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NOVAVAX Achieves Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Production Milestone

... study in the elderly population with our Seasonal flu vaccine." "The accomplishments announced ... in Phase II trials with a VLP based seasonal flu vaccine candidate. The Company plans to initiate a Phase II study with its Seasonal flu vaccine candidate in the elderly population ...

Hand Washing with 4% CHG Antiseptic Kills Flu Viruses

... is effective against a strain of H1N1 Swine flu NORCROSS, Ga., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Hand ... way to stop the spread of the H1N1 Swine flu Virus. Hibiclens Antiseptic/Antimicrobial ... effective against a variation of the A H1N1 Swine flu Virus, when used according to package ...

CEL SCI Collaborators Demonstrate Novel L.E.A.P.S. Vaccines Immunize Mice Against Tuberculosis Antigens and Suggest Potential to Treat Swine and Other Influenzas

... vaccines for infectious diseases such as pandemic flu and cancer. The cytokine IL-12 is the first step ... to develop an effective treatment for swine flu and other H1N1 flu viruses." L.E.A.P.S. technology is a novel ...

New Study Shows Probiotic Strain Effective in Boosting Immune Response to Flu Virus

... increases the body's immune response to the flu virus(1). Study data showed significant ... encouraging given the threats in recent years of flu pandemics, many of which are variants of ... influenza A, has generated much attention to the flu due to the current threat of a pandemic, but ...

American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

... -- As the confirmed number of H1N1 flu (Swine Flu) cases grows in the United States, ... illnesses ranging from the common cold to H1N1 flu (Swine Flu). "The American Lung Association ... of defense." It is important to be aware of flu symptoms so that precautionary measures can be ...

Arrayit to Mass Produce Rapid H1N1 Swine Flu Test Chip

... diagnostic test to detect the H1N1 swine flu virus. The Arrayit test will allow ... care organizations worldwide. The 2009 swine flu outbreak has raised concerns at the CDC and the ... outbreak poses a pandemic risk because the H1N1 flu virus contains genetic elements from both the ...

Doctors Urge Precaution to Shield Against Swine Flu

... stop the new strain of potentially deadly swine flu spreading quickly across the globe, medical ... strains that antibodies produced by previous flu illnesses, and stored in the immune system's ... and significantly reduced the severity of flu infection while helping to clear the influenza ...

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

... -- As concerns over the spread of swine flu grow, the U.S. Agency for International ... at helping to control the transmission of swine flu in Mexico, through advanced disease surveillance ... communities and healthcare facilities about swine flu and how to limit risks for disease transmission. ...

The Villa Group Informs on Mexico Travel Plans in Wake of Swine Flu Outbreak

... Group is closely monitoring the recent swine flu outbreak in Mexico and has taken all appropriate ... Obama said Monday the threat of spreading swine flu infections was a concern but "not a cause for ... . For the latest information on the Swine flu outbreak, please consult the State Department's ...

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

... with a different strain of the bird flu virus than the strain from which the vaccine was ... adjuvant vaccine, aimed at the lethal H5NI bird flu virus, is to begin by the end of 2009. Once ... local school districts to boost the uptake of flu vaccine by school-age children. When the vaccine ...

Children's Hospital Receives $6.7 Million Grant From Gates Foundation to Study Influenza Vaccine in Pregnant Women in Asia

... & Melinda Gates Foundation to help prevent flu in pregnant women and their infants in rural ... evaluate the safety and effectiveness of maternal flu vaccination in areas with limited medical ... will help us demonstrate the full effect of the flu vaccination in low-resource areas." ...

Video: New Survey Finds Mothers See Influenza as a Serious Health Threat, but Often Don't Get Their Families Vaccinated

... parents and even our babysitter should get the flu shot, too," said Yamaguchi. "As a mother, I take ... or visit www.facesofinfluenza.org to find a flu clinic in their area. The influenza season ... American Lung Association flu Clinic Locator Now Available Online The ...

Video: Novartis Vaccines and PTA Battle Flu: Public Health Vaccination Initiative Urges Families 'Let's Fight Flu Together!'

... in school and parents at work - "Let's Fight flu Together!" initiative supports CDC's new ... with PTA (Parent Teacher Association) and flu Busters, an on-site vaccinations provider, for a ... vaccination campaign called "Let's Fight flu Together!" To view the Multimedia News Release, ...

