News tagged with meningitis vaccine

Sanofi gets expanded meningitis vaccine approval

(AP) -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi-Aventis, said Monday the Food and Drug Administration approved the company's bacterial meningitis vaccine Menactra for children between the ages of 9 months and 23 months.

dateApr 25, 2011 in Medications
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FDA reviews update to Pfizer vaccine for kids

(AP) -- Federal health officials on Monday questioned whether to approve an updated version of Pfizer's best-selling anti-infection vaccine for children, despite company studies that failed to meet certain goals.

dateNov 16, 2009 in Medications
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Progress made on group B streptococcus vaccine

Scientists supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, have completed a Phase II clinical study that indicates a vaccine to prevent Group B Streptococcus ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Medical research
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