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FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season

... doses of its trivalent (three-strain) nasal spray flu vaccine will be available for the 2009-2010 ... and American Academy of Pediatrics advise that flu vaccine be administered every year as soon as it ... year, the country will be better prepared for the flu season ahead." FluMist is available in ...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

... the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus (the "pandemic flu virus"), a strain of influenza A virus initially referred to as the swine flu virus. The Influenza A H1N1 (2009) Real ... test to qualitatively detect RNA of the pandemic flu virus in a patient's nasal or nasopharyngeal ...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

... seem that serious and, look what happened to bird flu - it disappeared. Wrong - on both counts! In ... East, we already have a potent reservoir of bird flu just waiting to "meet" the swine flu. Once one person infected with a combined bird/swine flu virus gets on a plane, there will be no way to ...

Spanish Government Selects Novavax's VLP Technology for Comprehensive Flu Vaccine Solution in Spain

... groups to develop pandemic and seasonal flu vaccines and establish its only in-border ... is being launched to develop safe and effective flu vaccines to serve the entire population of Spain. ... portable VLP vaccine technology to commercialize flu vaccines in Spain and Portugal, and non-exclusive ...

CEL-SCI Files Patent Application to Support Company's Treatment for More Virulent Strain of H1N1 Swine and Other Influenza Viruses

... viruses. Some experts believe that by the next flu season the swine flu virus will have evolved and/or combined with ... That is what happened in the case of the Spanish flu pandemic. CEL-SCI's efforts to fight this virus ...

SANYO Donates Air Purification Systems Effective Against Flu Viruses to New York Airports and Schools

... Some Recipients have recently faced H1N1 flu Outbreaks JAMAICA, N.Y., May 26 /PRNewswire/ ... in Queens, NY, where recent outbreaks of H1N1 flu have caused several school closings. In addition, ... of influenza strains, including Avian or bird flu and the seasonal flu. In addition, electrolyzed ...

CEL-SCI Developing Immune-Based Treatment Against Swine and Other H1N1 Flu Viruses Using Proprietary L.E.A.P.S. Technology

... an immune-based treatment for the "swine flu and related H1N1" flu viruses, utilizing its proprietary L.E.A.P.S.(TM) ... for people infected with the swine and H1N1 flu viruses. CEL-SCI has already commenced ...

Vaxart Begins Animal Testing of H1N1 Flu Vaccine Candidate

... H1N1 vaccine to its successful avian flu vaccine as a first step towards potential human ... vaccine could provide an important tool for swine flu pandemic preparation, because of the speed with ... president of research. Currently, pandemic flu vaccines are prepared by a slow and inefficient ...

AutoGenomics New RVP Assay Addresses Current Challenge to Detect Flu A - Swine H1N1

... panel assay to test for the presence of the new flu A - Swine H1N1 virus. "The assay for research use ... detected the presence of both the circulating flu A strains and the new flu A - H1N1 strain," said Dr. Corbeil. He further ...

BIO Visitors Bring Viral Preparedness to Atlanta

... the crowded trade-show floor during this belated flu season. The giveaway, which includes some ... manufacturers in the world that make antiviral flu treatments. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control ... is effective against the 2009 strain of A (H1N1) flu virus, often called swine flu. Relenza is ...

Novavax Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... strain protected against both the Spanish flu and a highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza ... in healthy adults with our trivalent seasonal flu vaccine candidate; Preclinical results of ... Phase II clinical study of our trivalent seasonal flu vaccine in older adults. 2009 ...

First H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine, Replikins-Based, Is Ready Now for Testing Worldwide

... regions ever seen, except for those from the 1918 flu pandemic which killed tens of millions of people. ... both these influenza strains, Replikins H5N1 Bird flu Vaccine(TM) and Replikins H1N1 Swine flu Vaccine(TM), as well as a Replikins PanFlu ...

H1N1 Influenza "Swine Flu" Peptide Vaccine Now Available For Testing Worldwide

... that it has produced a synthetic H1N1 swine flu vaccine, Replikins PanFlu™, which is ready ... that it has produced a synthetic H1N1 swine flu vaccine, Replikins PanFlu™, which is ready ... regions ever seen, except for those from the 1918 flu pandemic which killed tens of millions of people. ...

