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USAID Cooperates in Pandemic Preparedness Initiative

... emphasized by outbreaks of swine flu and H5N1 avian influenza, the likelihood that an emerging ... USAID has committed $543 million through its avian and pandemic influenza program to support ... nearly 100 countries. For more on USAID's avian and pandemic influenza program, please visit ...

USAID Provides $5M in Emergency Support as Swine Flu Spreads

... of certain animal diseases, like swine flu and avian influenza, is critical to limiting the threat of ... sets of personal protective equipment from its avian and pandemic influenza stockpile to support ... committed $543 million to support pandemic its avian and Pandemic Influenza prevention and ...

Novavax Presents Favorable Results from Phase I/IIa Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Program at World Health Organization Conference

... is directed against the H5N1 A/Indonesia/05/2005 avian influenza strain. This strain of avian influenza emerged in humans in Indonesia in 2005 ... "Cumulative Number of Confirmed Human Cases of avian Influenza A/(H5N1) Reported to WHO." ...

NOVAVAX Featured at Clinton Global Initiative 2008 Annual Meeting

... deployed vaccine solution for avian and seasonal flu ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 29 ... affordable methods of producing an H5N1 avian influenza vaccine and a seasonal influenza ... a live influenza virus, a matched vaccine for avian or seasonal influenza can be manufactured within ...

Novavax Announces Favorable Results from Phase I/IIa Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Program

... is directed against the H5N1 A/Indonesia/05/2005 avian influenza strain. avian influenza emerged in humans in Indonesia in 2005 ... "Cumulative Number of Confirmed Human Cases of avian Influenza A/(H5N1) Reported to WHO." ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Receives USDA Licensure of the BinaxNOW(R) Avian Influenza Virus Type A Antigen Test Kit

... has now obtained USDA clearance for testing in avian species. Inverness is the only manufacturer to ... action plans. Worldwide, many strains of avian influenza virus (AIV) can cause varying degrees ... from flock to flock. The prominent subtypes of avian influenza viruses include H5 and H7. The BinaxNOW ...

The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Study Investigating the Safety and Efficacy of Baxter's Cell-Based Pandemic, Avian Flu Vaccine

... (NEJM) of data demonstrating Baxter's candidate avian influenza (H5N1) vaccine, CELVAPAN, met Phase ... for CELVAPAN, the first cell culture-derived avian influenza vaccine to undergo clinical evaluation. ... cells from animals. Baxter's candidate avian flu vaccine is derived from the H5N1 ...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

... from smoking to bio-terrorism to the spread of avian influenza (H5N1) on poultry farms. "This is an ... Vaccine to Protect Poultry and People from Deadly avian Influenza Researchers from the University of ... DNA vaccine against highly contagious and deadly avian influenza (influenza A/H5N1) in poultry. During ...

Synbiotics Corporation Announces Human Submission for FluDetect(R)

... (FDA) for the use of its FluDetect(R) avian Influenza Virus rapid test strip in humans. This ... only USDA approved rapid point of care test for avian influenza in the veterinary field. FluDetect(R) ... outstanding field performance of FluDetect(R) in avian influenza has encouraged us to seek human use," ...

BioCryst Updates Peramivir Clinical Development Plan

... with seriously compromised immune systems. avian influenza A viruses of H5N1 subtype are ... that all species of birds are susceptible to avian influenza, but domestic poultry, including ... at least 331 people have been infected with H5N1 avian influenza, of which at least 200 have died. ...

Novavax Announces Favorable Interim Results from Human Clinical Trial for Its Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Program

... against difficult viral targets, such as the H5N1 avian influenza strain." In the initial stage of this ... antibody against the H5N1 A/Indonesia/05/2005 avian flu strain after the second vaccination. ... HA, NA, and M1 from the H5N1 A/Indonesia/05/2005 avian influenza virus. The VLPs lack viral genetic ...

Vical Begins Phase 1 Trial of DNA Vaccine Against H5N1 Pandemic Influenza

... candidate; whether H5N1 or other strains of avian influenza will emerge as pandemic threats; ... humans against H5N1 or other strains of avian influenza; whether development of an avian influenza vaccine would lead to development of ...

Study Confirms Limited Human-To-Human Spread of Avian-Flu Virus in Indonesia in 2006

... Cancer Research Center confirm that the avian influenza A (H5N1) virus in 2006 spread between a ... not be so lucky," he said. Should a strain of avian flu acquire the ability to cause ... any infectious-disease spread, not just the avian flu," Sugimoto said. If a smoldering disease ...

