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V (LegiĂŁo Urbana album) V is the fifth album by Brazilian rock band LegiĂŁo Urbana, recorded in the last quarter of 1991 and released on the Emi-Odeon label on December 15, 1991. It's the first album recorded after Renato Russo discovered his disease (AIDS), that would lead to his death.
V (New York City Subway service) The V Sixth Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. It is colored orange on the route sign (either on the front and/or side - depending on equipment used) and on station signs and the NYC Subway map, as it represents a service provided on the IND Sixth Avenue Line through midtown Manhattan.
V (operating system) The V operating system (sometimes written V-System, not to be confused with System V) is a microkernel operating system that was developed by faculty and students in the Distributed Systems Group at Stanford University in the 1980s, led primarily by Prof. David Cheriton.
V (Vanessa Hudgens album) V is the title of Vanessa Hudgens's debut album released on September 26, 2006. Hudgens said of the title that the "V" stands for Vanessa, but also for variety, "because my album, in a way, is a mix" of pop, pop rock, dance electronic, and ballads.
V and W class destroyer The V and W class was an amalgam of six similar classes of destroyer built for the Royal Navy under the War Emergency Programme of World War I and generally treated as one class. For their time they were among the most powerful and advanced ships of their type in the world, and set the trend for future designs.
V bomber The term V bomber was used for the Royal Air Force (RAF) aircraft during the 1950s and 1960s that comprised the United Kingdom's strategic nuclear strike force. The bombers, whose names all started with the letter "V", were the Vickers Valiants (first flew 1951), Handley Page Victors (first flew 1952) and Avro Vulcans (first flew 1952).
V CAST V CAST is a 3G EV-DO network created by Verizon Wireless used for streaming of video clips and music. The typical download speed is between 400 and 700 kilobits per second with burst speeds of up to 2 megabits per second.
V District, Turku The V District, also known as ItĂ¤ranta (Finnish; Ă–ststranden in Swedish, meaning 'east bank'), is one of the central districts of Turku, Finland. As its name suggests, it is located on the east side of the river Aura, and stretches from the IV District (Martti) all the way to the mouth of the river.
V Empire (or Dark Faerytales in Phallustein) V Empire (or Dark Faerytales in Phallustein) is Cradle of Filth's second official release, following The Principle of Evil Made Flesh. The title is a play on the words "vampire" and "empire".
V for Vendetta V for Vendetta is a comic book series written by Alan Moore and illustrated mostly by David Lloyd, set in a dystopian future United Kingdom. A mysterious anarchist named "V" works to destroy the authoritarian government, profoundly affecting the people whom he encounters.
V for Vendetta (novelization) V for Vendetta is a novelization of the film of the same name. The novel was written by comic writer Steve Moore, who adapted it from the screenplay (by the Wachowski brothers) based on a graphic novel, V for Vendetta, which was written by Alan Moore (there is no relation between the two authors) and illustrated by David Lloyd.
V Festival The V Festival is an annual rock festival in England, the first to be held simultaneously at two sites - currently Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex and Weston Park in Staffordshire. Originally, the festival took the name of the current year, with the first festival "V96" including a Warrington leg.
V Festival (Australia) The Australian V Festival is a spin-off of the British V Festival, and is to be run by the Virgin Group in Sydney and on the Gold Coast over the weekend of the 31st March and the 1st of April, 2007. The event is sponsored by Virgin Mobile and Virgin Blue.
V Graham Norton V Graham Norton was an entertainment programme shown on Channel 4 in the UK starring Graham Norton, broadcast every weeknight as a successor to the weekly So Graham Norton. It featured celebrities who chatted with Graham and became involved in studio games which were usually laden with smut and sexual innuendo.
V particle In particle physics, V is a generic name for heavy, unstable subatomic particles that decay into a pair of particles, thereby producing a characteristic letter V in a bubble chamber or other particle detector. Such particles were first detected using the Cosmotron particle accelerator at Brookhaven National Laboratory in the 1950's.
