ViE Awards 2016 – Voting is now open!

After weeks of voting and over 1000 nominations collected, we are happy to announce the highly nominated companies in each category as voted by you and your peers for the 9th annual Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards in the following categories Best Clinical Trial Site AND Network Best Contract Research Organization Best Contract Manufacturing Organization Best Production/Process Development  Best Academic Research Team …

Korea’s vaccine manufacturers gain additional support

Good news for Korean vaccine manufacturers—the Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), formerly known as Korea Food & Drug Administration (KFDA), shared its plans to further support the domestic vaccine developers and boost their global market share. By growing its WHO pre-qualification counseling and consulting arm, local vaccine manufacturers will be aided with higher chances to obtain WHO …

Brochure Available for the World Vaccine Congress

1 Event, 7 Conferences at the World Vaccine Congress 2015 The World Vaccine Congress is back for it’s 15th year on April 7-9 in Washington. With over 250 people already signed up to attend, ranging from pharma and biotech, to non-profits and governmental departments, it is set to be another great year. The event has grown for 2015. Not only …

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Is the WHO Blaming BigPharma for Ebola?

No. They’re blaming governments for not investing. WHO Director General, Dr. Margaret Chan, said on Monday that the lack of an Ebola vaccine is due to Ebola historically being confined to poor ‘African nations. At the regional committee for Africa in Benin on Monday, Dr. Chan, Director general of the World Health Organization, said that  ‘Ebola emerged nearly four decades …

Safety sweep of the NIH reveals presence of five dangerous toxic samples

NIH Finds Unauthorised Toxic Samples In Safety Sweep

Safety sweep of the NIH reveals presence of five dangerous toxic samples In July 2014, a number of unauthorised smallpox samples were discovered at the NIH’s headquarters in Bethseda, Maryland. This discovery spurred on a safety sweep of the NIH headquarters to verify the presence of any other unauthorised biological samples and toxins. On the 5th of September, it was …

Has a CDC Whistleblower Really Come forward? #CDCwhistleblower

Antivaccine groups claim CDC scientist has confessed to a CDC cover up and fraud regarding a vaccine-autism link, comparing CDC to Stalin, Pol Pot and Hitler [column class=”two-thirds”] Once again we find the world of social media ablaze with claims that ‘proof’ of a link between early MMR vaccination and autism has been uncovered. This time, through a none other than …

Focus on the Children: New study finds key to improving vaccine coverage

A new report shows the power of child orientated pro-vaccine messages when trying to convince parents to vaccinate their children A new study, published earlier this month in Pediatrics, has shown that, when trying to convince parents of young children, that emphasizing the benefits to their infant is more effective than pushing home the societal benefits of the MMR (measles, Mumps, and …

On the 7th of August 2014, Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Announced That the FDA has Allowed Potential Use of Their Experimental Ebola Drug on Infected Patients

FDA Enables Potential Use of Experimental Tekmira Vaccine on Ebola Patients

On the 7th of August 2014, Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Announced That the FDA has Allowed Potential Use of Their Experimental Ebola Drug on Infected Patients The FDA has lifted a temporary ‘halt in research’ placed on the Ebola drug that has been developed by Canadian company Tekmira Pharmaceuticals. The lift of this hold means that the experimental drug may potentially be used …