Infectious Disease Control

More Than 9 in 10 Surgeons Encounter a Needlestick Injury, New Global Survey Finds

LONDON, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --   * 81% believe high quality gloves impact patient outcomes; * 92% agreed high quality gloves improve safety of clinicians; * Survey demonstrates importance surgeons place on high quality gloves in protecting against infection and patient safety; * F...

2019-09-20 07:00 1014

KT Corp. Unveils Global Epidemic Prevention Platform in Ghana

* KT-Ghana Deal Is First GEPP Service Outside Korea * Ghana Will Upgrade Capacity to Handle Infectious Diseases * KT Technologies Address Global Human Welfare Issues SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT) said its Global Epidemic Prevention Platfor...

2019-08-18 17:00 3953

KT Chairman Advocates New Technology for Better World

* Harvard Business School Selects KT-MEG Solution for 2018 Case Study * KT Corp. Aims for KRW1 Trillion Sales in Smart Energy Market in 2022 SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman Hwang Chang-Gyu of KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT) introduced the company's smart energy solu...

2018-11-14 15:24 540

Marken Assists In Fight Against Polio

Marken Leads Logistics for Urgent Vaccine Need in Papua New Guinea    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken shared news today of a coordinated project for shipments of biological samples to test for the presence of the polio virus inPapua New Guinea (PNG).  A...

2018-11-06 19:00 370

Taiwan Innotech Expo 2018 Will Demonstrate National R&D Strengths and Foster Global Ties

TAIPEI, , Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized for its high-tech manufacturing and its top position in the global supply chains,Taiwan continues to display its economic and technological capabilities that are founded on the tight collaboration between industries and academia. To assist domest...

2018-08-21 22:00 660

Sinovac Forced to Temporarily Suspend Flu Vaccine Production Due to Disruptive Actions taken by Minority Shareholder of Sinovac Beijing

BEIJING, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA) ("Sinovac " or the "Company"), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products inChina, today announced it has been forced to temporarily suspend its flu vaccine production and destroy the flu vaccines it is currently produc...

2018-05-01 19:00 869

EpiVax and GAIA Vaccine Foundation Celebrate Women's Achievements Throughout History and Across Nations

PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiVax Inc., ("EpiVax") an innovativeRhode Island-based biotechnology company, has a lot to celebrate on International Women's Day. The company, founded and led by Dr.Annie De Groot, boasts a female-majority work force and appears multiple times in ...

2018-03-09 01:25 386

WuXi Biologics Congratulates Tychan for Dosing First Patient of a Zika Antibody after Record 9 Months of Development

SHANGHAI, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WuXi Biologics (2269.HK), a leading global open-access biologics technology platform company offering end-to-end solutions for biologics discovery, development and manufacturing, today congratulated its partner Tychan for dosing the first patient with a fir...

2018-02-09 09:04 841

Power of Korea ICT, Leading international cooperation to prevent the spread of infectious diseases

SEOUL, South Korea, July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KT's international solution of preventing and blocking the world health crisis through telecommunication operator's Big Data has been successfully adopted to the G20 Joint Declaration. KT's idea of using technology to contribute in raising South K...

2017-07-12 20:00 1474

Adimmune's Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine Approved by TFDA

TAIPEI, , May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan-based vaccine provider Adimmune (4142.TT) successfully obtained approval of its quadrivalent flu vaccine (ADIMFLU-S(QIS)) from Taiwan FDA. Adimmune will start the commercial production of quadrivalent flu vaccine in 2017 and supply the domestic out...

2017-05-10 17:46 1825

Innovative Supply Chain Information Platform Will Help Prepare for Next Pandemic

TOKYO, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and NEC Corporation (NEC)announced on March 9 their collaboration for the development of the first ever information platform to provide end-to-end visibility of supply chains for pandemic interventions, on behalf of t...

2017-03-09 14:00 1843

TaiGen Biotechnology To Establish a New Company With HEC Pharmaceutical in China for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C

TAIPEI, , Oct. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TaiGen Biotechnology Co., Ltd. ("TaiGen") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, TaiGen Biopharmaceuticals Co. (Beijing), Ltd. has signed an agreement with YiChang HEC ChangJiang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd ("HEC") to establish a new company ("Newco") i...

2016-10-30 20:18 1434

Sinovac Product Pipeline News

BEIJING, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today provided an update on the Company's pipeline vaccines. Sabin-inactivated polio vaccine (sIPV) -- The Company initiated the phase I clinical trial in October 20...

2016-10-19 18:00 1713

KT CEO Hwang Chang-Gyu Delivers Speech at UN Global Compact: "Join hands with the UN to prevent the spread of global diseases"

SEOUL, South Korea, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KT CEO Hwang Chang-gyu delivered a speech to officials from the UN and global telecom companies, proposing to cooperate to contain infectious diseases by using big data solution. KT is planning to release its big data analysis algorithm related to co...

2016-06-27 22:27 1610

Expert coalition announces region's first call-to-action charter urging prioritization of dengue efforts to combat disease burden

BANGKOK, Thailand, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading experts state that urgent action is needed to combat dengue inAsia following the inaugural Asia Dengue Summit in January this year. Key stakeholders comprising leading regional clinicians, researchers, public health leaders, government offi...

2016-02-25 14:00 2042

Expansion of Oxitec's Vector Control Solution in Brazil Attacking Source of Zika Virus and Dengue Fever after Positive Program Results

OXFORD, England and GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced its subsidiary Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall have expanded the 'FriendlyAedes aegypti Project' in Piracicaba, Brazil followin...

2016-01-19 20:00 1975

Yisheng Biopharma Announces Positive Results of Phase I Clinical Trial of a Novel Rabies Vaccine with PIKA Adjuvant

BEIJING, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yisheng Biopharma Co., Ltd. ("Yisheng Biopharma"), a biopharmaceutical company focusing on research, development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of vaccine products, today announced positive topline results from Phase I clinical trial of PIKA rabies vacci...

2016-01-04 09:00 2936

NUS Scientists use Patient Derived Cancer Cell Culture to Predict Survival and Treatment Outcome

SINGAPORE, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a novel technique to efficiently culture clusters containing circulating tumour cells (CTCs) in 14 days. Using the technique, the team achieved a success rate of more than 60 per c...

2015-12-01 09:00 2466

Asia-Pacific Region Facing a 'Hidden Epidemic' of HIV Among Adolescents, New Report Finds

BANGKOK, Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asia-Pacific region is facing a 'hidden epidemic' of HIV among adolescents. There were an estimated 50,000 new HIV infections among adolescents aged 15-19 in 2014, accounting for 15 per cent of new infections. There are now around 220,000 adolescents liv...

2015-11-30 16:20 2135

Korean Authority Approved Green Cross' Four-strain Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

YONGIN, South Korea, Nov. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Cross Corporation (Green Cross), a South Korean biopharmaceutical company, announced today that South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has approved GCFLU QUADRIVALENT (Influenza Virus Vaccine) for immunisation of adults to help prevent...

2015-11-26 17:20 2500
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