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Global Vaccines Launches its New Website!
February 13, 2012
On Monday, February 13, Global Vaccines Inc. launched it's new and improved website to the public. We at GVI have worked diligently developing a new look and feel for our webpage over several months and now we excitedly deliver it to our visitors. Our new design features an easier to navigate layout so visitors may find the information they are looking for quickly and efficiently.
Global Vaccines welcomes new Director of Research
July 24, 2011
In May this year, Laura J. White joined the Global Vaccines team as Director of Research. Dr. White will continue to lead the pre-clinical development of a dengue vaccine using alphavirus replicon-based technologies, a project that started eight years ago when she was Research Assistant Professor at the Carolina Vaccine Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Global Vaccines In The News
News & Observer "Experiment in Business."
MORRISVILLE -- Robert Johnston encountered doubts and laughter when he started to look for a way to develop sophisticated vaccines that people in developing countries need desperately but cannot afford.
News About Vaccines
Technologyreview.com "T-cell Vaccines Could Treat Elusive Diseases"
For some infectious diseases, traditional vaccines just don't cut it. Microbes that hide inside human cells and cause chronic illness aren't stymied by the antibody response generated by the kind of vaccine available at the doctor's office. T-cell vaccines, which activate a different type of immune response, could, in theory, better prevent or control such chronic infections, but so far nobody has been successful at transitioning T-cell vaccines from the lab bench to the clinic.
News.Discovery.com "As Vaccinations Decline, Whooping Cough Returns"
“It’s a horrific and heartbreaking sight: Whooping cough victims wracked with prolonged coughing spasms so violent that they sometimes break their ribs. It often (though not always) creates a strange, sickening “whooping” sound as patients struggle to inhale air after such coughing, and is often accompanied by vomiting. If left untreated, the coughing fits can last two or three months and interfere with eating and sleeping -- and can be fatal.
Huffingtonpost.com "Routine Vaccination Solutions for Nigeria Will Save Lives and Money"
Nigeria is home to one out of every eight child deaths worldwide. Routine vaccinations save lives and money. The Decade of Vaccines Economics projects 90 percent vaccine coverage against Hib, pneumococcal disease, rotavirus, measles and pertussis can save 600,000 lives and $17 billion in Nigeria over the next 10 years.
Global Vaccines has entered into a one-year partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) to improve existing polio vaccines.
The partnership is part of the WHO’s Global Polio Eradication Initiative, which is funded in part by Rotary International and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.