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Akorn Inc. swings to a loss  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Medill Reports: Chicago...this to a flu vaccine supply shortage and to strong third quarter 2008 sales after the introduction of a single dose vial tetanus-diphtheria vaccine. ...

Akorn takes 3Q loss on weak vaccine revenue  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
CNBCAlong with lower sales of the combined tetanus-diphtheria vaccine and flu vaccines, Akorn reported lower sales to wholesale customers and hospitals. ...

Akorn Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q)  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
GuruFocus.com...in exchange for receiving an equivalent number of doses of preservative-free Tetanus Diphtheria vaccine, 1 dose/vial (the “Single-dose Product�) at no ...

IDSA: Strep Vaccine Safe, Effective in Early Trial  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
MedPage TodayThe test vaccine is a combination of the bacterial polysaccharide and tetanus toxoid and was compared with a licensed tetanus and diphtheria vaccine in 650 ...

Health news  -  Dec 26, 2008
Steuben Courier,Adults are encouraged to attend the immunization clinic to receive Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccine which is recommended eary 10 years.

Vaccines: Not Just For Kids  -  Dec 5, 2008
WFtv.com,Vaccine manufacturers have included a pertussis component to the tetanus-diphtheria vaccine (another vaccine adults should also get) so you can easily get a

Williams: Christmastime is dog-movie time  -  Dec 18, 2008
Stafford County Sun,This animated film is also based on the true story of the 1925 sled dog mission that transported diphtheria vaccine from Anchorage to Nenana, Alaska.

Vaccines: Not Just For Kids  -  19 Nov 2008
ABC7Chicago.com,Vaccine manufacturers have included a pertussis component to the tetanus-diphtheria vaccine (another vaccine adults should also get) so you can easily get a

Akorn, Inc. Q3 2008 Earnings Call Transcript  -  Nov 18, 2008
Seeking Alpha,Revenues include approximately $12.8 million for Tetanus Diphtheria vaccine sales and $5.1 million for Flu vaccine sales. Our Td market share continues to

AmerisourceBergen Reports $0.73 Diluted EPS from Continuing ...  -  Oct 30, 2008
MarketWatch...a $28 million write-down to market value of tetanus-diphtheria vaccine inventory in the Specialty Group negatively impacted operating income;

Health news  -  Nov 14, 2008
Steuben Courier,Adults are encouraged to attend the immunization clinic to receive Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccine which is recommended eary 10 years.

Hundreds get free tetanus shots  -  Sep 25, 2008
LaSalle News Tribune,More than 100 people received a free tetanus and diphtheria vaccine Wednesday from La Salle County Health Department various locations, including Utica and

New vaccine required  -  Aug 29, 2008
Asheville Citizen-Times,1 who have not had a tetanus/diphtheria vaccine in five years or more. - All students who attend private, non-traditional or home school who are 12 years of

Vaccines during pregnancy: Are they safe?  -  Sep 17, 2008
MayoClinic.comAnother form of the tetanus and diphtheria vaccine — called the Tdap — also offers protection from pertussis (whooping cough). Although the Tdap vaccine

Multiple dosage DPT vaccines to be phased out  -  Sep 20, 2008
Hindu,New Delhi (PTI): The government is phasing out multiple dosages DPT (Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus) vaccines to be replaced by with a single shot

Adults need vaccinations, too  -  Sep 14, 2008
Abilene Recorder Chronicle,The Tdap vaccine would replace the currently recommended Td (tetanus-diphtheria) vaccine that is used as the adult booster vaccine.

Health news  -  Sep 5, 2008
Steuben Courier,Adults are encouraged to attend the immunization clinic to receive Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccine which is recommended eary 10 years.

Akorn expects to top 2Q revenue forecasts  -  Jun 30, 2008
Forbes,Also, the company said a tetanus diphtheria vaccine contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will provide a boost in the second half of

Changes mean some Rockingham students need shots  -  Jul 8, 2008
Madison Messenger,Public school students entering sixth grade need extra immunizations if five years has past since the last dose of tetanus and diphtheria vaccine.

