Researchers from Rockville biotech company Sanaria Inc. and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are making progress in the development of highly protective malaria vaccines.
Emergent BioSolutions Inc.’s ruination of 15 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine at its Baltimore plant was not as unexpected as the Gaithersburg-based company would have the public believe, an investor has alleged in a potential class-action lawsuit accusing the business of having committed securities fraud. Alan I. Roth claims Emergent knew the federal government was […]
Welcome to Monday, the 86th anniversary of the first night Major League Baseball game. Here are some news items to start your week. — Howard University School of Law receives $10 million grant for public service law scholarships and training. — European Union sues drug maker AstraZeneca for more COVID-19 vaccine doses. — Six factors […]
First responders and the elderly will be the first to receive a vaccination against the coronavirus — when one becomes available — under a plan released Tuesday by Gov. Larry Hogan. The two-phase plan would prioritize those more likely to be exposed or who are more likely to suffer from the most severe effects of […]
A Gaithersburg drug company has received $4 million in funding from a nongovernmental organization to develop a COVID-19 vaccine and is teaming with another Gaithersburg drug company for development and manufacturing.
Valneva US has received FDA approval for a shorter dosing regimen for its Japanese encephalitis virus vaccine, allowing patients to protect themselves in less time.
A Gaithersburg-based vaccine company is planning to expand its local operations and create as many as 850 new jobs, state officials announced Wednesday. Novavax, which already has 400 full-time employees, signed a lease last month for 150,000 additional square feet of space in Gaithersburg to expand its laboratory and manufacturing operations. The company is working […]
The chairwoman of the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee is ok with those who don't want to get vaccinated. She just doesn't want those who don't to expose her to anything.
A system Congress established to speed help to Americans harmed by vaccines has instead heaped additional suffering on thousands of families, The Associated Press has found.
(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 in people ages 10 to 25. The bacteria infect the bloodstream and attack the lining […]
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 application with regard to protecting civilians and military personnel against highly lethal emerg[...]
The University of Maryland School of Medicine launched human trials of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Mali this week.