Novavax Reports Positive Preclinical Results for a Novel, Broadly Cross-Protective H5N1 Pandemic Influenza Virus-like Particle (VLP) Vaccine Candidate

... to provide broad protection against several clades (or strains) of H5N1 avian influenza. In simple terms, the HA surface protein of this new VLP was ... H5N1 virus that are circulating broadly," said Dr. Honglin Chen. H5N1 avian influenza viruses emerged in humans in Hong Kong in 1997 and have been ...

Study Shows EUFLEXXA(R) Patients Report Significant Improvements in Osteoarthritis of the Knee Pain over a Six Month Period

... HA product available today. In addition, since it is not derived from an avian source (chicken or rooster combs), the risk of reactions related to avian proteins is eliminated.(2-7) EUFLEXXA received PMA approval from the ....

ImmunoVaccine Technologies' DepoVax(TM) Shows Positive Results for Cancer and Infectious Diseases

... formulation, and once or twice with a control alum-based vaccine for avian influenza. At all time points tested, as early as 18 days and for at least ... The vaccine induced quick and strong specific immunity against the avian influenza antigen. In the longer term, the antibody responses generated ...

Sanofi Pasteur to Donate 60 Million Doses of H5N1 Vaccine to WHO Over 3 Years for its Influenza Vaccine Global Stockpile

... Administration (FDA) licensed sanofi pasteur's H5N1 vaccine, the first avian influenza vaccine for humans in the U.S. Sanofi Pasteur recently ... to the World Health Organization (WHO), there have been 383 cases of avian influenza transmitted to humans since 2003, with 241 resulting in death. ...

Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation

... emerged in Southeast Asia, as lethal infections of poultry and humans with avian influenza virus continue. The current virus is now endemic in bird ... Furthermore, the World Health Organization reports that the number of avian flu cases in humans has reached more than 370 cases in 14 countries. In ...

Cost-Effectiveness Study Supports Use of EUFLEXXA(TM) by Rheumatologists for Pain Relief in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

... HA product available today. In addition, since it is not derived from an avian source (chicken or rooster combs), the risk of reactions related to avian proteins is eliminated.(3-8) EUFLEXXA(TM) received PMA approval from the ...

Aethlon Medical to Present at the 2009 RedChip Small-Cap Investor Conference on June 16, 2009

... bioterror and pandemic threats. These include: Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF), H5N1 avian influenza (Bird Flu), the reconstructed 1918 influenza virus (r1918), West Nile virus (WNV), and Vaccinia and Monkeypox (MPV), which both serve as ...

EPSScentral Responds to Pandemic Alert

... with pandemic content experts and technology partners, developed a package to address pandemic planning needs. Commencing with the SARS and avian Flu crises over the past two years, EPSScentral developed the solution as a component of its process improvement and standard operating procedures ...

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

... the hardest hit countries," says Dr. LaForce. "It will reduce the risk of epidemics that currently kill thousands of people." Improvements to avian Influenza Vaccine Researchers from sanofi pasteur will present findings that indicate the company's bird-flu vaccine, licensed by the U.S. Food ...

Nation's Laboratory Response Network Marks First Decade of Protecting Public Health

... laboratory network proved its worth." In subsequent years, the LRN's portfolio expanded in response to outbreaks of SARS, monkey pox and avian influenza. Its productivity level was high. In one twelve-month period during 2006, over 5,000 tests for unknown substances were performed by state ...

Jennerex Treats First Patients in Phase 2 JX-594 Trial for Liver Cancer

... vaccines and therapeutic proteins. Green Cross will become the only seasonal influenza vaccine manufacturer in South Korea and also is developing avian influenza vaccine. In its vaccine business, Green Cross has successfully developed one of the earliest vaccines against Hepatitis B (Hepavax), the ...

USD 12.5 m Funding for the Development of Intercell's Vaccine Patch System for Pandemic Influenza From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

... than 40 countries and causing the deaths of hundreds of millions of birds. Furthermore, the World Health Organization reports that the number of avian flu cases in humans has reached more than 370 cases in 14 countries. Development of Pandemic Influenza Vaccines Intercell believes ...

Symposium Highlights Yale Study Indicating Role of AHCC(R) for Immune System Enhancement and as a Promising Cancer Preventative

... paper gave an overview of the research studies -- published in peer-reviewed journals -- on the positive effect of AHCC on the influenza virus, the avian "bird flu" virus (H5N1), the West Nile virus, the Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), the Klebsiella pnuemoniae and the Candida ...

