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FDA OKs Pfizer meningitis vaccine

(AP) Federal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to prevent a potentially deadly form of bacterial meningitis often associated with college dormitories. The Food and Drug Administration says it cleared Pfizer’s Trumenba to prevent a subtype of Meningococcal disease ...

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U.S. gives Profectus grants for Ebola vaccine

Profectus BioSciences Inc., of Baltimore, a pharmaceutical company, has received a three-year, $8.5 million grant — along with Galveston National Laboratory, of Texas — to develop an Ebola vaccine. Profectus’ VesiculoVax vaccine, designed for combating biowarfare threats, could also “have ...

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