VACCINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VACCINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296646-68/vaccine-ebola-newlink-genetics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296646-68/vaccine-ebola-newlink-genetics.html.csp">NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T08:57:14.328-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 08:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Iowa drug developer says it is ready to start an initial round of human testing for a possible vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus. NewLink Genetics Chief Financial Officer Gordon Link said Thursday the timing of the testing, which would involve up to 100 healthy volunteers, is uncertain. “We’re getting a lot of assistance from a number of sources to accelerate this, so exactly how long it’s going to take is a little uncertain because people are greasing the paths as much as they can,” Link sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966462014-08-14T08:57:14.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T08:57:14.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296646@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:57:14 MDT Letter: Sabin vaccine, not Salk, removed polio’s terror http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292999-82/vaccine-sabin-polio-salk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58292999-82/vaccine-sabin-polio-salk.html.csp">Letter: Sabin vaccine, not Salk, removed polio’s terror</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T16:12:02.13-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I’ve always admired George Will for his font of knowledge. But I was dismayed to read this in his column (“Maybe it is not a benevolently ordered universe,” August 12): “The 1950s success of the Salk vaccine in removing the terror of polio had encouraged the belief that pharmacology could slay all infectious diseases.” In fact, the oral vaccine developed in the late 1950s by Albert B. Sabin of the University of Cincinnati has been most successful in preventing the spread of polio worldwide, not...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292999@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:12:02 MDT USDA gives initial approval to pig virus vaccine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115547-79/vaccine-virus-ped-disease.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115547-79/vaccine-virus-ped-disease.html.csp">USDA gives initial approval to pig virus vaccine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By M.L. JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T17:31:01.625-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milwaukee • The federal government has given conditional approval to the first vaccine licensed to fight a deadly pig virus, and warmer weather appears to be slowing the spread of the disease that has been blamed in part for making bacon more expensive. Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed millions of baby pigs since it showed up in the United States last year, and pork prices have been rising for months. Bacon averaged more than $6 per pound in May, nearly 19 percent more than it did 12 months ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581155472014-06-25T17:31:01.625-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T17:31:01.625-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115547@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:31:01 MDT