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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
FDA approves new flu vaccine from GSK
submitted by kickingbird at Oct, 9, 2006 from Sun-Sentinel (via http://www.sun-sentinel.com/features/health/ny-bzflu1006,0,1)
The Food and Drug Administration has approved FluLaval, a new seasonal influenza vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline Plc.The FDA's approval of FluLaval Thursday boosts the country's expected flu vaccine supply ...
Glaxo aims to file bird flu vaccine in October
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 23, 2006 from Reuters (via http://today.reuters.com/news/newsarticle.aspx?type=globalNe)
GlaxoSmithKline Plc plans to seek European approval in October for a new vaccine to prevent bird flu in humans, the head of its vaccines business said on Thursday.Europe's biggest drugmaker, which started ...
MedImmune And National Institutes Of Health Begin Clinical Testing Of A Live, Attenuated Intranasal Vaccine Against An H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 16, 2006 from Medical News Today (via http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=45286)
MedImmune, Inc.(Nasdaq: MEDI) announced today that the National Institutes of Health (NIH)has begun enrolling participants in a Phase 1 study of an intranasal H5N1influenza vaccine candidate based on the ...
China develops three new avian influenza vaccines
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 14, 2006 from email@example.com (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-06/14/content_4696992)
BEIJING, June 14 (Xinhua) -- China has just successfully developed three kinds of new avian ...
China-made Tamiflu approved for production
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 13, 2006 from firstname.lastname@example.org (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-06/13/content_4690379)
BEIJING, June 13 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese company has been approved by the State Food and Drug ...
New experimental flu vaccine bypasses needles
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 2, 2006 from Reuters (via http://feeds.feedburner.com/Reuters/GlobalCoverage2?m=3722)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An experimental flu vaccine that blasts tiny particles into the skin instead of using a needle appears to be safe in people, biotech firm PowderMed Ltd. said on Wednesday. The British-based ...
Sanofi pasteur to License Micro-Delivery Technology From BD Medical [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 21, 2005 from PRNewswire
Sanofi pasteur, thevaccines business of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY),has entered into an agreement with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)(NYSE: BDX) to license the Micro-Delivery ...
Contract Signed For The Development And Testing Of A Prototype Flu Pandemic Vaccine, Canada [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 12, 2005 from Medical News today (via http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=34828)
Canada′s Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh announced today that Canadian pharmaceutical manufacturer ID Biomedical has been contracted by the Government of Canada to produce and test a prototype vaccine to ...
Sinovac to Run Human Tests of Avian-Influenza Vaccine [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 23, 2005 from bloomberg (via http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=a5sj)
Sinovac Biotech Ltd., a Beijing-based maker of human vaccines, plans to conduct human testing of a vaccine against avian influenza as the virus spreads across China´s poultry farms.
``We are in ...
Biota:FRENCH GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS RELENZA STOCKPILE OF 9 MILLION UNITS [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 11, 2005 from Biota
Biota reported today that the French government has announced that it intends to increase its pandemic stockpile of Relenza from 200,000 units to 9 million units over the next two years .To read more on ...
QIAGEN Launches Advanced Diagnostic Tests for Detection of Influenza and Avian (Bird) Flu Virus [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Oct, 8, 2005 from QIAGEN
QIAGEN Launches Advanced Diagnostic Tests for Detection of Influenza and Avian (Bird) Flu Virus
Company Expands Leading Molecular Diagnostics Portfolio With Human and Veterinary Applications
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