Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Protein Sciences Corporation receives contract to make vaccines

The US Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Protein Sciences Corporation a $35 million contract to produce a swine flu vaccine. This method may be able to produce vaccines faster than the normal methods by looking into more advanced methods of production.

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said:
“The technology has advanced in recent years to a point that we believe it could help meet a surge in demand for U.S.-based vaccine for seasonal and pandemic flu. We want to use the technology to help our nation respond to emerging infectious diseases.”

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