The state’s industry association representing innovative life sciences businesses said Tuesday it will seek to triple the number of investors in life science startups as a result of a measure passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Nikki Haley Friday.
Medical innovation has led to prevention, cures and relief from disease and suffering that have improved quality of life for people in the United States and around the world. Side effects can occur. The facts bear out that vaccine programs have been overwhelmingly safe.
America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are today working on nearly 400 new medicines and vaccines to combat infectious diseases Many of these medicines are already in late-stage clinical trials or being considered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval for patient use. Get the facts on vaccine safety.
Update: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it will wait for results from a trial of Pfizer Inc's Prevnar 13 pneumonia vaccine before deciding whether to recommend its use in all adults aged 50 and older.