Infectious Disease

Health & Conservation Leaders Issue Joint Call to Shut Down High-Risk Wildlife Markets to Help Curb Future Outbreaks

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HONG KONG, April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the world grapples with the worst global public health emergency in recent memory, more than 100 scientists and conservation leaders from 25 countries are calling on governments across the globe to address high-risk wildlife trade to reduce the chance of another outbreak.

New York Times Magazine Explores Lab’s Work With Gene Drives


CRB-designed facility supports work to remap mosquito genes in fight against infectious disease

The highly complex and scientific battle to contain, treat and one day cure mosquito-borne disease is being waged on groundbreaking fronts. One of them is at a laboratory at the University of California, San Diego, where scientists are working obsessively to re-map arthropod genetics and, ultimately, flip the script on infectious illnesses.

The Pfizer Foundation Announces 20 Grants Focused on Strengthening Health Systems to Combat Infectious Disease

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The Pfizer Foundation* announced today 20 grants to help non-governmental organizations (NGOs), non-profits and social enterprises address critical health challenges related to infectious diseases, including the increasing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. Recipients of the one-year Global Health Innovation Grants (GHIG) include partners in 12 low- and middle-income countries that will each receive US $100,000, for a total investment this year of US $2 million by The Pfizer Foundation.

BARDA Grants $43.2 million USD to Sanofi Pasteur for Zika

- Funds will be used for phase II development and manufacturing -
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Paris, France, September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi and its vaccines global business unit Sanofi Pasteur announced today that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the U.S.

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research to Transfer Technology

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PARIS, July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi and its vaccines global business unit Sanofi Pasteur announced today a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) on the co-development of a Zika vaccine candidate.  According to the terms of the agreement, WRAIR will transfer its Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine technology to Sanofi Pasteur, opening the door for a broader collaboration with the U.S. government.

A New Kind of Climate Change Graphic


Urgency. Not panic, but a healthy sense of urgency. That’s what we need.

Remember a couple of posts back when I talked about the linkages between food waste and climate change? I wrote in that post that everything we can do to reverse climate change, we should do. I also wrote that I was going to say that a lot more often.

Sanofi – Gilles Lhernould Announces the Beginning of COP21

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Sanofi – Gilles Lhernould announces the beginning of COP21.

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Sanofi – Cop 21 - Jean Christophe Bligny - Attenuation: Sanofi’s Carbon Path

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Sanofi commits to reducing its carbon footprint by adopting responsible practices to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions throughout the world.

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Sanofi – Cop 21 - What are the Consequences for Climate Change on Population’s Health?

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Sylvie Joussaume, Climatologist at National Institute of Sciences of the Universe (CNRS, France), explains how climate change is already noticeable and affects people's health: extreme weather events, food shortages, restrict access to water or air pollution, are some of its consequences.

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Sanofi – Cop 21 - First Step to Act on Infectious Diseases Evolution Due to Climate Change

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Laurent Fraisse, head of research on infectious diseases at Sanofi, explains how research can help tackling infectious diseases evolution due to climate change.

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