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Hepatitis B Vaccine Global Market to Grow Over Next Decade

Hepatitis B Vaccine Global Market to Grow Over Next Decade

Hepatitis B is an infectious disease of the liver caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). The symptoms of the disease do not develop until after a few weeks of exposure. Hepatitis B is usually transmitted from an infected person blood, semen and other body fluids. Hepatitis B is primarily an adult disease passed from person to person most frequently through infected blood, such as during blood transfusions if blood has not been properly screened for contamination.

Tom Frieden Leaving the CDC

Tom Frieden Leaving the CDC

Following the perceived mishandling of the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States involving Thomas Eric Duncan of Liberia by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2014, there were calls within Congress and the media for the CDC director, Thomas Frieden, MD, to resign. It was believed that Dr. Frieden had…

Pfizer, Merck, Sanofi, GSK Will Continue to Dominate the Vaccine Market

Pfizer, Merck, Sanofi, GSK Will Continue to Dominate the Vaccine Market

The monopoly that Pfizer Inc., Merck & Co. Inc., Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) have on the vaccine market is unlikely to be broken, according to Jeffrey Holford, an equity analyst at global investment banking firm Jefferies. That market is projected to grow from $28.3 billion in 2015 to $72.5 billion in 2024. The four companies…

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