Quigley Anti-Viral Compound QR448(a) Successfully Prevents Transmission of Infectious Bronchitis in Chickens

... compared to the colony that was not treated with QR448(a). -- Serology, necropsy and clinical observations confirmed that other avian pathogens and or immune-suppression had not influenced the results and were consistent with exposure to a non-pathogenic vaccine virus. ...

HIV Prevention Expert Dr. Timothy Mastro Speaks on Future of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis at International AIDS Conference

... most pressing public health needs of the developing world - HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment; reproductive health; malaria; tuberculosis; and avian influenza as well as other chronic and infectious diseases. FHI's work is made possible by close relationships with funding partners, host-country ...

Jennerex Publishes Clinical Trial Data With Lead Product JX-594 Demonstrating Efficacy Against Liver Cancer and Associated Hepatitis B Virus

... vaccines and therapeutic proteins. Green Cross will become the only seasonal influenza vaccine manufacturer in South Korea and also is developing avian influenza vaccine. In its vaccine business, Green Cross has successfully developed one of the earliest vaccines against Hepatitis B (Hepavax), the ...

Jennerex Publishes Promising Results from Cancer Clinical Trial of JX-594 in Lancet Oncology

... vaccines and therapeutic proteins. Green Cross will become the only seasonal influenza vaccine manufacturer in South Korea and also is developing avian influenza vaccine. In its vaccine business, Green Cross has successfully developed one of the earliest vaccines against Hepatitis B (Hepavax), the ...

Quigley Announces Successful Poultry Study of Chickens With Infectious Bronchitis; Plans to Approach the Poultry Industry for Potential Commercialization

... to date on QR448(a): -- The formulation was initially identified as QR441(a) and for its anti-viral activity against Highly Pathogenic avian Influenza H5N1. -- In-vitro anti-viral activity was shown against IBV at maximum effective non-toxic concentrations of QR448(a). -- In ...

ANX-201 Demonstrates a Unique Resistance Profile in Preclinical Tests

... benefits of combination therapy. In other preclinical studies, ANX-201 has shown broad-spectrum antiviral activity against HIV-1, HIV-2, human and avian influenza viruses, and herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2). About ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals is a ...

Novavax Reports Fourth Quarter and 2007 Year-End Financial Results

... quarter of 2008. The initial results from our pandemic influenza study bode well for our seasonal program, because immunogenicity of the avian H5N1 antigens is not as robust as seasonal flu due to the fact that the H5N1 is not a human virus. -- Announced two additional new vaccine ...

ADVENTRX to Present ANX-201 Preclinical Data at Keystone Symposia HIV Pathogenesis Conference

... benefits of combination therapy. In other preclinical studies, ANX-201 has shown broad-spectrum antiviral activity against HIV-1, HIV-2, human and avian influenza viruses, and herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2). About ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals is a ...

Juvaris BioTherapeutics Announces Cooperative Research and Development Agreement With The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

... the limited supply of H5N1 vaccines in the event of a pandemic. In preparation for the possibility of an influenza pandemic caused by an H5N1 avian influenza virus that has obtained the ability to be easily transmitted from person to person, several strains of H5N1 viruses have been used to ...

GE Healthcare and Novavax Establish Collaboration To Develop and Market Pandemic Influenza Solution

... Health planners around the world are looking to increase manufacturing capacity and vaccine stockpiles to counter the threat of a global avian flu pandemic: the global demand for pandemic influenza vaccine has been reported as possibly approaching 13 billion doses, with current ...

Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on CEL-SCI Corporation

... is poised for trials as a potential adjuvant to boost vaccine immunogenicity for viral encephalitis, herpes simplex, malaria, hepatitis B, and the avian flu. About Crystal Research Associates, LLC Crystal Research Associates, LLC is an independent research firm that provides institutional-quality, ...

CEL-SCI to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 9th Annual Healthcare Conference

... stage, have shown protection against a number of diseases in animal tests and are being tested against diseases associated with bio-defense and avian flu. ...

The Quigley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results, Increases Investment in Pharmaceutical R&D for Diabetic Neuropathy

... Ethical Pharmaceutical subsidiary, by developing natural-source potential prescription products for Systemic Radiation, Rheumatoid Arthritis, avian Flu in animals and particularly, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy. During the third quarter of 2007, a human safety study was undertaken to ...

Jennerex Presents Clinical Data From JX-594 Demonstrating Tumor Efficacy Against Advanced Liver Cancers

... vaccines and therapeutic proteins. Green Cross will become the only seasonal influenza vaccine manufacturer in South Korea and also is developing avian influenza vaccine. In its vaccine business, Green Cross has successfully developed one of the earliest vaccines against Hepatitis B (Hepavax), the ...
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