VACCINE

China grants country’s first COVID-19 vaccine patent to CanSino: state media

China grants country’s first COVID-19 vaccine patent to CanSino: state media

Published 17/08/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s vaccine specialist CanSino Biologics Inc has won a patent approval from Beijing for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate Ad5-nCOV, state media reported, [more…]

Russia may start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in mid-August: RIA

Russia may start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in mid-August: RIA

Published 13/07/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian institute developing one of the country’s potential coronavirus vaccines hopes to start its final stage testing in a small section [more…]

Tyson the alpaca takes heavyweight role in search for coronavirus vaccine

Tyson the alpaca takes heavyweight role in search for coronavirus vaccine

Published 04/06/2020

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Scientists in Sweden are hoping an alpaca named Tyson can help deliver a knockout blow in the fight to develop a treatment [more…]

BioNTech in China alliance with Fosun over potential coronavirus vaccine

BioNTech in China alliance with Fosun over potential coronavirus vaccine

Published 16/03/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BioNTech struck a collaboration deal with Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical over the German biotech firm’s rights in China to an experimental coronavirus vaccine, [more…]

Longer-term data fail to clear concern over Takeda’s dengue vaccine

Longer-term data fail to clear concern over Takeda’s dengue vaccine

Published 23/11/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - An additional six months of data from a late-stage trial of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co’s experimental dengue vaccine again showed it failed to [more…]

Flu vaccine safe for hospitalized patients

Flu vaccine safe for hospitalized patients

Published 25/01/2019

(Reuters Health) - Patients who receive the flu vaccine while hospitalized are no more likely to develop fever or require extra doctor or hospital visits [more…]

Sanofi’s pediatric hexavalent vaccine approved by U.S. FDA

Sanofi’s pediatric hexavalent vaccine approved by U.S. FDA

Published 26/12/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Sanofi’s new pediatric vaccine immunizing children against six diseases, the French pharmaceutical lab said on [more…]

Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

Published 05/08/2018

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin [more…]

Shingrix vaccine makes shingles less severe, disruptive to quality…

Shingrix vaccine makes shingles less severe, disruptive to quality…

Published 27/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - The vaccine Shingrix prevents shingles, and if people do contract the virus, it reduces the severity of illness, two company-funded study suggests. [more…]

Clamor for GSK shingles shot points to bigger profits

Clamor for GSK shingles shot points to bigger profits

Published 25/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline is facing “unprecedented” demand for its new shingles vaccine Shingrix, suggesting the product could be a bigger money-spinner than the company [more…]