Prevnar

Type: Product
Name: Prevnar
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Teenagers must have meningitis jab, says dad

“MENINGITIS is not going away.”That was the warning from Scottie Kern during Meningitis Awareness Week.The death of his 11 month-son to the infection heralded the start of his fight to help eradicate meningitis and septicaemia and ensure other parents ... [Published Swindon Advertiser - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Change of Advice on Pneumonia Vaccine

An influential U.S. medical advisory panel has recommended that people age 65 and older get two pneumonia vaccines — the traditional shot as well as a newer version that can offer additional protection.The panel, which provides medical advice to the Centers ... [Published AARP Bulletin Today - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

2 Compelling Reasons To Buy Pfizer

By Kanak Kanti De :Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE ) shares are down nearly 5% so far this year. The stock had traded around $32 until the end of April, but saw a sharp decline after AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) rejected the company's takeover offer in May. However, ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

2 Compelling Reasons To Buy Pfizer

Summary Pfizer shares are down nearly 5% this year but the pullback should be seen as a buying opportunity. Pfizer is strengthening its vaccine portfolio, which will help in reducing reliance on Prevnar 13. The company remains open to a tax inversion ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

Seniors Advised to Get 2 Pneumonia Vaccines

A federal advisory panel is urging people age 65 and older to get two separate vaccines to protect against pneumonia and other infections starting this fall.The recommendation, which is a major change of decades-old advice, is being urged by an advisory ... [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Pfizer's C. Difficile Vaccine Gets Fast Track Status

Pfizer Inc. ( PFE ) announced that its vaccine candidate (PF-06425090) for clostridium difficile infection has been granted fast track designation by the FDA. The designation helps to expedite the development and review process of experimental drugs and ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Acip Votes to Recommend Pcv13 for Adults Aged 65 Years and Older

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following information was released by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA):ACIP holds interim meeting August 13An interim Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meeting was held via Web/telephone conference on ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Does Pfizer still need AstraZeneca's vaccines business?

Pfizer CEO Ian ReadEarlier this year, when Pfizer ($PFE) made a play for rival pharma giant AstraZeneca ($AZN), CEO Ian Read listed the British drugmaker's vaccines portfolio as a motivating factor. Now, rumors are swirling that the company could be eyeing ... [Published FierceVaccines - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pfizer receives EMA acceptance for expanded indication of pneumonia vaccine

Pfizer Inc. has received the European Medicines Agency, or EMA, acceptance for its application seeking to expand the indication of Prevenar 13, or pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine 13-valent, in adults to include the prevention of pneumonia ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pertussis vaccination rates unchanged after epidemic

Recent data show no increase in pertussis vaccination rates occurred following the 2011-2012 pertussis outbreak in Washington State.Elizabeth R. Wolf, MD, MPH, of the Seattle Children’s Research Institute in Seattle, and colleagues compared the proportion ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Epidemic, Pertussis, Vaccine
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

PREVNAR 13 (Pneumococcal 13-Valent Conjugate Vaccine) Injection, Suspension [Wyeth Pharmaceutical Division Of Wyeth Holdings Corporation, A Subsidiary Of Pfizer Inc.]

First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 15 reports

Pfizer, Merck, pick up hefty vax sales bump with CDC nod in seniors

Pfizer's ($PFE) Prevnar 13, the world's best-selling vaccine, scored a big win Wednesday, nabbing a CDC committee nod for universal use in adults over the age of 65. And once payer coverage kicks in, that's a nod that could be worth $2 billion for Pfizer, ... [Published FiercePharma - Aug 14 2014]

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"The best way to protect yourself against the flu is to get a flu vaccination" Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U S CentersCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, said before rolling up his sleeve to get his own flu shot at...
"They have caused zero deaths in the United States, while the flu does" Offit says. Often people associate the flu with the more trivial common cold, he says, while "there is nothing trivial about the flu."
Federal attorneys argued Garcia erred by not applying the Texas law that requires medical damages "be paid in whole or in part in periodic payments rather than by a lump-sum payment" at the request of the defendant physician or hospital
"So it was pretty clear (from the evidence) that for vaccine-naïve people who had not received Pneumovax, getting this vaccine significantly decreased their risk of serious illness" Loehr said

