Infectious Disease Control

COVID-19 Drives Rise in Global Fab Equipment Spending, SEMI Reports

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Soaring pandemic-inspired demand for chips that power everything from communications and IT infrastructures to personal computing, gaming and healthcare electronics will drive an 8% increase in global fab equipment spending in 2020 and a 13% increa...

2020-09-08 22:00 2298

Seegene introduces a High-throughput 8-plex Test for Flu A, Flu B, RSV and COVID-19 with dual internal controls

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Seegene, Inc. introduced a single tube real-time RT-PCR assay, Allplex™ SARS-CoV-2/FluA/FluB/RSV Assay, which simultaneously detects and differentiates Flu A, Flu B, RSV A/B, and three different target genes of COVID-19 (S gene, RdRP gene and N ge...

2020-09-08 20:00 1290

Seegene introduces a High-throughput 8-plex Test for Flu A, Flu B, RSV and COVID-19 with dual internal controls

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Seegene, Inc. introduced a single tube real-time RT-PCR assay, Allplex™ SARS-CoV-2/FluA/FluB/RSV Assay, which simultaneously detects and differentiates Flu A, Flu B, RSV A/B, and three different target genes of COVID-19 (S gene, RdRP gene and N ge...

2020-09-08 20:00 1722

INOVIO Adds Thermo Fisher Scientific To Global Manufacturing Consortium

INOVIO Plans to Have 100 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate INO-4800 Manufactured in 2021 PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INOVIO (NASDAQ:INO), a biotechnology company focused on bringing to market precisely designed DNA medicines to treat and protect people from inf...

2020-09-08 20:00 1971

Life After Covid-19: Big Questions on Medical and Bio-Engineering

DAEJEON, South Korea, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 9, the Global Strategic Institute at KAIST will delve into innovative future strategies for the medical and bio-engineering sectors that have been disrupted by COVID-19. The forum will live stream via YouTube, KTV, and Naver TV from...

2020-09-08 15:52 845

Otis Commissions Study on Elevator Airflow Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

* Independent study to investigate risk of airborne transmission in elevators * Findings aim to advance industry safety protocols and provide additional scientific data to inform riding public * Led by Purdue University expert TAIPEI and HONG KONG, Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Otis Worldwi...

2020-09-04 18:37 10582

First COVID-19 Global Forecast: IHME Projects Three-Quarters of a Million Lives Could be Saved by January 1

SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first global projections of the COVID-19 pandemic by nation, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at theUniversity of Washington's School of Medicine is predicting nearly 770,000 lives worldwide could be saved between now andJanuary ...

2020-09-04 10:49 2800

Guide IR Fever Warning Systems Help Canadian Schools Fight against COVID-19

CALGARY, Canada, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Guide Sensmart ("the Company"), a world leading manufacturer of infrared thermal imaging systems has supplied its mass fever screening solutions to schools in Canada in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic as students are returning to school. Gui...

2020-09-03 00:59 1125

NIH Awards MicroGEM up to $40.9M to Fast-Track Rapid, No-Lab COVID-19 Saliva Test

The U.S. company's molecular test simultaneously identifies presence of influenza types A and B CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroGEM today announced it has been awarded up to$40.9 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (...

2020-09-02 23:05 1442

Sinopharm Tech Plans to Set Up Face Masks Testing Laboratory, Aiming to Enhance Quality Control

HONG KONG, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinopharm Tech Holdings Limited ("Sinopharm Tech" and its subsidiaries, together, the "Group", stock code: 8156)  is pleased to announce that the Group has signed a management contract (" Management Agreement") with Intertek Testing Services Hong Kong Limite...

2020-09-02 20:48 18689

NCH Asia Pacific Launches "Everbrite Filter"--an innovation in Germicidal and Deodorizing Technology

SINGAPORE, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NCH Asia Pacific has recently announced the launch of "Everbrite Filter", an innovative air disinfection stick-on filter that can be integrated into all kinds of HVAC systems and kill up to 99.9% viruses and bacteria.

2020-09-02 16:28 1525

Humoral immune response to SARS-CoV2 in Iceland

Titers of antibodies against SARS-CoV2 do not decline within four months REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics inIceland, a subsidiary of Amgen Inc , biopharmaceutical company headquartered inCalifornia, and their collaborators, today publish a study in ...

2020-09-02 05:00 1860

GenScript Biotech Corporation signs exclusive agreement with PH biotech firm to distribute faster, more accurate and more affordable immunity tests for COVID-19

SINGAPORE, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GenScript Biotech Corporation ("GenScript", Stock Code: 1548.HK) entered an exclusive partnership with Philippines biotech company, IP Biotech. ). This will allow the firm to distribute a breakthrough test kit designed to measure the levels of neutralizing...

2020-09-01 10:30 6598

Million-selling Erba COVID-19 antibody tests now validated on leading ELISA analysers

LONDON, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To improve global availability of high-quality testing methods for SARS-CoV-2,Erba Mannheim announced the availability of validated automated protocols for their successful range of ErbaLisa COVID-19 IgG and IgM ELISA kits. Optimised protocols for popular ins...

2020-08-31 06:00 2141

Irish-based ROQU Group launches world-first 'Health Passport' digital platform to support increased global COVID-19 testing

- World-first technology developed by ROQU Group to protect society, economy, and jobs - Irish trial commences with national partners in healthcare, agriculture, education, childcare, logistics, entertainment, and other sectors - Irish-engineered digital platform, in partnership with advanced d...

2020-08-28 13:00 3202

Wellcare Introduces Digital Guide 'Enjoying an Active Life During A Pandemic'

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcare Telemedicine Platform today released a digital guide, 'Enjoying an Active life during a Pandemic.' They identified the risks associated with 12-daily activities for kids and adults, along with important advice on how to avoid catch...

2020-08-28 07:42 2842

New Data Suggest ExoFlo is Poised for a Quantum Leap in the Fight Against COVID-19

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Biologics, LLC announces a rapid acceleration of the investigational use of ExoFlo™ for treatment of COVID-19 as new mechanisms of SARS-CoV-2 have been revealed. Published inLung Cellular and Molecular Physiology in August, a recent research col...

2020-08-28 02:35 2603

Global Virus Network Reports: Renowned Doherty Institute In Australia Independently Verifies Earlier Findings That An Antimicrobial Technology Eradicates SARS-CoV-2 On Surfaces For More Than Six Weeks

The Findings Corroborate Research Previously Released by the Rega Medical Research Institute of KU Leuven,Belgium BALTIMORE, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition comprised of the world's preeminent human and animal virologists from 55 Centers of Excellence an...

2020-08-27 10:00 1837

TUV Rheinland: Certification in Spite of Coronavirus Pandemic - Quality Management in the Automotive Industry

COLOGNE, Germany, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The standards and regulations body has made arrangements to respond to the changed conditions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. It has focused its attentions on the following questions: Under what conditions can corporate audits and certifica...

2020-08-26 09:00 1769

First Rapid Corona Antigen Test Approved for Clinical Study in Germany

The health tech company Digital Diagnostics AG from Mainz, Germany, has received approval for clinical trials from a German ethics committee and the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM). This is a crucial regulatory step in the ongoing approval process for the Digid Cantisense™...

2020-08-26 03:23 2077
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