Tuesday, August 9, 2022
News on Pathogens and Preparedness

VRBPAC Meeting to Review Novavax EAU for Adult COVID-19 Vaccine

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The FDA VRBPAC will meet in open session on 7 June 2022 to discuss an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) request by Novavax for a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 18 years of age and older.   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Vaccines and Related […]

ASM Microbe 2022

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ASM Microbe 2022 will be held 9-13 June 2022 in Washington, D.C. ASM Microbe 2022 will also include a virtual component providing access to scientific programming and accommodating those who are unable or do not wish to attend in-person. Get details on the digital experience. Antimicrobial agents and resistance, biofilms, HAIs, diagnostic immunology, antifungal agents, […]

VRBPAC Meeting to Review Moderna Pediatric (Ages 6-17) mRNA Vaccine EAU

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The VRBPAC committee will meet in open session on June 14, 2022 to discuss amending the EUA of the Moderna COVID-19 mRNA vaccine to include the administration of the primary series to children and adolescents 6 years through 17 years of age. FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than […]

VRBPAC Meeting to Review Pediatric (Infant – 5 Years) mRNA Vaccines

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The VRBPAC will meet in open session to discuss amending the EUA of the Moderna COVID-19 mRNA vaccine to include the administration of the primary series to infants and children 6 months through 5 years of age, and also to discuss amending the EUA of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 mRNA vaccine to include the administration of […]

ISPPD-12 International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel 123 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario

Discover the latest achievements in the fight against the pneumococcus at the ISPPD-12 International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases 19-23 June 2022 in Toronto. This meeting was originally scheduled for Oct 2020. Given on-going safety concerns for in-person meetings due to COVID-19 during 2020-2021, the in-person event was ultimately pushed to June 2022. The […]

VRBPAC Meeting on COVID-19 Vaccine Strain Composition Decisions

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The VRBPAC will meet in open session on 28 June 2022 to discuss whether and how the SARS-CoV-2 strain composition of COVID-19 vaccines should be modified. FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on […]

USG Policies for the Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern

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The purpose of this meeting is to gather feedback from stakeholders about their experiences implementing these policies, the effect of these policies in terms of achieving their stated goals, the overarching definition of DURC, and possible alternative approaches for the oversight and responsible conduct of DURC. This feedback will also be used to inform the […]

Toxins 2022 International Conference

New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA

TOXINS 2022 will be held July 27-30, 2022, at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana. This is the foremost gathering for the latest developments in the basic science and clinical applications of botulinum and other neurotoxins. The scientific program—presented by the world’s experts in their respective fields—will be of interest to basic scientists […]