Geographical risk of Dengue and clinical studies conducted by Sanofi Pasteur

Making Dengue the Next Vaccine-Preventable Disease

Each year, there are approximately 50 million Dengue infections and an estimated 500,000 individuals are hospitalized with Dengue haemorrhagic fever. There have been attempts to develop a Dengue vaccine since the 1940s, but due to the limited appreciation of its global disease burden and market value, the industry’s interest deteriorated in the 20th century.   In 2013, the WHO ranked …

World Vaccine Congress Brochure Available

  The World Vaccine Congress Washington is now in its 15th year, and things look a little different to previous years. ‘So why the change?’ I hear you ask… In my previous role, we produced very focused agendas and ran two-day events specifically on that area. This would be as niche as talking only about foundations for deep water offshore …

10 Important Emerging Viruses With No Vaccine

There are many emerging viruses – viruses newly recognized to cause diseases that are either increasing in incidence or have the potential to increase in incidence – for which no licensed (US or EU) vaccine exists. Here I’ve selected 10 of them – arranged in no particular order – which I think are especially important. Click Next to read them …