Biotech Drops on Weaker First Quarter Drug Sales, But Broader Markets Remain on a Roll

... by a World Health Organization warning that a flu pandemic was imminent. The strain of flu that's causing concern appears to be a mix of flu viruses derived from pigs, birds, and humans. ...

Sinovac Initiates Preparatory Activities for Swine Flu Vaccine

... authorities, Sinovac expects to receive the swine flu virus strain in the near future, enabling the ... also be leveraged in the development of a Swine flu vaccine. In April 2008, Sinovac received SFDA ... influenza vaccine for adults, however, the new flu virus has infected many children this time. In ...

MMR Offers Free Surgical Masks to Call Attention to Importance of Personal Health Records in Preparing for Possible Swine Flu Pandemic

... with and prepare for the possibility of a Swine flu Pandemic. In the last two days, the United ... raised its pandemic alert level as cases of the flu spread to multiple countries. "The threat of a Swine flu pandemic serves as a timely and urgent reminder ...

CEL-SCI's L.E.A.P.S. Technology Shows Potential to Treat Swine Influenza in Preclinical Studies

... disease as it appears that, unlike the normal flu which affects the very young and very old most severely, swine flu may be more like the avian flu which hits people in their prime more severely. ...

Flu vaccine given in microneedle skin patches proves effective in mice

... flu vaccine delivered through skin patches containing ... influenza in mice as intramuscular, hypodermic flu immunization. A team of researchers at Emory ... new microneedle skin patch method of delivering flu vaccine could improve overall seasonal ...

NOVAVAX Announces Publication of a Preclinical Study Demonstrating that a Virus-like Particle Vaccine Provided Protection Against Highly Pathogenic H1N1 and H5N1 Influenza Strains

... Protected Mice and Ferrets Against the Spanish flu and Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Bird flu ROCKVILLE, Md., April 14 ... strain protected against both the Spanish flu and a highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza ...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results with Financial Tables

... China's residents if an outbreak of human bird flu should occur. In March, we received GMP ... profile of Anflu are equivalent to the imported flu vaccines used as control vaccines in the trial ... China's residents if an outbreak of human bird flu should occur. The production of the H5N1 vaccine ...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

... China's residents if an outbreak of human bird flu should occur. In March, we received GMP ... profile of Anflu are equivalent to the imported flu vaccines used as control vaccines in the trial ... China's residents if an outbreak of human bird flu should occur. The production of the H5N1 vaccine ...

Confirmation of Bogoch Replikins Influenza Patents by Harvard-CDC and Scripps-Crucell Data

... they named Replikins, which are shared across flu strains, conserved over time, associated with the ... outbreaks, and are the basis of broad spectrum flu vaccines. The Replikins sequences, as specified ... between strains of influenza, making general flu vaccines possible for the first time. The ...

DaVita Launches 'Flu Fighter Program' in Support of National Influenza Week

... failure and disease (CKD), continues to push the flu Fighters initiative which takes place during the ... vaccination, as well as foster greater use of flu vaccine in December, January, and beyond. ... care and put our patients first." The flu vaccinations are available at no cost to all ...

MultiVu Video Feed: New Rapid Test to Diagnose Flu May Help With Upcoming Flu Season

... 3M(TM) Rapid Detection flu A+B Test Differentiates flu Strains A & B In 15 Minutes Each year up to 20 ... becomes ill with "the flu." Misdiagnosis of the flu is common as some bacterial infections present ...

Vaxart Demonstrates Efficacy of Oral Avian Flu Vaccine in Preclinical Studies

... preclinical studies of the company's oral avian flu vaccine. Sean Tucker, PhD, Vaxart founder and ... models demonstrating that an orally administered flu vaccine was protective against lethal exposure to ... conference in Porto, Portugal. Delivery of flu vaccine via a capsule rather than an injection ...

Research Shows How AHCC(R) May Help Fight Flu and Other Infectious Agents

... use of AHCC for immune enhancement during cold & flu season PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ... including the viruses that cause seasonal flu and bird flu, suggest that AHCC can stimulate the ... as a beneficial vaccine adjuvant for the flu shot. What is AHCC (Active Hexose Correlated ...

Sinovac Launches Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Anflu(R) for 2008-2009 Flu Season

... a seasonal influenza vaccine, for 2008-2009 flu Season. Developed and manufactured by Sinovac, ... the production of Anflu(R) for the annual flu season based on its 2008-2009 production ... health implications of receiving the seasonal flu vaccine, the target population and the ...