V Recordings V Recordings is a drum and bass record label, based in London. Started by DJs Bryan Gee and Jumping Jack Frost, V Recordings is one of the longest-running Drum and Bass imprints, with a large catalogue of releases stretching back to 1993.
V sign The V sign is a hand gesture in which the first and second fingers are raised and parted, whilst the remaining fingers are clenched. Originally considered a "Victory" sign (for V as in victory), it can also carry connotations of "Peace" and "Defiance.
V Yomahesh Vijaykumar Yomahesh(Born 21 December, 1987, in Chennai) is a right-armed medium-fast bowler who has only played one first class match for Chennai. He broke into the Indian U19 one-day squad for the series against Australia in September 2005 and played sufficiently well enough to retain his squad place for both the Afro-Asian Cup and the U19 World Cup in Sri Lanka this year.
V'Zot HaBerachah V'Zot HaBerachah, VeZot Haberakha, or Zos Habrocho (×•×–××Ş ×”×‘×¨×›×” â€” Hebrew for "and this is the blessing," the first words in the parshah) is the 54th weekly and last parshah or portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the 11th in the book of Deuteronomy. It constitutes Jews in the Diaspora generally read it in September or October on the Simchat Torah festival.
V-1 flying bomb The Vergeltungswaffe-1, V-1, also designated Fieseler Fi 103/FZG-76, known colloquially in English as the Flying bomb, Buzz bomb or Doodlebug, was the first guided missile used in war and the forerunner of today's cruise missile.
V-12 Navy College Training Program The V-12 Navy College Training Program was designed to supplement the force of commissioned officers in the United States Navy during World War II. Between July 1, 1943 and June 30, 1946, over 125,000 men were enrolled in the V-12 program in 131 colleges and universities in the United States.
V-2 Schneider "V-2 Schneider" is an instrumental piece written by David Bowie in 1977 for the album "Heroes". The piece was named for the V-2 rocket and for Kraftwerk member Florian Schneider, who was a heavy influence on Bowie at the time.
V-22 Osprey The V-22 Osprey is a joint service, multi-mission military aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. It is designed to perform missions like a conventional helicopter with the long-range, high-speed cruise performance of a turboprop aircraft.
V-3 cannon Like the V-1 flying bomb and the V-2 rocket, the V-3 cannon (given the cover name Hochdruckpumpe ("High Pressure Pump") in German) was one of the three "vengeance weapons" (German: Vergeltungswaffe) planned by Nazi Germany during World War II. Unlike the V-1 and the V-2, however, the V-3 was not a jet or rocket propelled missile but a huge underground complex located in Mimoyecques, France.
V-ATPase Vacuolar type H+-ATPase (V-ATPase) is a highly conserved evolutionarily ancient enzyme with remarkably diverse functions in eukaryotic organisms. V-ATPases acidifiy a wide array of intracellular organelles and pump protons across the plasma membranes of numerous cell types.
V-boat The V-boats were a group of nine submarines built between World War I and World War II for the United States Navy. They were not a ship class in the usual sense of a series of nearly-identical ships built from the same design, but because no other boats were being built during that time, the term "V-boats" is used to include these five classes of submarines.
V-commerce V-commerce (Voice-Commerce) is a term coined by Nuance Communications, as an umbrella term for the use of speech recognition to allow for voice activated services, including telephone] dialing, [[internet browsing, and e-mail retreival. Nuance founded, along with others, the V-Commerce Alliance to promote a framework for this service.
V-CAM A V-CAM, or Viewer Created Ad Message, is one of the pieces one could make and submit to Current TV. Current TV's sponsors, like Toyota, or Mountain Dew, have assignments so that one could create a commercial for the given product.
V-Cord V-Cord was a videocassette format developed and released by Sanyo in 1974. V-Cord was released in two versions: V-Cord I (or just simply V-Cord), which could record a maximum of 30 minutes on one V-Cord cassette, and the later V-Cord II, released in 1976, which could record a maximum of 120 minutes on a V-Cord II cassette.
