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WHO approves Glaxo's swine flu shot

(AP) -- Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline says one of its swine flu vaccines has been certified by the World Health Organization, making it available for donors to buy for developing countries.

dateDec 01, 2009 in Medications
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In Europe, most swine flu shots by invitation only

(AP) -- In Britain, there are no long lines of people seeking swine flu vaccine. Doctor's offices aren't swamped with desperate calls. And there are no cries of injustice that the vaccine is going to wealthy ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Health
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Goldman Sachs, Citigroup got swine flu vaccine

(AP) -- Some of New York's biggest companies, including Wall Street giants Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, received doses of swine flu vaccine for at-risk employees, drawing criticism that the hard-to-find vaccine ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Medications
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Researchers sequence swine genome

(PhysOrg.com) -- A global collaborative has produced a first draft of the genome of a domesticated pig, an achievement that will lead to insights in agriculture, medicine, conservation and evolution.

dateNov 02, 2009 in Biotechnology
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New group helps US monitor swine flu shot safety

(AP) -- Independent health advisers begin monitoring safety of the swine flu vaccine on Monday, an extra step the government promised in this year's unprecedented program to watch for possible side effects.

dateNov 02, 2009 in Health
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