Chiron Vaccines

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From the OBN website:

Chiron Vaccines is the world's fifth largest vaccines company and has its headquarters in Oxford, UK, with facilities located throughout Europe, the US and Asia. The company is the world's second largest manufacturer of flu vaccines, and has important meningitis, paediatric and travel vaccine franchises. Chiron Vaccines is the leading vaccine manufacturer in the UK, Germany and Italy, and its portfolio of products includes vaccines for influenza, meningitis C, yellow fever, rabies, tick borne encephalitis, haemophilus influenzae B (Hib), polio, mumps, measles and rubella (MMR) and diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough).[1]

Chiron Corporation was acquired by Novartis International AG on April 20, 2006. It had offices and facilities in eighteen countries on five continents. Chiron's business and research was in three main areas: biopharmaceuticals, vaccines and blood testing.[2]


Chiron Corporation Board of Directors 2006


Phone:01865 782800
fax: 01865 332601


Chiron Vaccines was a donor to the Science Media Centre from October 2004 to February 2007 according to the SMC.[4]