V-Day V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations.
V-chip V-chip is a generic term used for a feature of television receivers allowing the blocking of programs based on their ratings category. It is intended for use by parents to manage their children's television viewing.
V-Rally V-Rally (also known as Need for Speed: V-Rally in North AmericaThe North American release of the game is tagged with an additional "Need for Speed" prefix after Electronic Arts acquired the rights to publish the game in the United States in order to help sales of the game, due to the fact that rally racing held little support in the U.S.
V&A Museum of Childhood The V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green in the East End of London is a branch of the Victoria and Albert Museum (the "V&A"), which is the United Kingdom's national museum of applied arts.
V&S Group V&S Group (V&S Vin & Sprit AB) is a Swedish-government-owned producer and distributor of alcoholic beverages. Until 1994 it had the position of a national monopoly for distribution and production, but this was abolished when Sweden joined the European Union in 1995.
V(D)J recombination V(D)J recombination is a mechanism of DNA recombination used by humans and other vertebrates for immunological protection against attacks by bacterial, viral, and parasitic invaders. It is a site-specific recombination reaction that generates diverse T-cell receptor (TCR) and immunoglobulin (Ig) molecules that are necessary for the recognition of the greatly diverse foreign antigens.
V. B. Chandrasekhar Vakkadai Biksheswaran Chandrasekhar (born 21 August 1961 in Madras (now Chennai), India) is a former Indian cricketer. He played domestic cricket for Tamil Nadu and played seven one-day internationals for India in 1988-90
V. Craig Jordan Virgil Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, DSc (born Texas, USA) is a scientist specializing in drugs for breast cancer treatment and prevention. Currently Vice President and Scientific Director for Medical Science at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, Jordan was the first to discover the breast cancer prevention properties of tamoxifen.
V. Lane Rawlins Veldon Lane Rawlins is the current President of Washington State University (WSU). Born on November 30, 1937 in southeastern Idaho, United States, he graduated from Brigham Young University in 1963 with a bachelor's degree in economics.
V. R. Parton Vernon Rylands Parton (1897â€“1974) was an English chess enthusiast who invented several chess variants, including Alice chess, played on two chessboards. In 1974, Philip Cohen named the chess variant Parton chess in his honour.
V. S. Achuthanandan Velikkakathu Sankaran Achuthanandan, (Malayalam:ŕ´µŕµ‡ŕ´˛ŕ´żŕ´•ŕµŤŕ´•ŕ´•ŕ´¤ŕµŤŕ´¤ŕµŤ ŕ´¶ŕ´™ŕµŤŕ´•ŕ´°ŕ´¨ŕµŤâ€Ť ŕ´…ŕ´šŕµŤŕ´Żŕµŕ´¤ŕ´ľŕ´¨ŕ´¨ŕµŤŕ´¦ŕ´¨ŕµŤâ€Ť) (20 October, 1923 â€“ ) is the twentieth Chief Minister of Kerala state, India. He has been a Politburo member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) since 1985 and is popularly known as "Comrade VS".
V. Suarez V. SuĂˇrez & Company is one of Puerto Rico's largest commercial enterprises, and is the leading consumer products distributor in Puerto Rico with interests in Beverages, Food, Household Goods, Toys and Housewares.
V.C. Wynne-Edwards Vero Copner Wynne-Edwards (4 July 1906 â€” January 5 1997) was a British zoologist best known for espousing group selection, most notably in his 1962 book, Animal Dispersion in Relation to Social Behavior. In it, he argued that many behaviors are adaptations of the group, rather than adaptations of the individual, and that populations have adaptive self regulatory mechanisms.
V.V. Beloussov Vladimir Vladimirovich E. Beloussov (1907-1990) was an Earth scientist in the Soviet Union, and a prominent advocate of alternatives to the theories of plate tectonics and seafloor spreading during the period of the 20th century in which debate on these subjects was most intense.
V1-morph An V1-morph is an organism that changes in shape during growth such that its surface area is proportional to its volume to the power 1, so to its volume. In most cases both volume and surface area are proportional to length
V2 Institute for the Unstable Media V2_: 'Institute for the Unstable Media (generally abbreviated as V2_), is an interdisciplinary center for art and media technology in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Founded in 1981, V2_ is an organization that concerns itself with research and development in the field of art and media technology.
V2 Records V2 Records was an independent record label which was started in 1996 by Richard Branson, four years after he sold Virgin Records to EMI. Over the years V2 acquired Junior Boy's Own, Gee Street Records, Blue Dog Records and Big Cat Records.
V3 loop The third variable loop or V3 loop is a part or region of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. The V3 loop of the viron's envelope glycoprotein, gp120, allows it to infect human immune cells by binding to a cytokine receptor on the target human immune cell, such as a CCR5 cell or CXCR4 cell, depending on the strain of HIV.
V3 LANs V3 is a bring-your-own-computer computer gaming event held in Christchurch, New Zealand. It was started by the founders of the L3 LAN group to allow gamers under 18 years of age access to larger LAN events in the south island.
V354 Cephei V354 Cephei is a red supergiant star located within the Milky Way. It is located approximately 9,000 light-years away from our Sun and is probably the third largest known star, with a diameter 1520 times that of the Sun.
V6 engine A V6 engine is a V engine with six cylinders. It is the second most common engine configuration in modern cars after the inline four; it shares with that engine a compactness well suited to the popular front-wheel drive layout, and is becoming more common as car weights increase.
V6 Grafton Street The V6 Grafton Street is a major local road in Milton Keynes. Its formal name is simply "Grafton Street": the "V6" designation is an urban planning name that indicates that it is the sixth north-south grid road in the Milton Keynes grid road system.
V8 (band) V8 is an Argentine heavy metal band created in 1982, one of the first notable Argentine bands of that genre. After its dissolution former members have continued their careers starting other heavy metal bands, HermĂ©tica, Horcas, Rata Blanca, Logos and Almafuerte.
V8 Supercar V8 Supercars is a touring car racing category. It is the most popular motorsport in Australia, has a considerable following in New Zealand, and is steadily growing in popularity across the world where television coverage allows.
V850 The NEC Electronics Corporation V850 is a 32-bit embedded RISC microcontroller originally developed and manufactured by NEC, succeeded by V850 variants named V850E, and V850E2 which run uClinux, and is supported by the GNU Compiler Collection.
Va'ad Harabonim of Lakewood Va'ad Harabonim of Lakewood ("rabbinical council of Lakewood") is a rabbinical organization of Orthodox rabbis in the town of Lakewood, New Jersey. The organization, which represents the large Orthodox Haredi community in Lakewood, is primarily political, endorsing candidates for office and communicating the needs of the community to elected officials.
Va'aiga Tuigamala Va'aiga Lealuga Tuigamala (born September 4, 1969, Faleasiu, Samoa) is a Samoan rugby footballer. As well as playing for the All Blacks, he represented Samoa in both rugby union and rugby league, playing at centre and wing, .
Va'eira Va'eira, Va'era, or Vaera (×•××¨× â€” Hebrew for â€śand I appearedâ€ť the first word that God speaks in the parshah, in Exodus 6:3) is the fourteenth weekly parshah or portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the second in the book of Exodus. It constitutes Exodus 6:2â€“9:35.
Va'etchanan Va'etchanan, Vaetchanan, V'etchanan, Va-et'chanan, Va-Ethannan, VaEtchanan, Vaethchanan, Vaethhanan, Va'ethanan, Va'eth-hanan, Vaeschanan, or Waethanan (×•××Ş×—× ×ź â€” Hebrew for â€śand I pleaded,â€ť the first word in the parshah) is the 45th weekly parshah or portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the second in the book of Deuteronomy. It constitutes Jews in the Diaspora generally read it in late July or August.
Vaad Leumi Vaad Leumi (Hebrew language: ×•×˘×“ ×ś××•×ž×™), also known as Jewish National Council of Palestine (JNC) or Jewish People's Council was the main national institution of the Jewish community within the British Mandate of Palestine.
Vaada (film) Vaada (transilate: Promise) is a 2005 Bollywood film of the thriller genre. Directed by Satish Kaushik, the plot revolves around a murder amidst a convoluted love-triangle and stars Arjun Rampal portraying as Rahul, the accidentally blinded husband of Pooja played by Amisha Patel, as well as his former best friend and her former crazed lover, Karan, played by Zayed Khan.
Vaal River The Vaal River is the largest tributary of the Orange River in South Africa. The river has its source in the Drakensberg mountains in Mpumalanga, east of Johannesburg, and flows southwest to its conjunction with the Orange River southwest of Kimberley in the Northern Cape.
Vaal Triangle The Vaal Triangle is a triangular area of land formed by Vereeniging, Vanderbijlpark and Sasolburg - together they comprise a substantial urban complex in South Africa. Meyerton, just north of Vereeniging, is also generally included in the complex.
Vaala, Turku Vaala (Finnish; Svalas in Swedish) is a district in the ItĂ¤harju-Varissuo ward of the city of Turku, in Finland. It is located to the east of the city centre, and consists mainly of a strip of low-density residential area between the more densely built suburbs of Varissuo and Lauste.
Vaalbank Vaalbank is a small town some 95 kilometers northeast of Pretoria. The town is an important one in Mpumalanga's northwestern end where the majority of the surrounding population is rural and does not have infrastructure.
Vaalpens Vaalpens (dusty-bellies), as of the beginning of the 20th century, a little-known nomadic people of South Africa, who survive in small groups in the Zoutpansberg and Waterberg districts of the Transvaal, especially along the Magalakwane river. They are akin to the Bushmen.
Vaalwater Vaalwater is a small town situated on the Mokolo River in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. It lies at the southern edge of the Waterberg Massif, which is a biosphere that contains considerable biodiversity, including numerous large mammals (e.
Vaartha Bhaarathi Vaartha Bhaarathi (ŕ˛µŕ˛ľŕ˛¤ŕ˛ľŕłŻ ŕ˛ŕ˛ľŕ˛°ŕ˛¤ŕ˛ż) is the fastest growing Kannada daily (ŕ˛•ŕ˛¨ŕłŤŕ˛¨ŕ˛ˇ ŕ˛¦ŕ˛żŕ˛¨ŕ˛Şŕ˛¤ŕłŤŕ˛°ŕ˛żŕ˛•ŕł†) in the Indian southern state, Karnataka, with a prominent presence in the coastal region. Vaartha Bhaarathi (also known as Vaartha Bharathi) is a very popular Kannada newspaper amongst the Indian expatriates living in the Persian Gulf States.
Vaasa (constituency) Vaasa is a constituency represented in the Finnish Eduskunta (parliament). It covers the administrative regions of Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia and Southern Ostrobothnia, with a combined population of about 439,000 (as of 2002).
Vaasa Ammattikorkeakoulu University of Applied Sciences Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu University of Applied Sciences is a multidisciplinary, multilingual and international polytechnic university providing bachelor & Master level's higher education and research services within Technology and Communication, Business Economics and Tourism as well as Health Care and Social Services.
Vaastav: The Reality Vaastav: The Reality is a story of Raghunath Namdev Shivalkar who transforms from a Pav bhaji vendor to a feared underworld don. Directed by newcomer Mahesh Manjrekar, this film went on to win all the major awards in Bollywood for the year 1999.
VaÄźzalÄ± Waghzali [a name]: This dance is very popular between conmen people for its very elegant and desirable melody and its elegant and soft movements. You can't find a marriage which this dance isn't performed in it.
