The goal is to shorten the time it takes to identify targeted flu strains and manufacture the vaccines for them. As manufacturers work furiously to make a vaccine to protect against 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus, a Rice University bioengineer is trying to improve the process for … [Read more...] about Rice Researchers Seek Better Vaccine Procedure to Target Flu Viruses
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I’m working on it…of course I’m writing this at 2am… I have been thinking a great deal about my body’s immune system these past several months. The 'brouhaha' over the World Health Organization’s classification of a Phase 6 Influenza A Virus H1N1 pandemic has churned across … [Read more...] about Can You Fit More Sleep Into Your Daily Schedule?
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 briefing note 6 Below is the most recent World Health Organization Press Release concerning the ongoing concerns about the safety of the H1N1 vaccines currently being developed and tested by Pharmaceutical Companies. I can’t honestly say that this WHO … [Read more...] about WHO Press Release: Safety of Pandemic Vaccines
Big Pharma stockholders think so San Diego-based Vical, a firm who is developing an H1N1 vaccine under an agreement with the U.S. Navy saw company shares climb 45 cents, to $2.65 on positive clinical trial news this week. Vical researches and develops biopharmaceutical … [Read more...] about Is There an Upside to the Swine Flu Pandemic?
Approximately 100,000 doses can be manufactured per week MERIDEN, Conn., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation (PSC) announced that today it commenced manufacturing of a vaccine to protect humans against the H1N1 "swine flu" virus. The Company estimates that it … [Read more...] about Commercial Manufacturing of H1N1 ‘Swine Flu’ Vaccine Underway