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  • Advisory Committee
  • In 2001 , the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), upon advice from its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices , recommended the vaccine be administered to every infant and young child in the US. (wikidoc.org)
  • Children at special risk (e.g., sickle cell disease and asplenia) require as full protection as can be achieved using the 7-valent conjugated vaccine, with the more extensive 23-valent vaccine given after the second year of life: In 2001, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), upon advice from its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, recommended the vaccine be administered to every infant and young child in the US. (wikipedia.org)
  • influenza vaccines
  • Influenza (flu) is more severe in the elderly than in younger age groups, but influenza vaccines lack effectiveness in this demographic due to a waning of the immune system with age. (wikipedia.org)
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Nimenrix (GlaxoSmithKline), a new quadrivalent conjugate vaccine against serogroups A, C, W-135, and Y, is currently available in the states of the European Union and some additional countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rino Rappuoli is Chief Scientist & Head of External Research and Development (R&D) at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Vaccines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rappuoli, was previously the Global Head of Vaccines Research for Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics (Siena, Italy) Since 2015, Dr. Rappuoli serves as the Chief Scientist and Head of External R&D at the vaccines division of GlaxoSmithKline and is based in Siena, Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • bacterial vaccines
  • George Siber served as the Assistant Director and Head of Bacterial Vaccines for the Massachusetts Public Health Biological Laboratories in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts between 1982 and 1983. (wikipedia.org)
  • pentavalent vaccine
  • The wholesale cost of a pentavalent vaccine which includes Hib in the developing world was 15.40 USD per dose as of 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • A pentavalent vaccine is a combined vaccine with five individual vaccines conjugated into one, intended to actively protect people from multiple diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • A typical wholesale cost of a DTPw-HepB-Hib pentavalent vaccine was about 15.40 USD in 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pentavac PFS is a pentavalent vaccine manufactured in India by Pune-based pharmaceutical company Serum Institute of India and was the lowest cost pentavalent vaccine in India. (wikipedia.org)
  • CombeFive is the pentavalent vaccine manufactured in India by Hyderabad-based Pharmaceutical & Biologics company Biological E and was one of the lowest cost pentavalent vaccine in India with WHO approval. (wikipedia.org)
  • Late 2013, it was found that the Pentavalent vaccine manufacturer - The Serum Institute in India was distributing 2 sets of Pentavac PFS vaccines for administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the incidents in Vietnam, a joint statement was released by WHO and UNICEF confirming the safety of Quinvaxem and approval for its continued use as a pentavalent vaccine, after careful investigation, it was found that the fatalities reported in Vietnam were either coincidental health problems related in time but not related to the use of Quinvaxem, or cases for which the information available does not allow for a definite conclusion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most widely administered pentavalent vaccine globally - Quinvaxem has been administered to 400 million children as of 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • PCV7
  • The high cost of PCV7 has restricted the number of countries introducing the vaccine. (cdc.gov)
  • Other countries have elected to offer PCV7 vaccine only to certain high-risk groups, such as children who are HIV positive or other immunocompromised or chronically ill persons. (cdc.gov)
  • work in vaccines
  • From 1993-1999, Lees was also part-time at Virion Systems, Inc. (Rockville, MD) . Lees was appointed Associate Research Professor (Department of Medicine) at USUHS in 1998 and the School cited his work in vaccines in his Meritorious Service Award (1999). (wikipedia.org)
  • He is known globally for his work in vaccines and immunology. (wikipedia.org)
  • immunization
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF have recognized the safety and effectiveness of PCVs and recommend that these vaccines for young children be included in national immunization programs ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Some of the 193 countries that are WHO member states have made national decisions to provide vaccine to all children through their national immunization programs. (cdc.gov)
  • The vaccine had been introduced into the national childhood immunization programs as a vaccine for all children or was in widespread use in 26 (13%) member states ( Figure ). (cdc.gov)
  • Some forms of meningitis are preventable by immunization with the meningococcal, mumps, pneumococcal, and Hib vaccines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Siber
  • George Rainer Siber (born September 7, 1944) is an internationally recognized medical researcher and vaccine expert with 42 years of experience in developing numerous vaccines, therapeutic antibodies, and diagnostic agents for infectious diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Siber joined ClearPath Vaccine Company in 2012 and became its Chief Scientific Officer in 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • Siber was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the International Vaccine Institute in Korea in 2014 and chairs the Board's Science Committee. (wikipedia.org)
  • Siber also serves on the External Advisory Board of Aditec on behalf of the EC (2009 - present), the Korean FDA, (2011-present) and the Vaccine Advisory Committee of the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia (2012-present). (wikipedia.org)
  • prevention
  • After waiting for the outcome of a trial underway in the Netherlands, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the vaccine for adults over age 65 in August 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lee CJ, Lee LH, Koizumi K. (2002) Polysaccharide Vaccines for Prevention of Encapsulated Pseudomonas Aueroginosa Bacterial Infections: Part 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adults
  • Pneumovax 23, Merck & Co. Inc.), the vaccine currently recommended for these groups of adults ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • children
  • According to the Wyeth-funded [ citation needed ] research, "The study showed that children in the vaccine group fared better than those in the comparison group in other ways. (wikidoc.org)
  • Pneumococcal disease is the leading vaccine-preventable killer of young children worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) , killing over 800,000 and up to a million children a year. (wikidoc.org)
  • Our group commenced a prospective, longitudinal study of a cohort of children in their first 3 years of life in Rochester, New York, to reassess the epidemiology, etiology, and immunobiology of AOM during the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) era. (aappublications.org)