GlaxoSmithKline Offers New Purchasing Options to Help Employers Overcome Barriers to Pandemic Stockpiling of Relenza(R)

... About Avian and Pandemic Flu Pandemic flu is a type of influenza. Influenza pandemics have ... 1957-58, and 1968-69. H5N1 is a subtype of avian flu that some experts believe could lead to a global pandemic. GSK has been working on a pandemic flu vaccine since 1998, long ...

GSK Begins Shipments of Fluarix(R) and FluLaval(R) to U.S. Customers for 2008-2009 Influenza Season

... for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), annual flu vaccination is the most effective method for ... of age, women who will be pregnant during the flu season and anyone with chronic health conditions, ... than 40 percent of the U.S. population received a flu vaccination during 2007-2008. The beginning, ...

Roche Introduces Program to Facilitate Corporate Pandemic Stockpiling of Tamiflu(R)

... a pandemic begins." "Experience with seasonal flu has shown that antiviral drugs are an important ... of weapons that could be used to help contain a flu pandemic," said Health and Human Services Deputy ... McGuire. "Once an outbreak occurs or a pandemic flu starts spreading, it will be impossible to meet ...

MIT explains spread of 1918 flu

... explained why two mutations in the H1N1 avian flu virus were critical for viral transmission in ... colleagues reported in Nature Biotechnology that flu viruses can only bind to human respiratory cells ... To infect humans the MIT team found that avian flu viruses must gain the ability to bind to the ...

Carrington Subsidiary DelSite Starts Making Test Batches of First Bird Flu Vaccine Offering Needle-free Self-Administration

... Later This Year - Only Nasal Powder Bird flu Vaccine Under Development - ... of DelSite's nasal powder bird flu (H5N1) vaccine. The nasal powder bird flu vaccine is scheduled to begin testing in a Phase ...

DelSite Nasal Powder Technology Could Reduce Recently Reported Waste in Federal Vaccine Program

... of FluMist(R), the only currently approved nasal flu vaccine, expects higher US sales this flu season due to a switch from frozen to ... human clinical trials for effectiveness against flu early next year, is based on a chemically and ...

Novavax Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... from the Phase II trial in healthy adults with our trivalent seasonal flu vaccine candidate; Initiate a Phase II clinical study of our trivalent seasonal flu vaccine in older adults; Continue development of our pandemic H1N1 ...

Next Safety Releases Advanced Respirator for Infectious Diseases

... sale to the public respirator products the company developed for the bird flu influenza A subtype H5N1. The respirators were originally developed for the bird flu (H5N1), which never became contagious. The Next Safety respirators are now ...

Medicago's H1N1 pandemic vaccine candidate shows positive response in 100% of vaccinated animals after a single dose

... makers currently developing vaccine candidates for the pandemic swine flu using egg-based and cell culture technologies have advised the WHO that ... is approximately 25-50% of that vaccine makers typically get for seasonal flu vaccine production. The WHO recently made a new set of seed strains using ...

Novavax Announces Repayment of $5 Million of Convertible Debt

... opportunities ahead including continued development of our seasonal flu and H1N1 pandemic flu vaccines as well as the realization of our technology in Spain and India ...

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Launches Joint Venture With Novavax in India

... The Company is currently conducting Phase 2 clinical studies of a seasonal flu vaccine and recently announced a research agreement with the National ... H1N1 influenza strain. The company also plans to initiate a seasonal flu vaccine study in elderly subjects later this year. Additional information ...

High-Tech 'Smart' Face Mask Helps Hong Kong Families Combat Swine Flu

... protection for ordinary people and their children during this year's swine flu crisis." (Photo: ... to 50 times the amount contained in a normal sneeze. (The H1N1 swine flu is a strain of the Influenza A virus.) More than 99.9% of the viruses were ...

Preclinical Proof-of-Concept Studies Published for Novavax Seasonal Influenza Virus-Like-Particle Vaccine

... level of antibody has been shown to be important for protection against flu in human studies of influenza vaccines. In addition, approximately 50% of ... robust HAI responses among subjects in the clinical trial of our seasonal flu vaccine, which we announced last December, including responses against ...
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