Vaccines List

US & Canada – Aborted Fetal Cell Line Products

Disease Product Name Manufacturer Fetal Cell Line
Chickenpox Varivax, Varilrix Merck, GSK WI-38, MRC-5
Hepatitis A Vaqta, Havrix Avaxim, Epaxal Merck, GSK- Sanofi, Berna MRC-5 MRC-5
Hepatitis A & B
Hepatitis A & Typhoid
Measles/Mumps/Rubella MMR, Priorix Merck, GSK RA273, WI-38
Measles-Rubella MR Vax
RA273, WI-38
RA273, MRC-5
Mumps-Rubella Biavax 11 Merck RA273, Wl-38
Rubella Meruvax II

Panel on Infant Lives Meets in Washington  March 12, 2016  by Xavier Symons


Professor G. Kevin Donovan of Georgetown University testifying before the panel.

The US Senate Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives met for the first time last week, in a heated session that saw several experts testify against the procurement of fetal tissue for research. The panel was convened following the release of several videos apparently capturing Planned Parenthood employees negotiating the sale of tissue to private research firms.…

Characteristics and Viral Propagation Properties of a New Human Diploid Cell Line, Walvax-2, and its Suitability as a Candidate Cell Substrate for Vaccine Production

National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health  11/4/2015

Ma,B1, He LF, Zhang YL, Chen M, Wang LL, Yang, HW, Yan T, Sun MX, Zheng CY


Human diploid cell strains (HDCSs), possessing identical chromosome sets known to be free of all known adventitious agents, are of great use in developing human vaccines. However it is extremely difficult to obtain qualified HDCSs that can satisfy the requirements for the mass production of vaccines. We have