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Christina England, BA Hons

GAVI Guts UK For £1.5 Billion, Bill Gates Applauds

By Christina England, BA Hons / June 21, 2011

On Monday 13th June, David Cameron hosted a meeting with GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations) and sent shock waves around the world, after he pledged £814 million of taxpayers money to the to a child vaccine programme run by the Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates. This takes the UK’s total spend to £1.5 billion. […]

MRSA Vaccine Trial Is Halted, Ends In Disaster

By Christina England, BA Hons / June 9, 2011

Yesterday Reuters reported US Merck and Co have taken the very unusual step of discontinuing vaccine trials for Intercell’s MRSA vaccine. The decision was taken after experts advised the V710 vaccine was ‘unlikely to show a significant clinical benefit and expressed concerns about overall mortality and multi-organ dysfunction.’ The vaccine was set to have potential […]

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