Infectious Disease Control

Mexican Society of Public Health (SMSP) signs MoU with StratifiCare to study effectiveness of Dengue prognostic test in Mexico

* Partnership with the Mexican Society of Public Health (SMSP) and Dengue Expert Group (DEG) leverages StratifiCare's deep experience in Dengue prognostication, and aims at reducing Dengue mortality rates inMexico. * SMSP in collaboration with DEG will provide clinical support for a study inv...

2019-12-12 13:26 207

FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to APR Applied Pharma Research's Investigational Drug for the Treatment of Epidermolysis Bullosa

BALERNA, Switzerland, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Applied Pharma Research sa ("APR"), the Swiss pharma company focused in niche and rare therapeutic areas, announces that the US Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA") has granted Orphan Drug Designation for its investigational drug code-nam...

2019-12-04 19:22 405

Firmenich Proves Malodor Control Is a Key Lever in Tackling Today's Sanitation Crisis

GENEVA, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking World Toilet Day, Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, released pioneering research demonstrating that malodor control is a key lever in tackling today's sanitation crisis. The four-country study, released at the G...

2019-11-19 21:00 655

Unprecedented Gathering of Asia Pacific Medical Societies to Respond to the Impact of Antibiotic Resistance on All People

BANGKOK, Nov. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (18-24 November) the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Summit Expert Group and the Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Working Group convened in Bangkok, Thailand, in a first-ever regional effort to combat the 'sile...

2019-11-17 12:00 834

MeMed Wins €2.5M Award from European Innovation Council

Funding to Accelerate Launch of MeMed's Point-of-Care Platform that Distinguishes Between Bacterial and Viral Infections,Enabling More Prompt, Well-Informed Antimicrobial Treatment Decisions HAIFA, Israel, Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MeMed Ltd. , a leader in host respo...

2019-11-14 09:00 539

Tahir Foundation launches new partnership to end malaria in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In a joint partnership, the Tahir Foundation and the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA)[1]  announced the launch of M2030 inIndonesia. Started by APLMA in 2018, M2030[2] is a movement that brings together businesses, consumers and ...

2019-08-22 08:00 1646

binx health Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For Rapid Point Of Care Platform For Women's Health

binx io enables first-ever "test-and-treat" paradigm with sample to answer in 30 minutes for the two most tested-for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) BOSTON, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  binx health, the pioneer in anywhere, anytime testing for women's health, today announced that it has ...

2019-08-12 20:30 2061

Corteva Agriscience Launches in Myanmar to Serve Farmers Better with the Newest Innovation in Seed and Crop Protection Technologies

YANGON, Myanmar, Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure-play global agriculture leader, Corteva Agriscience (NYSE:CTVA), has officially launched its brand in Myanmar. In conjunction with the brand launch, the company also introduced Zorvec® Encantia® fungicide - a new international award-winning diseas...

2019-08-07 10:30 7104

Penta and CROMSOURCE Announce Their Partnership to Improve Paediatric Drug Development

VERONA, Italy, July 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Penta ID Innovation, a recently established SMO stemmed from the Penta Global Paediatric Research Network, and CROMSOURCE, an international contract research organization (CRO) providing a comprehensive portfolio of services to the pharmaceutical, biot...

2019-07-25 19:00 1932

Belgian Meat Office: African Swine Fever: How Belgium Successfully Keeps Its Pork Virus-Free

Belgium deals well with the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in September 2018. That is the conclusion of European ASF experts. Belgium succeeds in keeping domestic pigs and captive wild pigs free of ASF contamination -- thus keepingall its pork virus-free and suitable for consumption and ex...

2019-07-10 13:00 1684

Singapore Health Sciences Authority Approves Vosevi(R) (Sofosbuvir/ Velpatasvir/ Voxilaprevir) for Re-treatment of Adults with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus

SINGAPORE, June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced that the Singapore Health Sciences Authority has approved Vosevi (sofosbuvir 400mg/velpatasvir 100mg/voxilaprevir 100mg), a once-daily single tablet regimen for the re-treatment of adults with genotype 1-6 chronic hepa...

2019-06-24 14:00 1733

Livestock Philippines 2019 Exhibition Postponed On Instruction of the Department of Agriculture due to Concerns of African Swine Fever

MANILA, Philippines, June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Agriculture has implemented tightened quarantine controls as one of its strategies since the outbreak started last year. As a result, the Department and the local swine industry have raised the possibility of ASF entering the c...

2019-06-24 12:26 1125

Experts Discuss Decentralized Manufacturing to Tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases and Promote Universal Health Coverage at World Health Assembly Event

- Global health leaders covered biomanufacturing and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) during 72nd World Health Assembly - Event focused on innovative science and technology-based solutions to increase access to medicines and biologics DARMSTADT, Germany, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck, a ...

2019-05-22 20:00 1463

Inovio First to Advance Lassa Fever Candidate Vaccine Into a Clinical Trial

Subjects dosed in First-in-Human study of INO-4500 funded by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations Planned for emergency use as a stockpiled vaccine PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. and OSLO, Norway, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: INO), together with CEPI, ...

2019-05-21 21:00 2226

Merck Joins TRANSVAC2 Program to Advance Vaccine Development and Manufacturing

- TRANSVAC2, part of the EU's Horizon 2020 program, provides trainings to streamline vaccine manufacturing and development - Merck to offer its M Lab™ Collaboration Center in Molsheim, France for process development skills training DARMSTADT, Germany, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck, a leadin...

2019-05-20 20:00 1310

Inovio and Plumbline Life Sciences Establish Animal Health Collaboration to Develop A Novel Vaccine Against Deadly African Swine Fever Virus

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pennsylvania and SEOUL, South Korea, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INO) and Plumbline Life Sciences (XKRX: 222670) today announced a collaboration to co-develop a novel animal health vaccine for African swine fever (ASF) virus. The vaccine...

2019-05-15 21:00 1219

binx health Receives CE Mark For Rapid Chlamydia And Gonorrhea Test For Mass Markets

Multiplex Test Panel for binx io® Point-of-Care Platform Positioned to Radically Reduce Time to Treatment, Expand Access to Care BOSTON, May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- binx health™, the pioneer in anywhere care today announced that its proprietary Chlamydia and Gonorrhea (CT/NG) test has received E...

2019-05-02 03:11 642

Global Business Leaders Join Forces to End Malaria in Asia - Pacific

BANGKOK, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and the World Economic Forum announced the M2030 Champions Council. Consisting of CEOs and Presidents from some of the most far-reaching businesses inAsia-Pacific, as well as leaders from the publi...

2019-04-26 11:00 787

Malaria Week: "United, We Will Defeat Malaria in Asia-Pacific"

BANGKOK, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, representatives from 24[i] Asia-Pacific nations pledged to undertake collective action to accelerate progress against malaria and eliminate the disease in the region for good. Hosted by the Government of Thailand, Malaria Week 2019

2019-04-25 10:00 734

PrimeStore® MTM opens Sputum-free Molecular Screening for M. tuberculosis Infection

South Africa pilot study demonstrates new broad approach to identifying M. tuberculosisinfected patients for further clinical investigation and treatment BETHESDA, Maryland, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of a pilot study using Longhorn Vaccines and Diagnostics's patented sample coll...

2019-04-23 21:00 406