7 hrs ago
The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville is a site for a clinical trial for a vaccine for c. diff, a dangerous bacteria
Like its flesh-eating cousin, MRSA, clostridium difficile, commonly know as c. diff, is a potentially life-threatening bacteria causing a growing problem in health care facilities.
11 hrs ago
Temple Hospital hopes vaccine curbs C. diff infections
Until now, hospitals have largely dealt with Clostridium difficile , a bacterial infection that bedevils vulnerable patients in health-care settings, by attempting to prevent it with intensive disinfection or treating it with antibiotics.
Monday Update: Timing right for Sanofi natural gas service
Mid-2013 was a good time for Sanofi-Pasteur to switch to natural gas. The eve of the coldest winter in at least a decade, the 6.5-mile extension of a natural gas pipeline in Monroe County turned on, helping the vaccine maker convert from heating oil that had to be delivered by convoys of tanker trucks.
Inactivated Polio Vaccines Broadly Available for the World's...
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi , announced today its further commitment to the international community's efforts to complete polio eradication.
A*STAR, NUS and NUH Join Forces to Understand Immune Erosion in Elderly
The collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur aims to study the loss of immunity and consequent reduced responsiveness to vaccination in elderly.