Infectious Disease Control

Evercare launches in-home COVID-19 testing, certified for all cross-border travel

HONG KONG, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As Hong Kong prepares for a "health code" and "travel bubble" to open up travel with mainlandChina, Macau, and Singapore, local start-up Evercare is proactively rolling out an internationally-accepted, 99.9% accurate[1] COVID-19 test designed specifically ...

2020-10-21 17:26 1193

International Recognition for CERTIS' COVID-19 Campaign in Singapore

SINGAPORE, SYDNEY and HONG KONG, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Certis, Asia's leading advanced integrated security services provider has won international recognition for its outstanding campaign in its COVID-19 response and efforts in combating the outbreak inSingapore. In a virtual ceremony...

2020-10-21 10:00 1402

Servcorp shares 6 steps to a productive workforce management strategy

SINGAPORE, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of coronavirus, organisations need to rapidly assess their current situation, implement change, adapt, and enable their workforce to work remotely if they're going to make it through to the other side of this worldwide crisis.Servcorp

2020-10-20 09:32 1430

JUD care Launches International Partner Program for Its Portable Ward sROOM, a Revolutionary Solution for Patient Isolation

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- JUD care, a leading high-tech enterprise in the field of smart medical and healthcare solutions, has kicked off its international partner program for its newly-launched portable ward sRoom ("sRoom"), a revolutionary solution for patient isolation tha...

2020-10-16 18:49 2390

ZEISS Will Attend the CIIE for Three Consecutive Years

SHANGHAI, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The third China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be held inShanghai from November 5th to 11th, ZEISS will consecutively participate in the CIIE for the third year. As an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics an...

2020-10-15 21:59 2354

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University researcher: COVID-19 coronavirus may have been pre-adapted to infect humans

SUZHOU, China, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, scientists have looked for an intermediate species that may have facilitated the jump of the coronavirus that causes the disease from bats – widely accepted as the origin – to humans. Bats' physiology is relatively u...

2020-10-15 20:52 2211

Calls for better integration of allied health solutions to prevent increase in chronic conditions, as hundreds likely to suffer long-term effects of COVID-19

* Allied health professionals need to stand alongside doctors and nurses to help prevent a blow out of chronic health conditions already costingAustralia more than$27 billion each year. * Data from COVID-19 studies show as many as 10-15 per cent of those who have had the virus show lingering ...

2020-10-14 06:20 1299

A New Global Mobility Hierarchy Emerges as International Travel Resumes

LONDON, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As coronavirus-related travel restrictions begin to lift, the latest research from theHenley Passport Index  ­­— based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association  (IATA) ­­— ...

2020-10-13 16:00 1980

World Thrombosis Day Campaign Shines Spotlight on the Life-Threatening Connection Between Thrombosis and COVID-19

In its Seventh Year, the Global Campaign Highlights Importance of a Condition that Contributes to One in Four Deaths Worldwide and Poses a High Risk for COVID-19 Patients CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 13, the World Thrombosis Day global campaign shares an ...

2020-10-13 14:00 1247

Honeywell Launches Solutions To Help Improve Building Health And Reassure Occupants

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Honeywell (NYSE: HON)  recently launched an integrated set of solutions to help building owners improve the health of their building environments, operate more cleanly and safely, comply with social distancing policies, and help reassure occupan...

2020-10-13 10:25 5132

Johnson & Johnson Announces European Commission Approval of Agreement to Supply 200 Million Doses of Janssen's COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Agreement provides option for European Union Member States to secure up to 200 million additional doses for a total of up to 400 million doses NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the European Commission (EC), acting on beh...

2020-10-08 23:22 7887

Beko's first-of-its kind household product line eliminates more than 99% of bacteria and viruses (including coronavirus)

New home appliances line, launched via a virtual experience, uses UV light technology heat and steam for at-home disinfection ISTANBUL, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Beko, Europe's leading home appliance brand, has developed Hygiene Shield, a ground-breaking portfolio of household products, creat...

2020-10-08 22:00 3037

Medicom Announces New USA Mask Manufacturing Plant

MONTREAL, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medicom Group ("Medicom"), one of the world's leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, today announced the expansion of its U.S. mask manufacturing operations.The company will be adding a second factory with triple the square footage of i...

2020-10-06 19:00 2047

Rockefeller virologist Charles M. Rice honored with Nobel Prize for research that contributed to a cure for hepatitis C

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles M. Rice, who studies disease-causing viruses and how the immune system defends against them, is this year's recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Nobel Foundation inStockholm, Sweden, announced today. Rice is the Maurice R. and ...

2020-10-06 03:20 1845

Smartphone-based Solutions Boost the Global Infectious Disease Point-of-Care Testing Market at an Explosive CAGR of 70.2% in 2020

Digital POCT platforms will enable diagnostic testing beyond the clinic, transforming how assay results are gathered and analyzed, finds Frost & Sullivan SANTA CLARA, California, Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis,Smartphone-based Solutions Spur the Global Infectious ...

2020-10-02 03:43 3009

GVN's Top Virus Experts Meet Together To Identify Most Promising Advances To Battle COVID-19 & Strategies To Prepare For Future Pandemics

BALTIMORE, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition of the world's leading medical and basic virology research centers working to prevent illness and death from viral disease, convened a press conference with attendees from across the globe to discuss key takeaways...

2020-10-01 04:56 3213

Statement from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman on Momentum in Global COVID-19 Response

SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The death toll from COVID-19 passed one million this week. It is a sobering moment. But there is cause for optimism as recent days have seen a significant surge in momentum around global cooperation, which is our greatest strength when it comes to consignin...

2020-09-30 12:01 1786

BioGX launches CE-IVD Marked COVID-19, Influenza A/B, RSV Combo RT-PCR Test for the BD MAX™ System

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BioGX BV, the European subsidiary of Birmingham, Alabama based BioGX, announced availability of a CE-IVD marked test for simultaneous detection of SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A, Influenza B and Respiratory Syncytial Virus RNA in a patient sample using the BD MA...

2020-09-30 06:06 1944

The Copperline Mask: The First Face Mask in Asia Independently Verified to Kill SARS-CoV-2

SINGAPORE, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Yappie Pte. Ltd. ("Yappie") announced that Korea's Copperline Mask has been independently verified to be the first face mask inAsia to kill SARS-CoV-2. The Copperline Mask's patented ionised copper yarn knitted fabric actively eliminates bacteria ...

2020-09-30 03:56 2148

World Heart Federation says perfect storm for heart disease created by COVID-19

GENEVA, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- COVID-19 is creating a perfect storm for heart health, the World Heart Federation (WHF) warns on World Heart Day. Three main factors are contributing to this. First, people with COVID-19 and heart disease are among those with the highest risk of death and se...

2020-09-28 19:05 1762
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