Infectious Disease Control

International Volunteers Join Fight Against Epidemic

CHENGDU, China, Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tongzilin residential community, one of the most concentrated expat communities inChengdu, with about 4,300 expats from more than 30 countries and regions. Thomas Deshors, 26, is one of the international volunteers participating in the investigation in...

2020-02-05 17:50 366

Studycat Donates Free Use of Its Language Learning Apps for Children in Areas Affected by School Closures

HONG KONG, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia-based edtech firm Studycat Limited is donating free use of its award-winning Fun Series language learning apps teaching English ,Chinese , Spanis...

2020-02-04 08:45 888

IMG Chief Medical Officer Issues Statement About the Coronavirus

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IMG's Chief Medical Officer (Dr. Geoff Tothill, MB, BS, FRCP Edin.) shares his latest thoughts on the coronavirus below: "The spread of the novel coronavirus within China represents a continuing health emergency for that country. We continue to see case...

2020-02-03 09:13 492

Oxford Nanopore Sequencers Have Left UK for China, to Support Rapid, Near-sample Coronavirus Sequencing for Outbreak Surveillance

OXFORD, England, Feb. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Following extensive support of, and collaboration with, public health professionals inChina, Oxford Nanopore has shipped an additional 200 MinION sequencers and related consumables toChina . These will be used to support the ongoing surveillance of the...

2020-02-03 05:20 626

Singapore's Novena Global Lifecare donates one million masks & other medical supplies to support fight against coronavirus in China

* Novena Global Lifecare (NGL)'s (through its subsidiary Novena Bellagraph Healthcare) donation is the first of its kind from Singapore Company and coincides with the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaration of theWuhan epidemic as an international emergency. * The medical supply donation ...

2020-01-31 21:34 1965

HKBN Offers Mobile Office Solutions FREE for Existing Enterprise Customers to Help Businesses Cope with Potential Operation Interruptions from the Coronavirus Threat

HONG KONG, Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HKBN Group announced today that in light of the growing threat posed by the coronavirus outbreak, it will offer mobile office solutions FREE for existing HKBN Enterprise Solutions ("HKBNES") and HKBN JOS ("JOS") customers to helpHong Kong businesses cope a...

2020-01-31 18:46 9669

BSI 2020 Chinese New Year Holiday Office Reschedule Statement

BEIJING, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the official statement issued by the State Council's General Office on the extension of the Spring Festival holiday in 2020, which is aimed to strengthen the prevention and control of the new type of corona virus infection with pneumonia, effect...

2020-01-31 14:13 643

Honeywell Donates US $1 Million in Equipment to Support Fight Against Coronavirus in Wuhan

SHANGHAI, Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell today announced that it will donate US$1 million worth of equipment to support hospitals in Wuhan in their fight against the coronavirus outbreak. The donation includes technologies such as air and water purification systems; ICU air management so...

2020-01-31 11:18 817

Coronavirus: New Gear Offers Protection For Patients And Healthcare Workers

MIAMI, Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In the ongoing war against Coronavirus, a new technology can provide much-needed protection and benefits for patients and healthcare workers.Radiation Shield Technologies' Demron Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear suits have patented thermal conducti...

2020-01-31 07:02 560

The Antimicrobial Crisis: New Antibiotics Could Avert 230,000 Deaths Per Year

Recent clinical studies presented at International Symposium organized by Fondazione Internazionale Menarini The World Health Organization warns: invest more and invest now in research to avoid catastrophic consequences for public health FLORENCE, Italy, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The introdu...

2020-01-30 23:09 755

Melco announces HK$20 million donation to support and accelerate measures to contain the spread of the new strain of coronavirus

MACAU, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of the serious public health concerns associated with the new strain of coronavirus outbreak, Melco announced today it is working with the Government to donateHK$20 million to support initiatives for Melco. The donation will be used to purchase medica...

2020-01-30 09:22 491

XJTLU Researcher Adding Piece To Puzzle Of New Coronavirus

SUZHOU, JIANGSU, China, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a researcher at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, the Wuhan coronavirus, nCoV-2019, is closely related to SARS from the viewpoint of virus evolution.  "Our findings suggest the nCoV-2019 lineage is related to the bat coronavir...

2020-01-29 12:06 594

ZTE helps China Telecom realize China's first 5G remote diagnosis of new coronavirus pneumonia

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK/000063,SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, andSichuan Branch of China Telecom today have realizedChina's first 5G remote diagnosis ...

2020-01-29 12:00 10134

WuXi Biologics Provides Operation Update Related to the Coronavirus Outbreak

SHANGHAI, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The coronavirus outbreak is having a potentially significant social and economic impact inChina. WuXi Biologics is closely monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and is complying with guidance from the relevant authorities. Our management team is working vigil...

2020-01-29 10:44 462

WuXi Biologics Enables Development of Multiple Neutralizing Antibodies for Novel Coronavirus

SHANGHAI, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi Biologics ("WuXi Bio") (2269.HK), a leading global open-access biologics technology platform company offering end-to-end solutions for biologics discovery, development and manufacturing, has stepped up its efforts in enabling the development of multipl...

2020-01-29 10:00 928

Trip.com Group leads free cancellation initiative

SHANGHAI, Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, the emergence of a new strain of coronavirus originating inWuhan, Hubei province, has seen public health emergency responses and travel restrictions come into force across mainlandChina , as well as growing concern among travellers internationally....

2020-01-28 18:41 596

Trip.com Group leads free cancellation initiative

SHANGHAI, Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, the emergence of a new strain of coronavirus originating inWuhan, Hubei province, has seen public health emergency responses and travel restrictions come into force across Mainland China, as well as growing concern among travellers internationally...

2020-01-28 17:32 552

Cirque du Soleil Cancels Performances of "Cirque du Soleil The Land of Fantasy" in Hangzhou, China, Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese officials have requested the temporary closing of all indoor activities with 100 or more people to stem the coronavirus outbreak. In the interest of safety for its audience members and employees, Cirque du Soleil will thus be cancelling all performa...

2020-01-24 07:46 532

Inovio Selected by CEPI to Develop Vaccine Against New Coronavirus

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) today announced the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has awarded Inovio a grant of up to$9 million to develop a vaccine against the recently emerged strain of coronavirus (2019-nCo...

2020-01-24 00:26 1166

Animal Quarantine Service of Japan taking action over the possible introduction of ASF in the lead-up to the Chinese Lunar New Year

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Quarantine Service of Japan (AQS), whose Headquarters are located in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, will be strengthening preventive measures against the introduction of ASF (African Swine Fever), which is spreading across Asia, through m...

2020-01-22 09:00 516
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