China pharma crackdown leads to flu vaccine shortage

26 November 2018 - Scarcity highlights lack of staff at regulator to inspect and approve vaccines. ...

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Government orders urgent meningococcal vaccination programme for Northland

26 November 2018 - The NZ Government is launching an urgent immunisation programme to fight an outbreak of meningococcal disease ...

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Request for proposals - supply of various vaccines and influenza vaccines

20 November 2018 - PHARMAC invites proposals for the supply of various vaccines and influenza vaccines in New Zealand. ...

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Merck begins rolling submission of licensure application for V920 (rVSV∆G-ZEBOV-GP) to U.S. FDA

13 November 2018 - V920 is the Company’s investigational vaccine for Ebola Zaire. ...

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FDA grants priority review for Sanofi's dengue vaccine candidate

31 October 2018 - The United States FDA has accepted a biologics license application for Sanofi Pasteur's dengue vaccine. ...

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Fast-track flu vaccine raises hopes for quicker drugs approvals

24 October 2018 - Post-Brexit registrations could be ‘five months faster’, says medicines regulator. ...

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Seqirus receives FDA approval of Afluria Quadrivalent (influenza vaccine) for people six months of age and older in the U.S.

17 October 2018 - Seqirus today announced the U.S. FDA has approved Afluria Quadrivalent (influenza vaccine) for use in people ...

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Valneva announces FDA approval of accelerated Ixiario vaccination schedule

5 October 2018 - Valneva announced today that the U.S. FDA has approved an alternate Ixiaro immunisation schedule of two doses ...

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FDA approves expanded use of Gardasil 9 to include individuals 27 through 45 years old

5 October 2018 - The U.S. FDA today approved a supplemental application for Gardasil 9 (Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) ...

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SA Government’s free Meningococcal B vaccination program starts

1 October 2018 - A vaccine could have saved 18-year-old Jack Klemich from the meningococcal B disease that suddenly took ...

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Statement by FDA Commissioner on preparations for the upcoming flu season and vaccinations

27 September 2018 - This week marks the official start of “flu season” for 2018-2019.  ...

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EMA takes issue with BMJ article on Pandemrix vaccine

27 September 2018 - A recent article in the BMJ suggested that one pandemic flu vaccine was less safe than ...

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Free vaccine for teenagers amidst rise of deadly meningococcal disease

25 September 2018 - Teenagers across Australia will be given a free meningococcal vaccine to protect them against four strains ...

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Pfizer granted FDA breakthrough therapy designation for 20 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for the prevention of invasive disease and pneumonia in adults aged 18 years ands older

20 September 2018 - Breakthrough therapy designation designed by FDA to expedite the development and review of drugs and vaccines which ...

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Insights from the agenda for the November 2018 PBAC meeting

24 August 2018 - The PBAC will consider 51 submissions at its next scheduled meeting in November. ...

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