Patients can receive a flu shot from any immunizing
Rite Aid pharmacist, subject to state regulations.
HMOs have generally had better success in immunizing
the children who receive care in their plans, but believe there is room for improvement.
Under the collaborative agreement announced today, Univax will have an option to license each of Chiron's other vaccines, including, among others, herpes and hepatitis C vaccines, suitable for use as immunizing
agents for the production of stimulated IGIV products.
Scientists fear that immunizing
people with the bacterial molecule would generate an autoimmune disorder.
In testimony submitted to the Senate Finance Committee, which held hearings today on financing government vaccine purchase, Williams said that the cost of immunizing
a child in the United States is very reasonable, especially in comparison to other items that parents of two- year-olds frequently purchase.
We believe this sharper focus will capitalize on Univax's extensive capabilities in donor stimulation using advanced immunizing
We think it's a stronger, more potent way of immunizing
people," says Hsu, who cautions that the new approach needs refining.
The state agency will also work with state and local health care organizations on a public awareness campaign on the importance of immunizing
children and will begin developing efforts to track immunizations of preschoolers to assess preschool immunization levels.
Given the extensive effort that has gone into developing a new immunizing
agent, implementing a donor stimulation program and producing the HyperGAM+CF antibody, initiation of this trial is a significant milestone in Univax's overall program to develop specific polyclonal antibody products for fighting serious infectious disease.
The city is proud of the success we've had in immunizing
our school-age population," the mayor said.
says he expects the altered tumor cells to prompt a stronger immune response against the cancer, in effect immunizing
the patients against their own tumors.
In addition, the immunizing
antibody is easier to produce than tumor proteins and may also be safer, she says.