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Four new vaccines in national immunization programme

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 18:27

The Indian government Thursday introduced four new vaccines, including one for Japanese Encephalitis (JE), in the national immunization programme, which will now provide free vaccines against 13 life-threatening diseases to 27 million children annually.

Novartis, BioE join hands for typhoid, paratyphoid vaccines

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 14:06

Switzerland-based drug major Novartis Monday said it has entered into a development and licensing agreement with Biological E (BioE) for two vaccines against typhoid and paratyphoid fevers.

Attack on team of polio vaccinators in Pakistan kills one

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 11:19

Taliban factions in Pakistan`s northwest have banned polio vaccination campaigns over the past two years.

Taliban ban to leave thousands in Pak without polio vaccines

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 14:35

Over 16,000 children below the age of five will miss their polio vaccines in North Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan due to a ban on vaccination campaigns by a powerful Taliban commander.

India initiates probe against drug trials

Last Updated: Monday, May 07, 2012, 11:50

Illegal drug trials had led to the death of six children in 2010 in two states.

Armed forces to administer vaccines for two diseases

Last Updated: Sunday, February 05, 2012, 15:04

Indian Armed Forces will start a vaccination programme among their new recruits to prevent spread of two diseases, including one affecting the brain.

Obese more vulnerable to flu

Last Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2011, 14:12

New research says that excess weight makes flu vaccines less effective.

Sanofi expects 50 pc Indian market share for flu vaccines

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 22:46

Sanofi Pasteur India Tuesday said it expects 50 percent market share of vaccines for influenza (flu) in the country this year.

New fridge developed that can store vaccines for 10 days

Last Updated: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 14:35

A UK-based company has developed an energy-efficient fridge that can store vaccines for more than 10 days.

Swine flu cases spurt, new vaccines to come shortly

Last Updated: Monday, August 30, 2010, 15:52

A total of 89 deaths and 1,247 cases have been officially reported during the last one week.

Indian girls not guinea pigs for anti-cervical vaccines: Azad

Last Updated: Thursday, April 22, 2010, 15:01

Government on Thursday rejected the opposition charge that Indian girls are being used as guinea pigs for anti-cervical cancer vaccines.

Now vaccines can be stored at room temperature

Last Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2010, 14:30

For the first time scientists at Oxford University have found a way of keeping vaccines stable without refrigeration, even at tropical temperatures.