Tag: Influenza Treatment

Sanofi Acquired from Roche Exclusive OTC Rights to Tamiflu® in the U.S.

Sanofi signed an agreement with Roche for the exclusive over-the-counter (OTC) rights to Tamiflu® for the prevention and treatment of influenza or flu in the US. Under the terms of the agreement, San...

Primary Endpoint in Phase III Children Study Achived by Roche’s Flu Drug

Roche’s flu drug Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) has achieved primary endpoint in phase III Ministone-2 children study. The study has showed that Xofluza was well tolerated in children with flu. It al...

Researchers Developed Single Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccine

Scientists have developed a single vaccination approach to simultaneously combat influenza and pneumococcal infections. The researchers from the University of Adelaide’s Research Centre for Infecti...

Launching of Russian Vaccines in Latin America

MECHNIKOV Institute, created as part of the Russian and Nicaraguan project in Managua, has begun production of commercial batches of influenza vaccine MECHNIKOV Institute has launched the productio...

EMA Issued EU Recommendations for Influenza Season

EMA has issued the EU recommendations for the influenza virus strains that vaccine manufacturers should include in vaccines for the prevention of seasonal influenza from autumn 2019. Manufacturers ...

Sanofi Plans Fly Supply of Flu Vaccine to UK after Brexit

Drugs company Sanofi has plans to fly supplies of flu vaccine into the UK if other transport routes are disrupted after the country leaves the EU. Hugo Fry, the managing director of its UK arm, tol...

WHO Released New Influenza Straregy

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WHO released a Global Influenza Strategy for 2019-2030 aimed at protecting people in all countries from the threat of influenza. The goal of the strategy is to prevent seasonal influenza, control the ...

WHO Recommended Influenza Vaccine in North Hemisphere

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday issued its recommendations on the composition of the influenza vaccines for use in the 2019-2020 northern hemisphere influenza season. The recommenda...

Flu Vaccines Effectiveness Research

The quadrivalent live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4) is less effective than inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) against influenza A/H1N1pdm09 in all pediatric age groups, according to research p...