News of Note—Protein Sciences, flu activity and more

In this week's News of Note, Protein Sciences CEO Manon Cox has left the company.

Here's some other vaccine news of note for the week:

> Protein Sciences CEO Manon Cox has left the company now that the acquisition is complete by Sanofi Pasteur. Meriden Record-Journal story

> Sinovac's hepatitis A vaccine Healive won World Health Organization backing, enabling United Nations agencies to purchase doses. Pharmaletter story

> Influenza is already widespread in 36 states this season, according to the CDC. USA Today story