News file for: Vaccine

Red Flags In China’s Disease Control

Red Flags In China’s Disease Control

China has made great strides in improving its ability to handle a public health emergency, but problems still linger in disease reporting, writes Dr. Yanzhong Huang.

Sinovac Seeks Approval For H7N9 Vaccine Clinical Trials

Sinovac Seeks Approval For H7N9 Vaccine Clinical Trials

Sinovac Biotech has submitted a clinical trial application to commence clinical trials for its vaccine Avian influenza A (H7N9) vaccine.

Takeda To Sell BIKEN’s Chickenpox Vaccine

Takeda To Sell BIKEN’s Chickenpox Vaccine

Takeda has announced a sales agreement with BIKEN to commence the sale of BIKEN’s chickenpox vaccine in Japan from February 2014.

Setback For Dengue-Blocking Mosquito Trial In Vietnam

Setback For Dengue-Blocking Mosquito Trial In Vietnam

A project to introduce mosquitoes that could potentially block dengue virus on an island off Vietnam has run into an early hurdle.

Alvogen Partially Acquires Lotus Pharma For US$200 Million

Alvogen Partially Acquires Lotus Pharma For US$200 Million

Lotus Pharmaceutical has signed a deal with US-based drug maker Alvogen Group Inc, allowing Alvogen to acquire 60 percent of its shares.

Adimmune To Begin Phase III Flu Vaccine Trials In China

Adimmune To Begin Phase III Flu Vaccine Trials In China

Taiwanese vaccine maker Adimmune Corp has received approval from the Chinese government to start Phase III clinical trials of its flu vaccine in China.

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.