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Flu vax tool aids strain identification, timing

As manufacturers and researchers toil on alternatives to the tried-and-true but time-consuming technique of egg-based production for the seasonal flu vaccine, University of Pittsburgh researchers are

Novartis, HHS unveil pandemic-ready vax plant

A joint effort by government and industry has begotten a nearly $1 billion cell-culture flu vaccine manufacturing facility. Novartis ($NVS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

China to ramp up epidemic vax system

To improve its ability to cope with epidemic emergencies, China says it will spend $1.45 billion to develop a national vaccine provision system. The goal is to create a system that can supply

HHS takes both sides of egg bet for vax-making

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has re-upped in the egg business at the same time it's working to get out. Under the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, the