All posts tagged "vaccine"
Trump’s Vaccine Czar Refuses to Give Up Stock in Drug Company Involved in His Government Role
The administration calls Moncef Slaoui, who leads its vaccine race, a “contractor” to sidestep rules against personally profiting from government positions. Slaoui owns $10 million in stock of a company working with his team to develop a...
- Posted September 23, 2020
European regulator recommends Sanofi’s dengue vaccine
Approval is expected in December
- Posted October 19, 2018
Inaction on Zika Funding Likely to Delay Vaccine Testing
At issue is $95 million in social services grants for helping Puerto Rico deal with its Zika epidemic
- Posted July 12, 2016
Obama Urges Congress to Pass Zika Prevention Bill
Says Puerto Rico needs to be provided health services to reduce the effects of Zika
- Posted July 1, 2016
Experts Only Beginning to Grasp the Damage from Zika Virus
Experimental vaccine to begin human testing
- Posted June 21, 2016
Philippines Launches World’s First Mass Dengue Vaccination
Seeks to administer to a million schoolchildren the first licensed vaccine
- Posted April 4, 2016
Shots for Other Viruses Offer Clues in Race for Zika Vaccine
Variety of Potential Candidates Pursued
- Posted March 14, 2016
Health Secretary: 9 new Zika Cases Confirmed
SAN JUAN – In the latest arboviral report corresponding to epidemiological week No. 4 of the calendar year, nine cases laboratory-confirmed Zika virus cases were added, Health Secretary Ana Ríus Armendáriz announced Friday. The health official emphasized...
- Posted February 12, 2016
Brazil and University of Texas Reach Deal on Zika Vaccine
BRASILIA, Brazil – Brazil has signed an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months....
- Posted February 11, 2016
Influenza Epidemic Declared in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – Health Secretary Ana Ríus said Thursday that influenza has become an epidemic in Puerto Rico due to the 1,349 reported cases. Nearly 3,800 cases have been reported and nearly 400 people have been hospitalized...
- Posted January 28, 2016