News tagged with meningitis vaccine
A new study led by researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the UK has, for the first time, used genome sequencing technology to track the changes in a bacterial population ...
Genetics May 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Scientists at the University of Liverpool are working to identify genes involved in the development of bacterial meningitis to support the search for new vaccine candidates.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the University of Southampton have taken a significant and important step in keeping people safe from the most common form of meningitis in the UK.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chad's government on Tuesday said a team of international experts have not been able to find any links between the hospitalisation of 38 children and their recent vaccinations against meningitis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Thirty-eight children from northern Chad have been hospitalised after being vaccinated for meningitis in a government campaign, the health minister said Monday.
Pediatrics Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Europe's top drug regulator has recommended approval for the first vaccine against meningitis B, made by Novartis AG.
Medications Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a breakthrough for the fight against meningitis in poor countries, researchers say the WHO has ruled that a key vaccine can be transported or stored for up to four days without refrigeration.
Medications Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Signaling a potential breakthrough for immunization programs in resource-poor countries, researchers today announced at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) conference that regulatory authorities—after ...
Medications Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinical trials for bacterial meningitis treatments are not keeping pace with the rise of resistance
New vaccines and drug treatments are urgently needed for bacterial meningitis, a devastating disease which kills or maims around a fifth of people who contract it, according to medical experts writing in a new Series on bacterial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(HealthDay)—As a nationwide outbreak of steroid-linked meningitis grabs headlines, health officials in New York City say a separate, unrelated outbreak is hitting gay and bisexual men.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A huge vaccination campaign to protect 50 million people against meningitis has been launched in seven African countries aiming to stamp out the deadly virus, health officials said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) The first vaccine that protects children as young as six weeks against two potentially deadly bacterial infections has won approval from U.S. health regulators.
Medications Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers said Monday they were a step closer to developing a vaccine against the type of meningitis that mostly affects Europe and North America and kills hundreds every year.
Medications May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers in Chile have successfully tested a vaccine against meningococcus B, a strain of bacteria that causes meningococcal diseases, including one of the commonest forms of meningitis, a disease in ...
Medications Jan 20, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) researchers have created a vaccine that is more potent than traditional vaccines available today. The glycoconjugate vaccine prototype is 100 times more effective than traditional glycoconjugate ...
Medical research Nov 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |