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China sacks 6 senior officials at food and drug regulator over vaccine scandal – CNBC

Sat, 18 Aug 2018


CNBC
China sacks 6 senior officials at food and drug regulator over vaccine scandal
CNBC
China said on Saturday it has sacked six senior officials at its food and drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd revealed failings at the government body including inadequate supervision. In a posting on
China adds to firings in vaccine scandalNWAOnline
Hong Kong's commercial landlords poised for bonanza from China's vaccine safety woes as parents flock south for jabsSouth China Morning Post
Six more Chinese officials ousted for role in vaccine scandalGulf Times

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First-in-human trial begins for live, attenuated Zika vaccine – Healio

Sun, 19 Aug 2018

First-in-human trial begins for live, attenuated Zika vaccine
Healio
“If the vaccine demonstrates an acceptable safety and immunogenicity profile in participants in the United States, we would plan to advance testing to areas where Zika virus circulated,” Anna Durbin, MD, lead investigator and professor of international

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Westchester offers free back-to-school ‘vaccine clinics’ – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Sun, 19 Aug 2018


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Westchester offers free back-to-school 'vaccine clinics'
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Westchester County officials are urging parents to have their children vaccinated early — and are offering free back-to-school 'vaccine clinics' for those who can't afford it. County health officials are offering three special time slots next month

Serum Institute to launch dengue vaccine in South America next year – Economic Times

Sun, 19 Aug 2018


Economic Times
Serum Institute to launch dengue vaccine in South America next year
Economic Times
The country's largest vaccine manufacturer, Serum Institute of India, will be launching its dengue vaccine in South America next year, as the company prepares …

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A norovirus vaccine has been discovered with help from tobacco plants and Arizona State researchers – WGBA-TV

Sun, 19 Aug 2018


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A norovirus vaccine has been discovered with help from tobacco plants and Arizona State researchers
WGBA-TV
TEMPE, Ariz. — It's a huge breakthrough for the highly contagious and deadly norovirus as researchers at the Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have come up with a vaccine made from plants. The norovirus is known as the perfect human
A norovirus vaccine has been discovered with help from tobacco …NewsChannel5.com

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Vital Signs: Vaccinations can help protect preteens from a world of hurt – The Daily Progress

Sun, 19 Aug 2018

Vital Signs: Vaccinations can help protect preteens from a world of hurt
The Daily Progress
As a new school year begins, now is the time to make sure your children are up to date on all of their vaccines. Protection from some childhood vaccines can wear off as kids get older, leaving preteens at increased risk for infection. Preteens should

Why vaccine opponents think they know more than medical experts – The Spinoff

Mon, 20 Aug 2018


The Spinoff
Why vaccine opponents think they know more than medical experts
The Spinoff
Anti-vaccine attitudes have been fueled in large part by growing rates of autism diagnoses as well as a now debunked study in The Lancet that linked autism and the measles mumps rubella (MMR) vaccine – pushing many parents to see vaccination as a …

China Takes Action Against 40 Officials in Widening Vaccine Scandal Fallout – TIME

Fri, 17 Aug 2018


TIME
China Takes Action Against 40 Officials in Widening Vaccine Scandal Fallout
TIME
China's powerful Politburo announced disciplinary action Thursday against more than 40 officials, state media said, in the latest fallout over a vaccine scandal that has undermined trust in the ruling Communist Party. The 25-member body led by
China Fires 10 Officials Over Bad Vaccines as Anger MountsNew York Times
China stocks hit 2-year low as vaccine scandal dents healthcareFinancial Times
China sacks top official over vaccine scandal, firm may de-list – YahooYahoo News
The Pharma Letter –The Australian –The Japan News
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Number of faulty children’s vaccines in China surges to over … – CNN

Thu, 16 Aug 2018


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Number of faulty children's vaccines in China surges to over …
CNN
Hundreds of thousands of additional vaccines intended for children have been found to be faulty, the Chinese government announced Wednesday, raising the …
Chinese vaccine maker made 500,000 substandard baby vaccines …Reuters
China Purges 40 Officials in Widening Vaccine FalloutBloomberg
Top officials sacked over China's vaccine scandalSouth China Morning Post
Endpoints News –Channel NewsAsia –Wall Street Journal
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Study Finds No Link Between Prenatal Tdap Vaccine, Autism – Disability Scoop

Fri, 17 Aug 2018


Disability Scoop
Study Finds No Link Between Prenatal Tdap Vaccine, Autism
Disability Scoop
“Pregnant women can be reassured by this study that there is no indication of an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in children after being exposed prenatally to the Tdap vaccine,” said Tracy Becerra-Culqui of Kaiser Permanente Southern