  • The study of quantitative and qualitative antibody responses to 9 - valent PCV in HIV-infected children in South Africa shows similar quantitative antibody responses but poorer qualitative antibody responses to the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine when compared to HIV-negative children. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Children under the age of two years fail to mount an adequate response to the 23-valent adult vaccine, and so the 7-valent Pneumococcal Conjugated Vaccine (PCV) (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to introduction of the conjugate vaccine, Hib was a leading cause of childhood meningitis, pneumonia, and epiglottitis in the United States, causing an estimated 20,000 cases a year in the early 1980s, mostly in children under 5 years old. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] After routine use of the vaccine in the United States from 1980 to 1990, the rate of invasive Hib disease decreased from 40-100 per 100,000 children down to fewer than 1 per 100,000. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the vaccine was first used in 2007, at least 63 children have died after being vaccinated. (wikipedia.org)
  • ActHIB
  • 1 The lyophilized ActHIB vaccine powder and saline diluent contain no preservative. (rxlist.com)
  • What are the possible side effects of this vaccine (Acthib, Hiberix)? (rxlist.com)
  • The ActHIB vaccine, reconstituted with saline diluent (0.4% Sodium Chloride), appears clear and colorless. (rxlist.com)
  • vaccination
  • The Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule (ASVS) changed in January 2003, September 2003 and January 2005, and additional vaccines were universally funded from November 2005. (health.gov.au)
  • Some side effects of this vaccination include: soreness at injection site (1 in 4 children) fever of 99.9 degrees Fahrenheit or higher (1 in 15 children) brief fainting spell Since 1982, when the vaccine became available, more than 100 million people have received the vaccine in the United States and no serious side effects have been reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • In general, occult pneumonia is rather often present in patients with pneumonia and can also be caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, as the decrease of occult pneumonia after vaccination of children with a pneumococcal vaccine suggests. (wikipedia.org)
  • therapeutic
  • Personalized RNA mutanome vaccines mobilize poly-specific therapeutic immunity against cancer. (biooncology.com)
  • Some regulatory agencies use the terms biological medicinal products or therapeutic biological product to refer specifically to engineered macromolecular products like protein- and nucleic acid-based drugs, distinguishing them from products like blood, blood components, or vaccines, which are usually extracted directly from a biological source. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • The November 2017 edition of National Geographic Magazine published "Here's Why Vaccines Are So Crucial", an article revolving around the need and impact of vaccines in society and vividly highlighted the lifelong dedication of Saha's fight to beating pneumonia and other pneumococcal infections in Bangladesh. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • Children at special risk (e.g., sickle cell disease and asplenia) require as full protection as can be achieved using the 7-valent conjugated vaccine, with the more extensive 23-valent vaccine given after the second year of life: In 2001, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), upon advice from its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, recommended the vaccine be administered to every infant and young child in the US. (wikipedia.org)
  • colleagues
  • Janda and colleagues then showed that an active vaccine against the orexigenic hormone ghrelin can slow the rate of weight gain, and adiposity, and do this through an entirely metabolic mechanism, as food intake was unchanged. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Our framework offers the possibility to advance immune-repertoire-based fingerprinting, which may in the future enable a systems immunogenomics approach for vaccine profiling and the accurate and early detection of disease and infection. (beds.ac.uk)
  • The discovery that LPS is an agonist of TLR4 illustrates the usefulness of TLR modulation for vaccine and human disease therapy (Aderem, A. (allindianpatents.com)
  • At Boston Children's Hospital in 1968 Anderson began vaccine research to prevent Hib disease along with David H. Smith and Richard Insel. (wikipedia.org)
  • and as an advisor to the Center for Disease Control's Anthrax Vaccine Program in 2002. (wikipedia.org)
  • He then derived a vaccine by altering the infectious agent so as to make it harmless and then introducing this inactivated form of the infectious agents into farm animals, which then proved to be immune to the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • After waiting for the outcome of a trial underway in the Netherlands, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the vaccine for adults over age 65 in August 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • It carries a high mortality rate if untreated but is a vaccine-preventable disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • Learn more about the potential of inducing antitumor immune responses through Genentech's mRNA-based personalized cancer vaccines. (biooncology.com)
  • Celldex Vaccine Rindopepimut Cuts Death Risk From Brain Cancer, Study Shows. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • Ovandrotone albumin (INN, BAN) (brand names Fecundin, Ovastim), also known as polyandroalbumin, as well as ovandrotone:human serum albumin conjugate, is an immunogen and vaccine against androstenedione that is used in veterinary medicine to increase the ovulation rate and number of lambs born to ewes. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a conjugate of ovandrotone (androstenedione-7α-carboxyethylthioether) and human serum albumin. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • Your child should also get the flu vaccine every year, ideally before flu season begins. (rchsd.org)
  • Program
  • In May 2005, the National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule replaced the ASVS (Table 16), with all recommended vaccines to be funded. (health.gov.au)
  • Center
  • After the publication of the article Saha was invited to attend a panel discussion on the various aspects of pneumococcal vaccines and vaccines in general, hosted and broadcast by National Geographic, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at the International Vaccine Access Center, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA. (wikipedia.org)
  • develop
  • The techniques he and his colleague Ronald Eby invented were later utilized to develop a vaccine against Streptococcus pneumoniae. (wikipedia.org)
  • lead
  • NPs may interact with these proteins in a similar way, and the interaction may lead to beneficial outcomes in vaccine delivery. (scirp.org)
  • people
  • For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have at least one risk factor for which the vaccine is recommended, as per The Australian Immunisation Handbook, 9th edition. (health.gov.au)