News tagged with vaccine production

Vaccines from a reactor

In the event of an impending global flu pandemic, vaccine production could quickly reach its limits, as flu vaccines are still largely produced in embryonated chicken eggs. Udo Reichl, Director at the Max ...

dateMar 02, 2015 in Other
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Researchers study selenium's effects on horses

For a new study in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers evaluated how different levels of selenium affect the immune system of adult horses. According to the researchers, the effects of selenium supplementation on the ...

dateAug 14, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Designer bacteria may lead to better vaccines

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a menu of 61 new strains of genetically engineered bacteria that may improve the efficacy of vaccines for diseases such as flu, pertussis, cholera ...

dateJan 15, 2013 in Biotechnology
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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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U.S. races to get millions of swine flu doses ready

In a contest that pits human against virus, the U.S. government is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of swine flu vaccine in hopes of having millions of doses ready for use before the next wave of the pandemic H1N1 ...

dateSep 08, 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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