda kicked off a global Phase III trial of its dengue vaccine, TAK-003. The announcement comes just days after the company pushed into...
An article by FierceHealthcare
September 3, 2016 - So-called “micro-hospitals”--acute care facilities with six to 10 beds--could actually prove to be big moneymakers for healthcare systems. The Indianapolis Business Journal has reported that such hospitals can allow healthcare...
An article by FiercePharma
August 31, 2016 - Even though many people around the world currently have a laser focus on Zika, development projects for vaccines against other mosquito-borne viruses remain important. This week, Austrian biotech Themis Bioscience said it’s...
An article by FierceBiotech
August 30, 2016 - The FDA is expanding its Zika guidelines, now recommending that risk reduction measures be implemented outside areas of active local transmission. The initial guidance, issued in February, called for areas with active Zika virus...
An article by FiercePharma
August 30, 2016 - In response to an upswell of vaccine hesitancy and refusal since 2007, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is arming pediatricians with another tool to force the issue. In a new report, AAP says as a “last resort,”...
An article by FierceVaccines
August 29, 2016 - Seventy-three percent of pediatricians say that parents are increasingly refusing vaccinations for their children because they’re not necessary, say the authors of a new study. The study is based on a 2013 survey of pediatricians...
An article by FierceBiotech
August 24, 2016 - Scientists have injected foreign substances into the body to elicit immune responses at tumor sites, but results have been limited. An NIH team is working to overcome these issues, testing a nanovaccine in mice, which has the...
An article by The Atlantic
August 24, 2016 - Earlier this year, a Syrian American orthopedic surgeon was shopping with his two toddlers at a Walmart in Grand Rapids, Michigan, when he heard the familiar ping of a notification from WhatsApp, the encrypted messaging service:...
An article by FierceHealthcare
August 23, 2016 - Digital medicine offers a "rich resource" to empower healthcare professionals and patients alike, Eric Topol, M.D., writes in introducing a new reoccurring column on the topic in The Lancet. In the column, Topol and his...
Un artículo de PAHO/OMS
August 23, 2016 - La iniciativa impulsada por la OPS promueve acciones de sensibilización y movilización social para intensificar las acciones de eliminación de criaderos del Aedes y medidas de protección personal para evitar picaduras y prevenir...
An article by FiercePharma
August 22, 2016 - Despite a renewed push by health officials to promote HPV vaccination, a new poll finds that only a minority of parents believe laws requiring the vaccines “are a good idea." Others said they were worried the vaccines can cause...
An article by The New York Times
August 21, 2016 - Dr. Donald A. Henderson, a leader of one of mankind’s greatest public health triumphs, the eradication of smallpox, died on Friday in Towson, Md. He was 87. Dr. Henderson, who lived in Baltimore, died in a hospice of...
An article by FierceHealth
August 18, 2016 - Anthem Blue Cross of California is making it easier for Spanish-speaking members to get care through its telemedicine program when their normal providers are unavailable. The new offering, Cuidado Médico, will give consumers...
An article by FierceHealth
August 17, 2016 - Old-school sharing of public health data, via methods such as through peer-reviewed journals, doesn’t work in emergency situations--and recent public health crises including the Zika virus and Ebola emphasize the need for routine...

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