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New advice on flu vaccine for kids, seniors [Published CBS News - 1 hour ago]
Health Officials Tell Seniors to Get Flu, Pneum... [Published US News & World Report - 1 hour ago]
Flu is in season, and CDC wants healthy adults ... [Published CJAD 800 - 2 hours ago]
Teenagers must have meningitis jab, says dad [Published Swindon Advertiser - 17 hours ago]
Why I'd Avoid Pfizer Inc. Stock Despite the Div... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 11 2014]
Zenith Epigenetics Strengthens its Management T... [Published Market Pulse Navigator - Sep 08 2014]
Change of Advice on Pneumonia Vaccine [Published AARP Bulletin Today - Sep 05 2014]
2 Compelling Reasons To Buy Pfizer [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 04 2014]
2 Compelling Reasons To Buy Pfizer [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 04 2014]
Stock Update (NYSE:PFE): Pfizer Invites Public ... [Published Jutia Group - Sep 03 2014]
Piecemeal Settlement for Army Clinic Mishap OK [Published Courthouse News Service - Sep 03 2014]
Seniors Advised to Get 2 Pneumonia Vaccines [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 02 2014]
Vaccination requirement deadline for Charles Co... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Sep 02 2014]
New advice for vaccines to stave off pneumonia [Published FOXNews.com - Sep 02 2014]
Pfizer's C. Difficile Vaccine Gets Fast Track S... [Published Zacks.com - Aug 30 2014]
Pfizer's C. Difficile Vaccine Gets Fast Track S... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 29 2014]
Acip Votes to Recommend Pcv13 for Adults Aged 6... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 28 2014]
Does Pfizer still need AstraZeneca's vaccines b... [Published FierceVaccines - Aug 28 2014]
ACIP Recommends Routine PCV13 Immunization for ... [Published American Family Physician - Aug 28 2014]
ACIP votes to recommend PCV13 for adults aged 6... [Published Pharmacist.com - Aug 26 2014]
Pfizer receives EMA acceptance for expanded ind... [Published Individual.com - Aug 23 2014]
Pertussis vaccination rates unchanged after epi... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 22 2014]
PREVNAR 13 (Pneumococcal 13-Valent Conjugate Va... [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Aug 20 2014]
Technical Updates, Drug Recommendations, and Up... [Published TickerTech.com - Aug 19 2014]
A new, effective pneumonia vaccine gets the gre... [Published American Council On Science & Health - Aug 18 2014]
Stock Update (NYSE:PFE): Pfizer Announces Submi... [Published Jutia Group - Aug 18 2014]
Study: Digoxin increases death risk in AFIB pat... [Published Drugtopics.com - Aug 16 2014]
News Scan for Aug 15, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Aug 16 2014]
CDC committee recommends Pfizer pneumonia vacci... [Published Drug Store News - Aug 15 2014]
FDA sets decision date for Pfizer's MenB candidate [Published FierceVaccines - Aug 15 2014]
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PREVNAR 13 (Pneumococcal 13-Valent Conjugate Va... [Published DailyMed Drug Label Updates for the last seven ... - Aug 20 2014]
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ACIP Backs Prevnar 13 for Seniors [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Aug 15 2014]
(MedPage Today) -- A conjugate vaccine against pneumococcus should be routinely used by people 65 and older, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has recommended. ...
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Vo... [Published EON Consumer - Aug 13 2014]
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to recommend Prevnar 13® (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate ...
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Vo... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 13 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to recommend Prevnar 13® (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine ...
European Medicines Agency Accepts Application S... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 07 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted Pfizer’s application seeking to expand the indication for Prevenar 13* (pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine [13-valent, adsorbed]) ...
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