Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Sunday, Aug 12, 2007
ePaper
Google


Citi Bank Tripmela

Andhra Pradesh
News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary |


ICICI Bank

Andhra Pradesh - Hyderabad Printer Friendly Page   Send this Article to a Friend

New Hepatitis A vaccine soon

HYDERABAD: Chiron Panacea Vaccines Private Limited on Friday announced that a new generation Hepatitis A vaccine, HAVpur, will be launched in the Indian market in a week. Switzerland-based Berna Biotech has partnered with the company for marketing the vaccine, which is based on virosome technology.

At a press conference here, Christian Herzog, director (medical services), Berna Biotech and M.Indra Shekhar Rao, professor & head, Department of Pediatrics, Niloufer Hospital, said the vaccine is fully bio-degradable and has the advantage of not having an adjuvant that causes pain.

Shafi Kolhapure, GM, said the vaccine would be priced around Rs.1,000 for each dose. Dr. Rao said the IAP had endorsed the vaccination for children to be given in two doses.

Printer friendly page  
Send this article to Friends by E-Mail



Andhra Pradesh

News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary | Updates: Breaking News |


News Update



The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | The Hindu ePaper | Business Line | Business Line ePaper | Sportstar | Frontline | Publications | eBooks | Images | Home |

Copyright 2007, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu