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An article by FiercePharma
July 29, 2016 - Having spent two decades and $1.5 billion developing its first-of-a-kind dengue vaccine, Sanofi is sure to be unhappy to report that Dengvaxia’s launch has been slower than anticipated. In second quarter results issued Friday, the...
An article by FierceBiotech
July 29, 2016 - Pfizer ($PFE) has secured an exclusive option to acquire Western Oncolytics’ WO-12. The deal gives Pfizer a chance to pick up the oncolytic vaccinia virus once it has completed Phase I, something the Big Pharma will work to achieve...
Un artículo por El País
July 29, 2016 - El Estado de Florida confirmó este viernes los primeros cuatro casos de transmisión del virus del Zika por picaduras de mosquito autóctono. El gobernador Rick Scott reveló que a pesar de que las autoridades aún no han detectado...
Un articulo por la OPS/OMS
July 27, 2016 - En las Américas, las hepatitis virales causan más de 125.000 muertes al año y la gran mayoría de estos fallecimientos es por hepatitis B y C. El 90% de las personas infectadas con hepatitis C pueden curarse si reciben un...
An article by FierceBiotech
July 27, 2016 - Researchers at MIT have published a paper about an adhesive hydrogel patch that could be used in the treatment of colorectal tumors after surgery.   Surgery is often the first treatment used in cases of colorectal cancer. However,...
An article by FiercePharma
July 27, 2016 - After making a big bet on the field, GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) continues to post gains in vaccines. In second-quarter results released Wednesday, the British pharma reported that its vax group notched the highest growth of the company...
An Editorial by WHO
July 26, 2016 - The range of abnormalities seen and the likely causal relationship with Zika virus infection suggest the presence of a new congenital syndrome. The Zika virus public health emergency is distinct because of its long-term health...
An article by FiercePharma
July 26, 2016 - One month after luring influential biotech entrepreneur Jörn Aldag to serve as its CEO, Vienna, Austria’s Hookipa Biotech is taking a cytomegalovirus vaccine candidate into a first-in-human trial. Dubbed HB-101, the vaccine will...
An article by FiercePharma
July 25, 2016 - Shortages of vaccines at clinics in China have predictably followed a move to eliminate middlemen from the sales chain over good distribution practice concerns, the Financial Times reports. Earlier this year, the China FDA notified...
An article by FierceLifeSci
July 25, 2016 - While much of the world has moved on to the latest headline-grabbing outbreak in Zika, Merck continues to press on with its Ebola vaccine candidate. On Monday, the New Jersey pharma announced its rVSV-ZEBOV has won the FDA’s...
An article by Le Monde
July 25, 2016 -   C’est le premier cas recensé en Europe: lundi 25 juillet, les responsables de l’hôpital de Barcelone ont annoncé la naissance d’un bébé atteint d’une microcéphalie (développement insuffisant du crâne et du cerveau) due au virus...
An article by FiercePharma
July 25, 2016 - While much of the world has moved on to the latest headline-grabbing outbreak in Zika, Merck continues to press on with its Ebola vaccine candidate. On Monday, the New Jersey pharma announced its rVSV-ZEBOV has won the FDA’s...
A media statement by the CDC
July 25, 2016 - CDC today issued updated guidance and information to prevent Zika virus transmission and health effects: Updated interim guidance for healthcare providers caring for pregnant women with possible exposure to Zika virus; and Updated...
An Editorial by The Lancet
July 23, 2016 - Viral hepatitis—particularly hepatitis B and C—has been regarded as the silent killer for decades. However, with some vital progress now made, 2016 could be a turning point for the global prevention and control of viral hepatitis...
An Article by PAHO/WHO
July 22, 2016 - Washington, 22 July 2016 (PAHO/WHO) — The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has updated its preliminary characterization of Zika Congenital Syndrome, after an international meeting in Pernambuco...
Un artículo de El País
July 21, 2016 - El 86% de los niños de todo el mundo recibió en 2015 las tres dosis necesarias contra la difteria, tétanos y tosferina, según la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y Unicef. El número de menores que no recibe las vacunas...
An article by Science Alert
July 19, 2016 - Health authorities in the US are baffled by a patient in Utah who appears to have contracted Zika virus through what could be a new channel of infection.   Zika virus is usually spread through mosquito bites (from Aedes...
An article by FiercePharma
July 18, 2016 - Indonesia will revaccinate millions of children and is overhauling its drug oversight after authorities uncovered the same kind of syndicate selling fake vaccines as Chinese authorities discovered several months earlier. On Friday...
An article by FiercePharma
July 11, 2016 - Australia will drop the term epidemic in regard to HIV/AIDS, citing fewer new cases in the past two decades and the advent of public awareness, diagnosis and antiretroviral treatments which have drastically changed the lifespan...
by CDC
July 7, 2016 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today will release a detailed account of the agency’s work on the largest, longest outbreak response in the agency’s history: the Ebola epidemic of 2014-2016. The series of...

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