Health news  -  Jul 12, 2008
Steuben Courier,Adults are encouraged to attend the immunization clinic to receive Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccine which is recommended eary 10 years.

Centre to increase vaccine supply  -  Jun 18, 2008
Newindpress,T’PURAM: The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has agreed to help the state which is facing acute shortage of vaccines.

Kerala’s fatal scourge is rat fever, not chikungunya  -  Jul 8, 2008
Peninsula On-line,The State is facing a shortage of diphtheria vaccine and this when deaths are being reported on account of the debilitating childhood disease,

Developers say building shortcut to US 50 a top priority  -  Jun 25, 2008
Reno Gazette Journal,It takes the place of the former Td (tetanus/diphtheria) vaccine. Pertussis, also called whooping cough, is a bacterial infection of the respiratory tract.

FDA approves Kinrix - combination vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus ...  -  Jun 24, 2008
News-Medical.net,GlaxoSmithKline has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Kinrix [Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis

Why the Government shouldn't make the MMR jab compulsory  -  May 16, 2008
Times Online,Only 94 per cent of children are given the combined jab that includes the diphtheria vaccine, and the take-up rate in London is only 86 per cent.

Akorn, Inc. Q1 2008 Earnings Call Transcript  -  May 12, 2008
Seeking Alpha,Currently, vaccine revenue only includes unit dose and multiple dose versions of Td Tetanus Diphtheria vaccine. Flu vaccine revenues will begin in August,

Treating meningitis  -  Apr 29, 2008
Malaysia Star,Another quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine is combined with the diphtheria vaccine. There is currently no vaccine that protects against Group B

Docs visit Kani settlements, find no trace of diphtheria  -  May 6, 2008
Newindpress,Since the SAT Hospital did not have the stock of Diphtheria Immunoglobin, the diphtheria vaccine, the doctors asked the relatives of Manjusha to get the

Health news  -  May 9, 2008
Steuben Courier,Adults are encouraged to attend the immunization clinic to receive Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccine which is recommended eary 10 years.

Getting ready for spring gardening?  -  Apr 23, 2008
Barry's Bay This Week,For adult immunization, tetanus toxoid is combined with diphtheria vaccine. Diphtheria is a contagious disease that causes a thick coating at the back of

The History of Vaccine Preventable Illnesses  -  Apr 19, 2008
About - News & Issues,The diphtheria vaccine became available in 1923 and began to be widely used in the 1930s. Countless other children who died from these now vaccine

Get treatment about Diphtheria and Know the Facts  -  Apr 3, 2008
Los Angeles Chronicle,This age group should receive the tetanus/diphtheria vaccine without pertussis. This vaccination should not be used in persons who have had a previous

Two new shots required for school this fall  -  Apr 12, 2008
Goldsboro News Argus,1, provided five or more years have passed since their last tetanus/diphtheria vaccine, and individuals enrolling college for the first time on or after

Hon. Dancia Penn QC (GIS file photo)  -  Apr 22, 2008
BVI News Online,Ladies and Gentlemen, Today marks the opening of Vaccination Week in the Americas. Celebrations begin today, Saturday, 21 April and end on Friday,

Dangers of whooping cough drawing greater attention  -  Apr 22, 2008
Bluefield Daily Telegraph,By GREG JORDAN GREEN VALLEY, W.Va. — Whooping cough makes adults sick, but it can kill infants. Fortunately, measures against it are being emphasized during

Akorn, Inc. Q4 2007 Earnings Call Transcript  -  Apr 14, 2008
Seeking Alpha,The vaccine business segment was born from an opportunity to exclusively distribute Massachusetts Biologics laboratories Tetanus Diphtheria vaccine.

