Infectious Disease Control

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 12:06 351

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 12:00 802

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 10:44 352

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 10:00 548

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 18:41 470

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 07:46 481

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 1031

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 09:00 387

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 acrossAsia, through me...

2020-01-22 09:00 419

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 13:26 407

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 19:22 482

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 21:00 758

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 12:00 979

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 09:00 598

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 1696

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 2096

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 7124

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 1971

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 1710

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 1761
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