Vabank Vabank is a Polish film from 1981; the first film directed by Juliusz Machulski and a popular criminal comedy, set in a certain cityThe place where the film takes places is never defined in the movie. There are some suggestions that it may be ĹĂłdĹş or Warsaw; while this is mostly a trivia and not that important to the plot, we can note that the movie was filmed actually in PiotrkĂłw Trybunalski.
Vabis Vabis was a Swedish car and truck manufacturer, founded in 1891 as Vagnfabriks Aktiebolaget i SĂ¶dertĂ¤lje in municipality of SĂ¶dertĂ¤lje to produce railway cars. The first automobile of Vabis was designed in 1897, and the first truck appeared in 1902.
Vaca toposa Vaca toposa (toposa cow) is a small, mean-looking skinny cow shown in the fiestas of some typical Spanish towns. The distinction between toposa cows and milking cows is a basic survival skill taught to first-year pre-school children in most schools in the Vega Baja: toposa cows are skinny and very aggressive, while milking cows are fat and peaceful.
Vaca Valley and Clear Lake Railroad The Vaca Valley & Clear Lake Railroad was a standard gauge railroad that operated at Vacaville, California in the late 1800's. The Vaca Valley Railroad was incorporated on April 12 1869 to run a branch from the mainline of the California Pacific Railroad (later Southern Pacific Railroad's mainline between Sacramento and Oakland, CA) at Elmira, California to Rumsey.
Vaca Valley Railroad The Vaca Valley Railroad was a standard gauge railroad that operated at Vacaville, California in the late 1800's. The Vaca Valley Railroad was incorporated on April 12 1869 to run a branch from the mainline of the California Pacific Railroad (later Southern Pacific Railroad's mainline between Sacramento and Oakland, CA) at Elmira, California to Rumsey.
Vacances de printemps (Lapinot) Vacances de printemps (unofficial English translation: Spring vacation) is a comic strip in the series The spiffy adventures of McConey (Les formidables aventures de Lapinot in the original French language), by the popular French cartoonist Lewis Trondheim. It was first released in 1999 as volume 5 in the series.
Vacant niches The issue of what exactly defines a 'vacant niche' and whether they exist in Ecosystems is the subject of some considerable controversy. It is important to understand that the subject is intimately tied into a much broader debate on whether ecosystems can reach equilibrium, where they could theoretically become maximally saturated with species.
Vacanti mouse The Vacanti mouse was a laboratory mouse that had what looked like a human ear grown on its back. The "ear" was actually an ear-shaped cartilage structure grown by seeding cartilage cells into a biodegradable ear-shaped mold.
Vacation Vacation is a term used in English-speaking North America to describe a lengthy time away from work or school, a trip abroad, or simply a pleasure trip away from home, such as a trip to the beach that lasts several days or longer. In the rest of the English-speaking world the word "holiday" is used, whereas in North America, "holiday" normally applies to a specific national holiday or long weekend related to such a day.
Vacation rental Vacation rental is a term in the travel industry meaning renting out a furnished apartment or house on a temporary basis to tourists as an alternative to a hotel. Vacation rentals are becoming increasingly popular in Europe (especially in the UK) as well as in Canada.
VacĂłn VacĂłn is a hybrid martial art used by the Peruvian military personnel and local police to prevent crime in impoverished areas. It was founded in the early 1980s by a former marine and jujitsu expert from the Lima district of Villa el Salvador broadcasting the propaganda of his martial arts through books and local television.
VaccarĂ¨se VaccarĂ¨se is a red wine grape that is grown primarily in the Rhone Valley and is a permitted blending grape for ChĂ˘teauneuf-du-Pape. Similar to Muscardin and Aubun the grape is indigenous to this area of France.
Vacceos The Vacceos were an ancient tribe who settled in the Meseta Central of northern Hispania (in modern Spain). According to Diodorus Siculus, they were the most cultured group of the Celtiberians, and Silius Italicus would define them as merchants and businessmen.
