WHO: Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2012-2013 northern hemisphere influenza season
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 24, 2012 from WHO (via http://www.who.int/influenza/vaccines/virus/recommendations/)
It is recommended that vaccines for use in the 2012-2013 influenza season (northern hemisphere winter) contain the following:
an A/California/7/2009 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus;
an A/Victoria/361/2011 ...
U.S.: FDA Publishes Guidance on Diagnostic Tests for 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 4, 2009 from US FDA (via http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/uc)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today published a guidance document that should help manufacturers develop diagnostic tests for the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. Although there are not any FDA-approved ...
WHO: Status of candidate vaccine virus development for the current Influenza A(H1N1) virus
submitted by kickingbird at May, 9, 2009 from WHO (via http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/swineflu/vacci)
Publication date: 8 May 2009
For the current influenza A(H1N1) virus, WHO Collaborating Centres for influenza (WHO CCs), Essential Regulatory Laboratories (ERLs) and other institutions are developing ...
APHL Instrumental in Development of New Test for Rapid Detection of Influenza (PR Newswire)
submitted by 2366 at Oct, 1, 2008 from Yahoo News (via http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/birdflu/*http://news.ya)
To: STATE EDITORS
Contact: Jody DeVoll, Director of Strategic Communications, Association of Public Health Laboratories, +1-240-485-2753, email@example.com
SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ...
WHO: Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2009 southern hemisphere influenza season
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 21, 2008 from WHO (via http://www.who.int/csr/disease/influenza/recommendations2009)
It is recommended that vaccines for use in the 2009 influenza season (southern hemisphere winter) contain the following:
— an A/Brisbane/59/2007 (H1N1)-like virus;*— an A/Brisbane/10/2007 (H3N2)-like ...
Antigenic and genetic characteristics of H5N1 viruses and candidate H5N1 vaccine viruses developed for potential use as human vaccines- Feb 2008
submitted by kickingbird at Mar, 1, 2008 from WHO (via http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian_influenza/guidelines/H5)
Antigenic and genetic characteristics of H5N1 viruses and candidate H5N1 vaccine viruses developed for potential use as human vaccinesFebruary 2008 Full text [pdf 741kb]
Diagnostic kits for avian influenza and bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) obtain the green light of the OIE Commission for Biological Standards
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 16, 2008 from OIE (via http://www.oie.int/eng/press/en_080213.htm)
Paris , 13 February 2008 - The BioChek Avian Influenza Antibody and Prionics? Check Western diagnostic kits got a positive recommendation by the Commission for Biological Standards of the World Organisation ...
China hunts father-and-son bird flu link (Reuters)
submitted by 2366 at Dec, 10, 2007 from Yahoo News (via http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/birdflu/*http://news.ya)
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese health authorities said onMonday they were hunting for the causal link between a son andhis father both struck by bird flu but have found no evidencethat the virus has mutated ...
UAE bans Czech, Togo poultry imports over bird flu
submitted by pub4world at Jul, 21, 2007 from Reuters (via http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L21400450.htm)
DUBAI, July 21 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates banned on Saturday the import of all live birds and poultry products from the Czech Republic and Togo after an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 virus in both ...
Baxter Supports Improved Access To Pandemic Influenza Treatment In The Developing World
submitted by pub4world at Jun, 14, 2007 from Medical News Today (via http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=74123)
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) expressed its continued support of the World Health Organization"e;s (WHO) pandemic planning programs through participation in a planned international stockpile program.In ...
New device detects avian flu strains fast
submitted by 2366 at May, 31, 2007 from Reuters (via http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N29367851.htm)
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor
WASHINGTON, May 29 (Reuters) - A new device can quickly detect 92 different viruses, including several strains of the feared H5N1 avian flu virus or other emerging ...
Imugene Avian Influenza Poultry Vaccine Reaches 100% Efficacy In US Trials
submitted by wanglh at May, 22, 2007 from Medical News Today (via http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=71634)
Imugene Limited (IMU) has received results from further trials of its avian influenza vaccine for chickens showing efficacy levels reaching 100%. This follows refinements to the dosage and method of administration ...
FDA approves first bird flu vaccine (AP)
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 18, 2007 from Yahoo News (via http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/birdflu/*http://news.ya)
WASHINGTON - A bird flu vaccine won federal approval for the first time Tuesday as a stopgap measure against a potential pandemic until more effective vaccines can be developed.
The vaccine is the first ...
Taiwan prepares to mass produce new bird flu vaccine (AFP)
submitted by wanglh at Apr, 14, 2007 from Yahoo News (via http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/birdflu/*http://news.ya)
CHUNAN, Taiwan (AFP) - Taiwanese scientists are preparing to mass produce a bird flu vaccine developed using a novel cell-based technology to battle any possible epidemic of the deadly H5N1 virus.
Biota Says New Evidence Details GSK"e;s Comprehensive Failures To Support Anti-Influenza Drug Relenza, Compromising Global Preparedness For Avian Flu
submitted by 2366 at Apr, 1, 2007 from Medical News Today (via http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=66570)
After a two year review of more than 200,000 GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) documents, Biota Holdings Limited (ASX: BTA) today filed an Amended Statement of Claim with the Victorian Supreme Court that Biota says ...
Baxter Reveals Interim Results On Pandemic Flu Vaccine Clinical Trial
submitted by wanglh at Mar, 30, 2007 from Medical News Today (via http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/healthnews.php?newsid=66602&)
Baxter International Inc released results on its H5N1 pandemic flu vaccine Phase I/II trials this week and plans to move into Phase III testing.In a prepared statement, Baxter said that the Phase I/II ...
Final Phase I/II Data And Initiation Of Phase III Clinical Trial For Candidate Pandemic H5N1 Influenza Vaccine - Baxter International Inc
submitted by 2366 at Mar, 30, 2007 from Medical News Today (via http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=66565)
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) today announced final Phase I/II data for its adjuvant-free investigational pandemic H5N1 influenza vaccine and plans to initiate a Phase III clinical trial of the ...
European Medicines Agency Statement On Safety Of Tamiflu
submitted by pub4world at Mar, 27, 2007 from Medical News Today (via http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=66040)
The European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has been made aware of new reports of neuro-psychiatric adverse events occurring with the use of Tamiflu originating from Japan. These cases have been detected through ...
Pandemic influenza vaccine: WHO and international community make progress towards ensuring access of developing countries
submitted by kickingbird at Mar, 24, 2007 from WHO (via http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/notes/2007/np13/en/index)
22 MARCH 2007 | GENEVA -- The World Health Organization (WHO) is today reporting progress towards ensuring access to pandemic influenza vaccines for developing countries in the event of a pandemic and ...
WHO: Availability of new recombinant H5N1 vaccine virus
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 23, 2006 from WHO (via http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian_influenza/guidelines/h5)
21 December 2006
The WHO Global Influenza Programme is continuing to monitor the antigenic and genetic evolution of circulating H5N1 viruses and their human isolates. In August 2006, WHO reported1 that ...
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