Navigation Links
Sanofi Pasteur Responds to Nation's Need for Hib Vaccine With Increased Supply
Date:6/25/2009

- The CDC Reinstates Booster Dose of Hib Vaccine -

SWIFTWATER, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that the company has been able to increase the supply of its Hib-containing vaccines to enable the return to a full series of vaccinations for U.S. children. Based on the increased supply, on July 1, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will reinstate its recommendation that children receive a booster dose of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine after 12 months of age. The CDC also provided guidance on a phased approach to immunize children whose booster dose was previously deferred at their next regularly scheduled medical visit. The CDC had recommended a temporary deferral of the booster dose of Hib vaccine in 2007 due to supply constraints caused by another manufacturer's withdrawal of Hib vaccine from the market. Since that time, Sanofi Pasteur has been, and continues to be, the sole supplier of Hib vaccine to the U.S. market.

Sanofi Pasteur is able to meet the nation's need for Hib vaccination through the use of its two Hib-containing vaccines: Pentacel(R) (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus and Haemophilus b Conjugate [Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate] Vaccine) and ActHIB(R) (Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine [Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate]).

"Sanofi Pasteur has accelerated production and reallocated excess global supplies so that health-care providers can stop deferring the booster dose and return to protecting children with the full Hib vaccine series," said Wayne Pisano, president and CEO of Sanofi Pasteur. "We are proud that we are able to fulfill this important national need. In recent years, Sanofi Pasteur has supplied appr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Sanofi Pasteur
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related biology technology :

