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Novavax to explore combined influenza/Covid-19 vaccine for use post pandemic

The flu vaccine, NanoFlu, met the primary and secondary goals in late-stage comparison study with Sanofi’s influenza vaccine Fluzone Quadrivalent earlier in the year.
Novavax is among global drugmakers racing to develop a vaccine for Covid-19 and last month started a late-stage trial of its experimental vaccine, NVX-CoV2373, in the United Kingdom.(REUTERS)
Novavax is among global drugmakers racing to develop a vaccine for Covid-19 and last month started a late-stage trial of its experimental vaccine, NVX-CoV2373, in the United Kingdom.(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 13, 2020 07:04 PM IST
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Reuters | ByReuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

China approves first nasal spray Covid-19 vaccine for trials: Report

China’s only nasal spray vaccine against the coronavirus is expected to start phase I clinical trials in November, and it is recruiting 100 volunteers.
It is the only vaccine of its type approved by China’s National Medical Products Administration, the state-run Global Times reported.(REUTERS)
It is the only vaccine of its type approved by China’s National Medical Products Administration, the state-run Global Times reported.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 11, 2020 10:10 AM IST
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Beijing | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Sanofi and GSK launch trial for Covid-19 protein-based vaccine

Sanofi and GSK said in a joint statement on Thursday they had started the “Phase 1/2” trial for their adjuvanted Covid-19 vaccine, which they hope to make available across the world.
This vaccine candidate uses the same recombinant protein-based technology as one of Sanofi’s seasonal influenza vaccines with GSK’s established pandemic adjuvant technology.(REUTERS)
This vaccine candidate uses the same recombinant protein-based technology as one of Sanofi’s seasonal influenza vaccines with GSK’s established pandemic adjuvant technology.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 03, 2020 10:55 AM IST
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Paris | ByReuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

World Liver Day 2020: 5 ways to keep your liver healthy

There has been a steady rise in the rate of liver diseases over the years. Globally, alcohol, NASH and viral hepatitis are the most common causative factors of liver diseases.
Over consumption of alcohol is bad for the liver.(Unsplash)
Over consumption of alcohol is bad for the liver.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 09:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDr Veena Aggarwal

Viruses with slower impact can change our body’s response to vaccines

The viruses alter the immune system and the gut microbiota in the host and that impacts how we respond to vaccines.
Here’s how viruses can change how our bodies react to vaccines.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how viruses can change how our bodies react to vaccines.(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 06, 2018 11:08 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

Flu vaccines that target this protein can help better protection against the disease

According to a new research conducted by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, influenza vaccines that better target the influenza surface protein called neuraminidase (NA) could offer broad protection against various influenza virus strains and lessen the severity of illness.
Studies are exploring ways to improve vaccine effectiveness as influenza vaccines offer varying and limited protection.(Shutterstock)
Studies are exploring ways to improve vaccine effectiveness as influenza vaccines offer varying and limited protection.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 08, 2018 05:08 PM IST
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Asian News International, Washington D.C. | ByHT Correspondent
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