Infectious Disease Control

New clinical study shows JOYSBIO COVID-19 neutralizing antibody rapid test nearly 98% accurate in verifying antibodies after vaccination

TIANJIN, China, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major breakthrough for testing COVID-19 immunity, JOYSBIO, a Chinese medical device manufacturer, just announced the completion of a clinical study inItaly, showing their COVID-19 neutralizing antibody rapid test kit is 98.05% effective in detec...

2021-04-15 14:20 545

Seegene's Italy subsidiary secures public procurement for 7.15 million COVID-19 diagnostic tests, the largest tender in history

* Seegene's Italian subsidiary to supply some 7.15 million COVID-19 tests to 17 regions there * S. Korean biotechnology firm to expand its influence in Italy's PCR diagnostic industry SEOUL, South Korea, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Seegene Inc. (KQ 096530), a leading molecular diagnostics ...

2021-04-15 14:19 647

Aon Launches Innovative Industry Collaboration to Protect Global COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments

CHICAGO, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today introduced a new solution, through broad industry collaboration, that will provide supply chain protection for global CO...

2021-04-13 21:00 2653

Ortho's VITROS® SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Test for High-Volume COVID-19 Testing Receives CE Mark; Allows for More Convenient Sample Collection and Expanded Viral Transport Media

RARITAN, N.J., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Clinical Diagnostics  (Nasdaq: OCDX), one of the world's largest pure-play in vitro diagnostics companies, today announced it received CE Marking for its VITROS® SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Test, initially launched in October 2020. The CE Mark allows for ...

2021-04-13 21:00 2471

Copan, putting Covid-19 challenges behind and setting up for the post-pandemic scenario

BRESCIA, Italy, April 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With an email to the main distributors, Copan group's CEO describes how the ramp-up of Covid-19-related products has been concluded, and how the company is now reorganizing to face post-pandemic challenges.

2021-04-10 01:43 2490

RedHill Biopharma's Phase 2/3 COVID-19 Study of Opaganib Passes Fourth DSMB Review with Unanimous Recommendation to Continue

Independent Data Safety Monitoring Board unanimously recommends continuation of the global Phase 2/3 study of orally-administered opaganib in severe COVID-19 pneumonia based on review of unblinded safety data from the first 255 treated patients The 464-patient global Phase 2/3 COVID-19 study is ...

2021-04-09 19:00 3416

Seegene supports Mexico's 'back to school' campaign with COVID-19 tests and face masks

SEOUL, South Korea, April 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- South Korea's leading molecular diagnostics firm Seegene Inc. (KQ096530) said Friday it is supporting the Mexican government's push to return life to pre-pandemic days. Durin...

2021-04-09 04:08 223

Agoda: Asian governments should prepare for flexible quarantine options to complement the vaccine roll-out

SINGAPORE, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Confidence in the vaccine rollouts, discussions around COVID-19 passports and alternative state quarantine announcements have triggered an increase in international travel searches, according to digital travel platform Agoda.com.  

2021-04-06 08:28 2297

US State Turns on COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Scheduling Hotline in Less Than a Day with Bright Pattern

COVID-19 vaccine appointment hotline deployed in record time – 23 hours – by Atento and Bright Pattern with an agreement for 1500 agents SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright Pattern, a leading provider of AI-poweredcloud contact center software, has been deployed to ...

2021-04-01 23:03 2497

CKGSB Economist Develops Dynamic Model for Reopening Strategies amid COVID-19

BEIJING, April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With the COVID-19 vaccine being rolled out, many local and national governments are assessing how to safely reopen their economies while curtailing the number of positive cases. Professor of Economics,Zhong Ling, at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Busines...

2021-04-01 13:36 311

Ortho Announces Plans to Accelerate COVID-19 Antigen and Antibody Test Development Through New Contract with BARDA and the Department of Defense

RARITAN, N.J., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Clinical Diagnostics (Nasdaq: OCDX), one of the world's largest pure-play IVD companies, today announced that through its continued partnership with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and the U.S. Department of Def...

2021-04-01 08:03 700

Future Health: Innovative Health Around the World

LONDON, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- It started with the UK but the renowned organisers of Future Health Innovation have recently announced the launch of a full series of digital events - the Health Week Series. Concentrating on key markets around the world, there will be a Summer and Autumn ev...

2021-03-31 18:36 497

binx health Receives FDA CLIA Waiver for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Test, Expanding Critical Access to Single-Visit Diagnoses

First ever 30-minute, CLIA-waived, molecular PCR Test for CT/NG now available for OBGYN, physician offices and retail settings holding certificates of waiver BOSTON, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- binx health, a population health technology company that provides convenient healthcare solutions, a...

2021-03-31 06:11 539

HI-NANO: Hisense's new technology inactivates COVID-19 with a rate up to 93.54%

PARIS, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hisense's HI-NANO technology is certified effective on inducing the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) with an inhibition rate of 93.54% by Texcell, a global contract research organization. The test was performed at Texcell's laboratory inParis in February 2021. ...

2021-03-30 16:25 4804

Discussing Expansion of Travel Corridor Arrangement, Minister of Tourism Holds a Coordination Meeting

BALI, Indonesia, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, organizes a ministerial coordination meeting regarding the expansion of the travel corridor arrangement for the tourism and creative economy sector, which allows return tourist visit...

2021-03-29 17:06 2683

Johnson & Johnson Announces Advance Purchase Agreement with the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust for the Company's COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company), has entered into an agreement with the African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) to make available up to 220 million dos...

2021-03-29 16:07 2767

RDIF: Sputnik V approved in Vietnam

MOSCOW, March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the approval of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus by the Ministry of Health of the Socialist Republic ofVietnam. Thus Sputnik V is now approved for use in 56...

2021-03-23 20:45 792

CanSinoBIO Announces Approval for its Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Convidecia™ in Hungary

* Marks vaccine's first approval by an European Union member state, following Mexico, Pakistan and China * Continues to boost production capacity to meet increasing demand * Safe, stable storage and transportation between 2°C and 8°C, accessible by under-developed regions * 95.47% effectiv...

2021-03-23 00:43 2510

PathogenDx Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Its Ultra-rapid COVID-19 Testing Platform, DetectX-Rv Test

PathogenDx's disruptive nucleic acid-based test uses a multiplex microarray to rapidly identify, detect, and quantify multiple pathogens and viral strains SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the global molecular testing market,Frost & Sullivan recog...

2021-03-22 22:00 917

SDI Adds Acteev Protect™ Masks to Portfolio of PPE As-a-Service(SM)

The digital supply chain solutions provider adds the masks with antimicrobial protection to its worry-free materials management program HOUSTON, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SDI, a leader in digital supply chain services and solutions, has added a new line of antimicrobial protective gear to i...

2021-03-18 21:00 1933
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