Japanese encephalitis (JE)

Japanese encephalitis vaccine achieves WHO prequalification, a key step in expanding access and protecting more children

An affordable vaccine to protect children against deadly Japanese encephalitis (JE) has been prequalified by the World Health Organization (WHO), paving the way to reach millions more children across Asia at risk for the disease. The announcement was made today by PATH, a global health nonprofit organization, and China National Biotec Group Co., Ltd.

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Bharat Biotech launches JENVAC™ - a Novel fully Indigenous Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis vaccine

HYDERABAD/NEW DELHI, India, October 4th 2013: Genome Valley based Vaccine and Bio-Therapeutic Innovator; Bharat Biotech today announced the launch of its Vero cell-derived purified inactivated JE vaccine “JENVAC™” which received the manufacturing and marketing approvals by Drug Controller General of India (DCGI). It is a fully indigenous vaccine commercialized using strain, identified, characterized, manufactured and tested in India.

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First indigenous Japanese Encephalitis vaccine awaits formal launch

First indigenous Japanese Encephalitis vaccine awaits formal launch

 

September 5, 2013 -- The first totally indigenous vaccine against Japanese Encephalitis (JE)--created using an Indian strain of the virus--has received the nod of Drug Controller General of India (DCGI). The vaccine is going to be formally launched for public use soon.

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JE, West Nile turning killers?

JE, West Nile turning killers?

 

August 26, 2013 -- A serious threat of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) or West Nile (WN) outbreak looms large over Alappuzha district, which is prone to water stagnation and consequent mosquito menace post-monsoon.

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Vigilance hits virus war: Study shows poor surveillance on encephalitis

Vigilance hits virus war: Study shows poor surveillance on encephalitis

 

August 18, 2013 -- Poor surveillance, incomplete diagnosis and unsubstantiated scientific claims have stymied India’s efforts to control the mystery encephalitis that has killed 3,000 children in eastern India over the past three years, health researchers have said.

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Tin Shui Wai hit by third case of Japanese encephalitis

Tin Shui Wai hit by third case of Japanese encephalitis

 

July 23, 2013 -- A 13-year-old boy from Tin Shui Wai has been confirmed to have contracted the deadly Japanese encephalitis in the district's third reported case in two weeks.

The case in the high-density residential district came as a reminder for Yuen Long residents with symptoms of the disease to seek medical attention promptly.

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MadgeTech releases new system to monitor vaccine temperature

MadgeTech releases new system to monitor vaccine temperature

 

July 26, 2013 -- MadgeTech, Inc., a Warner, New Hampshire-based data logging solutions company, announced the shipment on Wednesday of its Vaccine Temperature Monitoring System, a device used to remotely monitor temperature-sensitive vaccines.

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