Infectious Disease Control

Inovio's DNA-Encoded Monoclonal Antibody (dMAb(TM)) Platform Leaps Forward with First-in-Human Trial

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pennsylvania, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) in collaboration with The Wistar Institute and theUniversity of Pennsylvania announced today the initiation of the first human study of its DNA-encoded monoclonal antibody (dMAb™) technology to...

2019-01-07 21:00 928

Tychan Begins Phase I Trials for First Ever Yellow Fever Drug

- Monoclonal antibody TY014 advanced from initiation to clinical development in seven months - Proprietary platform demonstrates potential for rapid intervention against future infectious disease outbreaks SINGAPORE, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tychan, a clinical-stage biotechnology company ba...

2018-12-06 18:00 921

OIC appreciates Bio Farma's role in promoting Vaccine Self Reliance among OIC Member Countries

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Delegations from Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) visited Bio Farma in Bandung, accompanied by Indonesia's National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) representatives. President Director of Bio Farma M. Rahman Roestan said, "This i...

2018-11-27 19:12 737

KT Partners with Ghana Gov't for Epidemic Preparedness

* KT Signs Agreement with Ghana Health Service for Disease Prevention * Korean Telecom Leader Brings Technology to Help People Around World SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- KT Corporation (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT),South Korea's largest telecommunications company, reached a miles...

2018-11-22 16:44 1220

KT Chairman Advocates New Technology for Better World

* Harvard Business School Selects KT-MEG Solution for 2018 Case Study * KT Corp. Aims for KRW1 Trillion Sales in Smart Energy Market in 2022 SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman Hwang Chang-Gyu of KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT) introduced the company's smart energy solu...

2018-11-14 15:24 500

Neurent Medical's RF-based Minimally Invasive Rhinitis Therapy Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan

Neurent Medical's rhinitis device delivers radio frequency energy in a focused and controllable zone of effect, causing minimal collateral damage to surrounding tissues LONDON, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the European rhinitis therapy market, Frost & Sullivan re...

2018-11-13 15:00 365

Medicines We Can Trust Campaign Rallies Mekong Governments and Leaders to Improve Access to Quality Medicines

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and other leaders from the Greater Mekong Subregion joined hands as part of a global campaign to improve access to quality medicines. The announcement was made during the Phnom Penh Regional Conference on the figh...

2018-11-07 10:00 584

Marken Assists In Fight Against Polio

Marken Leads Logistics for Urgent Vaccine Need in Papua New Guinea    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken shared news today of a coordinated project for shipments of biological samples to test for the presence of the polio virus inPapua New Guinea (PNG).  A...

2018-11-06 19:00 352

Marken Assists In Fight Against Polio

Marken Leads Logistics for Urgent Vaccine Need in Papua New Guinea    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken shared news today of a coordinated project for shipments of biological samples to test for the presence of the polio virus inPapua New Guinea (PNG).  A...

2018-11-06 19:00 441

Tychan Successfully Completes Human Safety Studies for the First-in-Class Potent Monoclonal Antibody against Zika Virus

* Tychan reports safety and pharmacokinetic data in healthy volunteers for the first-in-class anti-Zika therapeutic antibody, Tyzivumab * Regulators approve testing of Tyzivumab in Zika Patients in a Phase1B trial to be conducted inSingapore SINGAPORE, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tychan, a ...

2018-10-29 21:29 567

Young Century Micro Tech, Inc. Introduces New Microwave Power Equalizing Technology for Energy, Lumber, Agriculture, Medical, and Home-Appliance Markets

BERKELEY, California, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Young Century Micro Tech, Inc. has announced the availability of its new microwave power equalizing technology (MPET), with applications in energy, lumber, agriculture, medical, and home-appliance industri...

2018-10-24 08:34 675

One Health Approach to Prevent Post-Disaster Outbreaks in Palu and Donggala

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report of BNPB (National Disaster Management Agency) , the number of death toll because of recent earthquakes and tsunami in Central Sulawesi has reached 1,424 people. That numberconsists of 1,203 death tolls i...

2018-10-09 16:39 591

Office of Generic Drugs (OGD/FDA) Awards $1M FDA Contract to CUBRC and EpiVax for Demonstration and Validation of Immunogenicity Risk Assessment Methods for Generic Peptide Drugs and Their Impurities

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiVax, Inc. ("EpiVax") and CUBRC, Inc. ("CUBRC") announced today that they have been awarded a two-year$1 million contract from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), FDA BAA-17-00123. The research ...

2018-10-02 13:00 528

Global rotavirus vaccine options expand with World Health Organization prequalification of new vaccine from India

SEATTLE, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PATH welcomes the World Health Organization's (WHO's) prequalification of the thermostable rotavirus vaccine, ROTASIIL®, manufactured by Serum Institute ofIndia. The vaccine, which prevents severe rotavirus-induced diarrhea in infants, provides an innovativ...

2018-09-28 11:30 636

Taiwan Innotech Expo 2018 Will Demonstrate National R&D Strengths and Foster Global Ties

TAIPEI, , Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized for its high-tech manufacturing and its top position in the global supply chains,Taiwan continues to display its economic and technological capabilities that are founded on the tight collaboration between industries and academia. To assist domest...

2018-08-21 22:00 633

Redefining Cause-Based Corporate Engagement

The Asia Pacific Leaders' Malaria Alliance (APLMA) joins with Yoma Strategic and Shopee to end malaria SINGAPORE, Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark World Mosquito Day, the Asia Pacific Leaders' Malaria Alliance (APLMA) will expand its efforts to end malaria through a new partnership with Yom...

2018-08-20 08:00 789

Eurocine Vaccines' Nasal Influenza Vaccine Candidate Immunose(TM) FLU Showed Good Safety in Older Adults

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurocine Vaccines today announced good safety and tolerability in older adults, in the second clinical phase I/II study including their quadrivalent influenza vaccine candidate. Immunose™ FLU is a novel nose drop formulation based on the company´s technolo...

2018-08-08 15:43 686

NEXT Biometrics Receives First Orders for Government Certified Fingerprint Readers in India

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced the company has received initial orders for its "Scallop" (NB-3023-U-UID) fingerprint readers for use inIndia's Aadhaar government ID program. At the same...

2018-08-06 15:10 677

GISAID announces a major contribution from Seqirus to support open and rapid sharing of influenza virus data

MUNICH, July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID), a non-profit organization and public-private partnership dedicated to strengthening the world's defense against deadly influenza threats, today welcomed a €250,000 donation from Seqirus, a leading ...

2018-07-26 21:00 702

Mundipharma Responds Rapidly to HFMD Outbreak in Penang

GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the escalating HFMD outbreak inPenang, international healthcare organisation, Mundipharma, is moving quickly to provide access to a key medicine that is clinically-proven to kill the viruses that cause the spread of HFMD, and ed...

2018-07-25 19:45 758
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