Survey Shows Parents' Best Intentions Out of Step with Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids from Flu

... flu Vaccination Awareness Campaign Addresses ... very likely to have their child vaccinated next flu season even after learning about expanded public ... six months to 18 years of age receive an annual flu vaccine.(1,2) (Photo: ...

Starting Flu Vaccination in August Could Help Protect Nearly 11 Million More Children During Scheduled Doctors' Visits

... goal to vaccinate more children against the flu each year," said John Trizzino, vice president, ... 31. The analysis found that by extending the flu vaccination season into August, an additional 6.6 ... children would have an opportunity to get a flu vaccine during an already-existing provider visit ...

Novavax Reports Positive Results from Preclinical Studies of its VLP-based Trivalent Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Candidate

... the dose-ranging study of our H5N1 pandemic flu vaccine is enrolling as projected based on the ... development for both the pandemic and seasonal flu vaccine programs by the second half of ... for head-to-head human studies against a marketed flu vaccine beginning in the fourth quarter of 2008. ...

PA Department of Health Reports Rise in Flu Activity; Reminds Public of Need for Flu Shot

... -- Following a sharp rise in reported flu cases, state Health Secretary Dr. Calvin B. ... respiratory influenza. The number of flu cases in Pennsylvania rose dramatically in ... not match about 60 percent of the lab-confirmed flu cases reported nationwide. Despite this, the ...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings January Tip Sheet

... the safety and effectiveness of nasal spray flu vaccine. Mayo Researchers Examine the Effect ... especially in children and older adults. The flu vaccine -- available as an injection or a nasal ... since 2003, the nasal spray form of the flu vaccine, known as Flu Mist, has not gained ...

Kmart Lowers Flu Shot Price to $10

... Kmart Pharmacy today announced a reduction of its flu shot price to $10. "People need to remember that flu season is in full swing, and it can strike at any ... RPh, vice president of Kmart Pharmacy. "While the flu season has not been as severe as some recent ...

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

... against the H5N1 A/Indonesia/05/2005 avian flu strain after the second vaccination. Sixty- three ... vaccine as part of our contribution to pandemic flu preparedness planning. Novavax has the potential ... protect against H5N1 pandemic influenza, seasonal flu and other viral diseases. Novavax's particulate ...

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

... facility could allow manufacturing of pandemic flu vaccine to commence within 12 weeks of the strain ... Sciences. Novavax's VLP-based H5N1 pandemic flu vaccine is currently in Phase I/IIa clinical ... against H5N1 pandemic influenza, seasonal flu and other viral diseases. Novavax's particulate ...

Concentra Medical Centers Gears Up for Flu Season to Keep Area Workforce Healthy

... Midwest Hit with flu Bug CHICAGO, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentra ... in the Chicago area, has geared up for the flu season with thousands of flu vaccines to serve the area's workforce. Concentra ...

Health Experts and Families Encourage Annual Childhood Flu Vaccination to Reduce Flu-Related Illnesses and Deaths in Children

... Families Fighting flu and CDC Partner to Declare November 27 "National Children's flu Vaccination Day" More Than 20,000 Children ... single best means of protecting children from the flu and preventing the spread of influenza, which can ...

Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition Encourages Vaccination Throughout the Influenza Season

... Control and Prevention (CDC), Families Fighting flu Declare November 27 National Children's flu Vaccination Day BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 27 ... today, November 27, as the first ever "Children's flu Vaccination Day." The National Foundation for ...

Nationwide Survey Reports that Mothers View Cleaning Homes and Toys as Essential to Preventing Colds & Flu

... awareness of how germs that cause colds and flu are spread. It then assessed their views as to ... exposure to those germs that can cause colds and flu and are taking steps to minimize that threat and ... primarily mothers, view the risk of colds and flu and the steps they can take to minimize ...

State, Federal Officials Remind Health Care Workers, Other at-Risk Individuals to Get Annual Flu Shot

... than half of health care workers get an annual flu shot, prompting a reminder today from the ... there is no reason for anyone to skip getting a flu shot," said Joanne Grossi, deputy secretary for ... delays posed problems for some people seeking flu shots. That is not the case this year, as vaccine ...

Novavax Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Progress with Vaccine Development Programs

... development activities, particularly with our two flu vaccine programs. With the initiation of human ... in July. -- Advanced our trivalent seasonal flu vaccine program into preclinical studies. ... Pre-clinical results for our trivalent seasonal flu VLP vaccine candidate. -- Completion of ...

