The midnight shutdown put 800,000 government employees on leave, including those at the FDA, NIH and CDC.
The Kimberly-Clark-backed cold and flu predictor mixes Big Data, and big branding, with an individualized focus.
The FDA approved GlaxoSmithKline's second quadrivalent flu vaccine, but a CVS study indicates that consumers are big fans of the vaccination, as long as they aren't the ones rolling up their sleeves.
Sanofi Pasteur scored a pharma first this past winter by offering "Shazam" technology as a way for viewers to interact with TV commercials for its Fluzone Intradermal influenza vaccine—and to find out where they could get the new shot.
The FDA approved a flu vaccine that can be produced quickly, and lacks many elements that make patients skittish.
Sanofi Pasteur has launched its first consumer advertising for Fluzone Intradermal, featuring a prickly pitch-critter meant to stress the flu vaccine's extra-thin needle.