Whooping cough: Do you need to worry about this "old fashioned ...  -  Apr 8, 2008
Gather.com,This booster is called Tdap, because it is combined with the booster dose of tetanus and diphtheria vaccine. Tdap can boost fading pertussis immunity and it

What kind of vaccines do adults need?  -  Apr 8, 2008
Gather.com,Tetanus and diphtheria vaccine: Tetanus is a wound infection; diphtheria is an acute respiratory illness. Both are preventable. Boosters every 10 years are

Protect a baby by protecting yourself  -  Apr 15, 2008
Las Cruces Sun-News,Because the new adult pertussis vaccine includes tetanus and diphtheria vaccine (TdaP), is also serves as a tetanus booster, recommended for all adults

Vaccine News You Need  -  Feb 1, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle,The new tetanus/diphtheria vaccine also vaccinates against whooping cough. This resurging infection in adults can cause cough severe enough to crack ribs or

Vaccines get a boost: Global market increases profitability of ...  -  Jan 27, 2008
American Medical News (subscription)The following is a list of some notable events of the last century: 1921: Diphtheria vaccine was developed, but it was not widely used until the 1930s.

Another death after vaccination  -  Jan 31, 2008
Viet Nam News,A dose of a hepatitis B vaccine and a dose of a combined cough, tetanus and diphtheria vaccine were given to Vy and the other babies, all under one-year-old

Running with the big dogs  -  Jan 22, 2008
Southwest Virginia Today,The original 1925 run featured about 20 mushers carrying a diphtheria vaccine across the then territory of Alaska. It took them five days to get to Nome,

Akorn gets FDA OK for unit dose preservative-free tetanus ...  -  Nov 26, 2007
CNNMoney.comIn March, Akorn announced it entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories for a tetanus diphtheria vaccine and

Akorn: FDA OKs tetanus diphtheria vaccine unit dose application  -  Nov 26, 2007
ReutersAkorn, which has been marketing a multi-dose preserved version of the tetanus diphtheria vaccine since September, expects to launch the new vaccine in the

Akorn's single-dose vaccine gets FDA nod  -  Nov 26, 2007
BusinessWeekAkorn Inc. said Monday the Food and Drug Administration cleared a single-dose version of its tetanus diphtheria vaccine. Since September, Akorn has been

Akorn receives FDA approval for tetanus diphtheria vaccine  -  Nov 27, 2007
Pharmaceutical Business ReviewAkorn announced that it had entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories for a tetanus diphtheria vaccine.

Akorn, Inc. Announces FDA Approval for Unit Dose Preservative Free ...  -  Dec 3, 2007
PR-USA.net (press release),Since September 2007, Akorn has been marketing a multi-dose preserved version of the Tetanus Diphtheria vaccine. This new approval will allow Akorn to

FDA OK a shot in the arm for Akorn  -  Nov 26, 2007
Chicago Sun-Times,BY FRANCINE KNOWLES Buffalo Grove-based Akorn Inc. landed US regulatory approval of a single-dose version of its tetanus diphtheria vaccine,

Akorn Facility Gets FDA Clearance  -  Dec 21, 2007
Houston Chronicle,The company's current products range from eye care solution to a tetanus diphtheria vaccine. The inspection also served as a pre-approval step for the

Akorn and Cipla team up again  -  Nov 27, 2007
In-PharmaTechnologist.com,Yesterday, Akorn announced the FDA approved a supplemental Biologics License Application (BLA) for a unit dose preservative free Tetanus Diphtheria vaccine,

Citizens Republic Bancorp Hires Louise O`Connell As SVP And ...  -  Nov 26, 2007
RTT News,Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, for a supplemental Biologics License Application for a unit dose preservative free Tetanus Diphtheria vaccine.

Student catches disease that fewer than 5 contract per year  -  Sep 24, 2007
Indiana Daily Student...requires all incoming students to verify that they have received the diphtheria vaccine as a child and a Td booster shot within the last 10 years.



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