News tagged with immune protection

Researchers develop mRNA based flu vaccine

(—A joint research effort by the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute and pharmaceutical company CureVac, both based in Germany, has resulted in the creation of a new type of flu vaccine. The vaccine, as the team describes ...

dateNov 26, 2012 in Biotechnology report
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100,000 Egypt cattle hit by foot-and-mouth: vets

Nearly 100,000 head of cattle are believed to have been struck by foot-and-mouth disease in Egypt, where a major new outbreak is threatening the entire region, veterinary sources warned on Tuesday.

dateMar 27, 2012 in Other
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Revaccination could benefit HIV-infected children

HIV-infected children receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) may require revaccination to maintain immunity against preventable diseases. There remains no standard or official recommendation on revaccination ...

dateSep 01, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Govt calls for volunteers to test swine flu shots

(AP) -- The race is on: The government and vaccine makers are seeking thousands of volunteers, from babies to the elderly, to roll up their sleeves for the first swine flu shots - to test whether a new vaccine really will ...

dateJul 22, 2009 in Medications
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