Five Things to Know About the Vaccine Industry in 2016

Five Things to Know About the Vaccine Industry in 2016

A lot happened in vaccines this year, but five trends stay out. The vaccine market continued its growth and innovation in 2016. Merck, Sanofi Pasteur, Pfizer, Glaxo Smith Kline and CSL are among the top companies in the market. Segment growth, the growing obesity challenge and delivery systems were among the trends noted this year. The healthcare market research publisher has studied vaccine markets for a decade, and this year published its report Vaccines 2016.


Kalorama on Fox Business News: The Business of Vaccines

Kalorama on Fox Business News: The Business of Vaccines

How big is the business of vaccines? Yesterday, Fox Business News featured information from Kalorama’s global vaccine report. They reported our estimate of the market at 25.5 billion in 2014. Most of that is childhood vaccines, though influenza is also a large category. But as Fox Business News pointed out, it’s not as profitable as the rest of the pharmaceutical market. Vaccines are expensive to make, facilities are expensive and outsourcers can often be at capacity in peak seasons. Thus there ...