Vaccination of dogs Programs supporting regular vaccination of dogs have contributed both to the health of dogs and to the public health. In countries where routine rabies vaccination of dogs is practiced, rabies in humans is reduced to a very rare event.
Vaccination schedule Over the past two decades, the recommended vaccination schedule in the United States and elsewhere has grown rapidly and become more complicated as many new vaccines have been developed and marketed. A vaccine is an antigenic preparation used to produce active immunity to a disease, in order to prevent or reduce the effects of infection by any natural or 'wild' pathogen.
Vaccine A vaccine is an antigenic preparation used to establish immunity to a disease. The term derives from Edward Jenner's use of cowpox ("vacca" means cow in Latin), which, when administered to humans, provided them protection against smallpox, which Pasteur and others perpetuated.
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization is a non-profit organization owned by the University of Saskatchewan and operates with financial support from the governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta as well as Government of Canada and industry competitive grants. In addition to the 100,000 sq ft facility on campus, VIDO also operates a 160-acre research station.
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System is a United States program for vaccine safety, co-sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). VAERS is a post-marketing safety surveillance program, collecting information about adverse events (possible side effects) that occur after administration of vaccines.
Vaccine failure A vaccine failure is when an organism develops a disease in spite of being vaccinated against it. Primary vaccine failure occurs when an organism's immune system does not produce enough antibodies when first vaccinated.
Vaccine injury Vaccine injury is a term used in both medicine and law to designate alleged injuries sustained by individuals subsequent to having been vaccinated. Historically, allegations of vaccine injuries have come in waves, and have been closely related to litigation, and publicity surrounding that litigation.
Vaccine shortage of 2004 The vaccine shortage of 2004 came to light in the final weeks of the US Presidential Campaign. An American company, Chiron, had their operating licence suspended by British officials following problems at their manufacturing plant in Liverpool, England.
Vaccine-associated sarcoma A vaccine-associated sarcoma (VAS) is a type of malignant tumor found in cats that has been linked to certain vaccines. VAS has become a concern for veterinarians and cat owners alike and has resulted in changes in recommended vaccine protocols.
Vaccinium Vaccinium is a genus of shrubs in the plant Family Ericaceae including the cranberry, blueberry, bilberry or whortleberry, cowberry or lingonberry, and huckleberry. The genus contains about 450 species, which are found mostly in the cooler areas of the Northern Hemisphere, although there are tropical species from as widely separated areas as Madagascar and Hawai'i.
Vaccinium arboreum Vaccinium arboreum (Sparkleberry or Farkleberry) is a species of Vaccinium native to the southeastern United States, from southern Virginia west to southeastern Missouri, and south to Florida and eastern Texas.
Vaccinium parvifolium Vaccinium parvifolium (Red Huckleberry) is a species of Vaccinium native to the Pacific Northwest of North America, where it is common in forests from southeastern Alaska and British Columbia south through Washington and Oregon to central California. It occurs mostly at low elevations, from sea level up to a maximum of 1,820 m altitude.
Vaccinium reticulatum The Ohelo (Vaccinium reticulatum) is a flowering plant in the family Ericaceae, and is native to Hawaii, where it grows at altitudes of 640-3,700 m on lava flows and freshly disturbed volcanic ash on Maui and Hawai'i, and less commonly on Kaua'i, O'ahu, and Moloka'i. It shows adaptations to volcanic activity, being able to survive ash falls of over 25 cm depth and being an important colonist of fresh ash deposits.
Vaclav Benda Vaclav Benda (August 8, 1946 - June 2, 1999) was a Czechoslovakian born political activist and mathematician. Along with other dissidents in the 1960s and 70s, Benda led the movement for greater political freedom and expression in the communist-dominated nation.
Vaclav Nedorost VĂˇclav Nedorost (born March 16, 1982, in Treninton, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech professional ice hockey center. He was drafted in the first round, 14th overall, by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.