Polio has been reduced by 99%*, since the start of the global polio eradication program by the World Health Organization and its partners. In contrast to many diseases, polio has the potential to become completely eradicated. The virus tend to occur in developing...
Selecting vaccine strains that match circulating influenza viruses antigenically remains an annual challenge. Vaccine mismatch [e.g., for recent A(H3N2) viruses] has contributed to reduced vaccine effectiveness. Reduced vaccine effectiveness not only may affect public health, but also causes economic losses due to absenteeism from work. Vaccine mismatches also fuel the ongoing debate about the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine.
On the 3rd of November 2016, Viroclinics Biosciences signed a rental agreement with its lessor Valad, for 825 m2 additional company space, located on the 21st floor of the Rotterdam Science Tower.