1. Sanofi-aventis Announces Settlement of Average Wholesale Price Civil Suits With the U.S. Department of Justice Relating to Anzemet(R)
2. Sanofi Pasteurs Investigational H5N1 Influenza Vaccine Achieves High Immune Response at low Dosage
3. Maxygen Licenses Dengue Vaccine Technology to sanofi pasteur
4. Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Sanofi-Aventis by the Law Firm of Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP
5. Sanofi Pasteur and Statens Serum Institut Team Up Against Tuberculosis
6. Sanofi-aventis SoloSTAR(R) Insulin Pen for Lantus and Apidra Receives the Prestigious GOOD DESIGN Award
7. Sanofi Pasteur Mounts Emergency Response to Yellow Fever Epidemic in Latin America
8. U.S. Government Accepts $192 Million of sanofi pasteur H5N1 Bulk Vaccine Antigen for Pandemic Stockpile
9. ThalesNano Inc. and sanofi-aventis R&D Collaborate on Continuous Process Chemistry in Order to Dramatically Reduce Drug Realization Time
10. Sanofi Pasteur Shipping First Doses of Influenza Vaccine for the 2008-2009 Season
11. Sanofi Aventis : New Study Results Support the "Basal Plus" Strategy With LANTUS(R) and APIDRA(R) to Improve Blood Sugar Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... Aug. 20, 2014 Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: ... conference call to provide an update on Company ... daylight timeDial-in numbers:(888) 505-4369 (U.S. and Canada) or ... cast: www.neurotropebioscience.com , under "Investor Relations"The teleconference replay ... through September 2, 2014 at (888) 203-1112 (U.S. ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Not long ago, it was more or ... late in the development cycle – even after the ... suggest that, like many things GxP, expectations for early ... multiple drug sponsors have been required by authorities to ... phase I/II. It’s not only clinical trial material containers ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... August 20, 2014 One of ... medicine is an inadequate vascular supply. Nutrient and ... decellularized tissues is critical for successful regeneration and ... to mitigate deficiencies in vascularization and promote angiogenesis ... bioactivity, optimizing scaffold design and architecture, and enhancing ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... DUBLIN , Aug. 19, 2014 Research ... Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) - Global Strategic Business Report" ... the worldwide markets for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) in ... US, Canada , Europe ... Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2012 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Neurotrope To Host Conference Call 2Are Extractable and Leachables going Phase-Appropriate? New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks 2Vascularization in Tissue Engineering Highlighted at 12th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science 2Global Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) - Strategic Business Report 2014 2
... YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- American Oriental Bioengineering, ... "AOBO"), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving health through ... of prescription and over the counter ("OTC") products, announced ... 15, 2010, that its board of directors authorized a ...
... Md., March 21, 2011 United Therapeutics Corporation ... enrollment in its FREEDOM-C(2) registration trial was completed ... a 16-week, multi-center, international, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study ... diethanolamine (UT-15C) in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients ...
... Recent events in Japan have caused the world to ... be a cause for concern – especially if radiation ... proliferating cells of the body. Cells of the hematopoietic ... two such cell types. Damage to these cells initiates ...
Cached Biology Technology:American Oriental Bioengineering Announces US$20 Million Share Repurchase Program 2United Therapeutics Corporation Completes Enrollment of FREEDOM-C(2) Trial 2Existing Radiation Countermeasures Inadequate! Development of Rx100 Promises Change! 2Existing Radiation Countermeasures Inadequate! Development of Rx100 Promises Change! 3
(Date:8/20/2014)... Bay Area Lyme Foundation, which aims to make Lyme ... new research published in an upcoming issue of the ... . The findings show that ticks that carry ... year, making the threat of Lyme disease year-round. The ... Public Health (CDPH) Vector-borne Disease Section and University of ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... suffered concussions ready to return to action? A new ... athletes who head back on the field with medical ... their abilities to simultaneously walk and do simple mental ... their balance and/or altered walking speed, was found in ... returned to activity in less than a month. Seven ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... During the past few years, Virginia Tech,s Wu Feng ... Microsoft grant from the "Computing in the Cloud" program, ... a $6 million award from the Air Force on ... from NSF and the National Institutes of Health on ... wove together the "parallel computing" aspects from each grant, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Lyme disease risk is year-round in Northwest California, according to new study 2Lyme disease risk is year-round in Northwest California, according to new study 3Recovery reversal seen in Oregon study of returning concussed athletes 2Recovery reversal seen in Oregon study of returning concussed athletes 3The internet was delivered to the masses; parallel computing is not far behind 2The internet was delivered to the masses; parallel computing is not far behind 3The internet was delivered to the masses; parallel computing is not far behind 4
... Even healthy pregnant women can be at risk for ... Reserve University began to understand which bacteria from the 700 ... health problem of preterm and stillbirths. Yiping Han ... Dental Medicine led the study, which found several new bacteria ...
... laboratories, two Dartmouth biologists have performed one of the largest ... population. Their results, published online on May 9 by the ... more important than predation by birds and snakes when it ... Tennyson wrote that nature is ,red in tooth and claw, ...
... May 7, 2010 In findings that advance scientists, ... from The Scripps Research Institute has shed light on a ... other lysosomal storage diseases. The findings were published in ... Biology on May 9, 2010. "This study is ...
Cached Biology News:Even healthy pregnant women need to worry about oral bacteria 2Researchers use entire islands in the Bahamas to test survival of the fittest 2Scripps research scientists shed light on potential treatment for Gaucher's disease 2Scripps research scientists shed light on potential treatment for Gaucher's disease 3Scripps research scientists shed light on potential treatment for Gaucher's disease 4
... The Yeast Whole Genome ChIP-on-chip Microarray ... of yeast (S. cerevisiae) DNA binding ... with Agilent DNA microarrays. This set ... data with greater true binding events ...
... DTT White solid. ... Purity: ≥99% by titration. ... Absorbance: (100 mM, 280 nm):≤0.05. ... or H 2 O. RTECS ...
... pombe Whole Genome ChIP-on-chip Microarray is ... yeast (S. pombe) DNA binding proteins ... Agilent DNA microarrays. This set delivers ... with greater true binding events and ...
... The recent sequencing of Salmonella genomes ... enterica Typhimurium ORFmer PCR* primer pairs. The ... of a single chromosome (4,857,432 bp; 4,440 ... 107 ORFs). These ORFmers from Sigma-Genosys have ...
Biology Products: