FDA accepts Merck’s biologics license application and grants priority review for V920, the company’s investigational vaccine for Ebola Zaire virus

17 September 2019 - Merck continues to expand investigational supply to support international Ebola outbreak response. ...

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PHARMAC may have to compete for measles vaccine

17 September 2019 - PHARMAC is looking at whether it can order more measles vaccine in case the latest batch runs ...

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I'm not in ...some Third World place': bladder cancer patients face ongoing scarcity of life-saving drug

16 September 2019 - Canada's only supplier, Merck, is now projecting BCG shortage will last until December 2020. ...

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FDA reiterates the importance of vaccines such as the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine

6 September 2019 - The U.S. continues to experience cases and outbreaks of measles, largely due to unvaccinated or under-vaccinated segments ...

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Janssen announces U.S. FDA breakthrough therapy designation for investigational prophylactic vaccine for the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus in older adults

3 September 2019 - Janssen announced today that the U.S. FDA has granted breakthrough therapy designation for the Company's investigational ...

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NHS leaders warn of no-deal Brexit flu vaccine delays

30 August 2019 - A no-deal Brexit would make delays in the flu vaccine supply this year “likely”, according to ...

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'No jab, no pay' threat prompts an extra 174,000 children to be vaccinated in one year

1 September 2019 - A threat to cut family tax benefits for Australians who did not vaccinate their children has ...

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Free flu jabs for kids on NIP move is welcomed by state Health minister Steven Miles

28 August 2019 - Australian children aged six months to five will be given free flu vaccines in 2020 if Health ...

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Meningococcal B survivors push government for free vaccine

18 August 2019 - A vaccine exists for the most common strain of deadly meningococcal disease, yet the B vaccine is ...

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Moderna receives FDA fast track designation for Zika vaccine mRNA-1893

19 August 2019 - Moderna today announced that the U.S. FDA has granted fast track designation for its investigational Zika vaccine ...

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Vaccinating our kids shouldn’t be this hard

3 August 2019 - It cost about $600, a frustrating 30 or so phone calls to pharmacies and several trips ...

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Vas Narasimhan of Novartis: ‘we are not at all prepared for a pandemic’

1 August 2019 - The son of Indian immigrants read Greek philosophy and worked at McKinsey before joining a giant drug ...

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Governments refuse to fund meningococcal B vaccine

4 August 2019 - Federal and state governments are refusing to fund the meningococcal B vaccine while the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory ...

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‘A life is more important than money’: grieving parents’ plea for funded vaccination

4 August 2019 - Little Donald Peach was fully vaccinated — or so his parents thought after following the government’s official ...

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MPs told meningitis vaccines were always available

1 August 2019 - Pfizer officials appearing before the Health Select Committee yesterday revealed that 30,000 Meningitis vaccines were available ...

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