Actress and Mother Jennifer Garner Kicks Off American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Awareness Campaign, Encouraging Families to Get Vaccinated Against Influenza

... of immunization. American Lung Association flu Clinic Locator Now Available Online The American Lung Association continues to offer its online flu Clinic Locator as a public service. By typing in ... sign up to receive seasonal influenza news. The flu Clinic Locator will remain active as long as ...

This Thanksgiving Give the Gift of Good Health - Remind Family and Friends to Get a Flu Shot.

... will provide the address, date, and times for flu shots at local clinics. The Web site also provides the latest news on influenza and links to other flu resources. For those who prefer to find a ... are the single most effective way to prevent flu and strongly encourages high-risk individuals to ...

Despite Serious Health Risks, One in Three Adults with Heart Disease Does Not Believe They Need a Flu Shot This Year

... heart disease patients (37%) do not plan to get a flu shot this year. In fact, only half (53%) received their flu shot last year, despite their serious medical ... (CDC), vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu and its severe complications. In an effort to ...

Actress and Mother Jennifer Garner Joins American Lung Association to Encourage Americans to Get an Influenza Vaccination

... and others. American Lung Association flu Clinic Locator Now Available Online The Lung Association continues to offer its online flu Clinic Locator as a public service. By typing in ... Locator will remain active as long as public flu immunization clinics are offered. About the ...

Flu Season Is Here -- Vaccinations Are Still Plentiful

... Maxim Health Systems Provides 25,000 flu Shot Clinics Nationwide COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- flu vaccinations are available at more than 25,000 nationwide flu clinics hosted by Maxim Health Systems. The ...

Concentra Offers Flu Vaccines to Keep America Working

... productivity. Concentra Medical Centers offers flu shot to various businesses and communities to ... fit, and safe -- especially during the flu season. "Concentra is poised to meet the needs of people across the country by providing flu shots when they need them, delivering the right ...

Influenza is Leading Cause of Vaccine-Preventable Deaths for Kids; Despite CDC Recommendations, Moms Still Don't Vaccinate

... Nurse Associations of America, Families Fighting flu and The Clorox Company Team Up to Vaccinate ... Children in October to Make flu Season Less Scary WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 ... small fraction of the children who need to get a flu vaccination actually get one, despite the CDC ...

CVS/pharmacy Offers Flu Vaccinations in Over 4,000 Stores

... online Store Finder to locate a CVS/pharmacy flu shot clinic in their area. "The annual flu shot clinics at CVS/pharmacy are part of our ... "By offering convenient locations for flu vaccinations, we're providing ...

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

... based their findings on a cluster of eight flu cases within an extended family in northern ... up with statistical data. All but one of the flu victims died, and all had had sustained close ... crucial for transmission of this particular flu strain. In an attempt to contain the spread of ...

GlaxoSmithKline Receives New HHS Order for H5N1 Bulk Antigen. First North American Clinical Trials with GSK's Candidate Pre-pandemic Flu Vaccine to Start.

... effectively respond to the global threat of a flu pandemic and we are pleased to be working with ... Vice President of Clinical Development for flu at GlaxoSmithKline said: "The goal of our North ... phenomenon that allows new strains of seasonal flu virus to circulate and cause disease year after ...

Baxter Awarded Pandemic Advanced Supply Contract from the Department of Health

... to protect the UK population from the threat of a flu pandemic," said Kim Bush, president of Baxter's ... appeared to be similar to that of seasonal flu vaccines. Baxter recently completed enrollment in ... continued public commitment to addressing avian flu and other pandemic threats; and other risks ...

MJFF's Rapid Response Innovation Awards Hit Mid-2009 With Over $1 Million Funded in High-Risk/High-Reward Approaches to Parkinson's Disease

... outbreak of 1918, documenting Parkinson's disease following exposure to flu virus. The researchers hypothesize that flu can induce aspects of PD including cell loss, as well as to show how ...

Siemens Corporate Research Develops RAPID2 System for Fast Discovery of Discriminative Pathogen Signatures

... says Dr. Wittenberg. "In the event of a pandemic, such as the recent H1N1 flu outbreak, our system would enable a rapid response with the development of ... system recently to quickly discover a DNA barcode for detecting the H1N1 flu after they received the genomic sequences of the virus isolated from ...
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