News file for: Vaccine

A Viral Factory

A Viral Factory

In the past decade of intensive farming industrialization, a deluge of viral diseases has threatened public health, writes Zaria Gorvett.

First Made-In-China Vaccine Prequalified By WHO

First Made-In-China Vaccine Prequalified By WHO

A new vaccine against Japanese encephalitis has been added by the World Health Organization (WHO) to its list of prequalified medicines.

Struggle To Explain Bird Flu’s Spread To Humans

Struggle To Explain Bird Flu’s Spread To Humans

Researchers studying the bird flu are looking for conditions that could lead to human transmission.

Bharat Biotech Launches Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine

Bharat Biotech Launches Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine

Bharat Biotech has launched the world’s first typhoid vaccine that can be given to infants older than six months.

Zoetis China JV Receives Approval For Swine Vaccine

Zoetis China JV Receives Approval For Swine Vaccine

Animal health company Zoetis has received regulatory approval by the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture for its swine vaccine, Rui Lan An.

The Public Health Cost Of Quasi-Science

The Public Health Cost Of Quasi-Science

Speculation about scientific theories without studying the facts may have negative public health consequences. Shuzhen Sim examines why.

Herpes Vaccine Clinical Trial To Begin In Brisbane

Herpes Vaccine Clinical Trial To Begin In Brisbane

A University of Queensland spin-off company is about to start clinical trials that could result in the prevention and treatment of genital herpes.

Taiwan Vaccine Maker Completes PhIII Trials On H7N9 Influenza Vaccine

Taiwan Vaccine Maker Completes PhIII Trials On H7N9 Influenza Vaccine

Taiwan-based vaccine maker Adimmune Corp says that it has the capacity to produce up to three million units per month of its preliminary H7N9 influenza vaccine.

India Develops First Indigenous Rotavirus Vaccine

India Develops First Indigenous Rotavirus Vaccine

The Government of India and Bharat Biotech have announced positive Phase III results from India’s first indigenous, low-priced rotavirus vaccine.

H1N1 Influenza Vaccine From A*STAR & Cytos Enters Phase I Trials

H1N1 Influenza Vaccine From A*STAR & Cytos Enters Phase I Trials

Singapore’s A*STAR and Switzerland’s Cytos Biotechnology AG today announced the initiation of Phase I trials for their H1N1 influenza vaccine candidate.