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Glaxo offers WHO 50 million pandemic vaccines

(AP) -- Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline said it has offered to donate 50 million doses of a pandemic vaccine to the World Health Organization in the event of a global flu outbreak, according to a company spokesman.

dateMay 19, 2009 in Medications
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GlaxoSmithKline taking pandemic vaccine orders

(AP) -- Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline said Friday it has received orders from several countries to stockpile pandemic vaccine as soon as it gets the vaccine's key ingredient from the World Health Organization.

dateMay 15, 2009 in Medications
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Swine flu fears send traffic soaring

Traffic to the website of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention soared in April as Americans searched the Internet for information about swine flu, research firm comScore said Thursday.

dateMay 14, 2009 in Internet
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WHO meets on production of swine flu vaccine

(AP) -- As swine flu cases hit 6,500 worldwide, World Health Organization officials were meeting with vaccine manufacturers and other experts in Geneva on Thursday to discuss making a vaccine to fight the virus.

dateMay 14, 2009 in Health
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