COVID-19 / Coronavirus

Gates Foundation Honors Director of Africa CDC With 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award

2020-09-22 12:01 317

Foundation also announces three Global Goals award winners and launches two innovative partnerships to address COVID-19 impacts inKenya SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today named Dr. John N. Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centres for Disease Contr...

Samsung Biologics and AstraZeneca forge strategic manufacturing partnership for global supply

2020-09-22 07:00 976

INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung Biologics (207940.KS) and AstraZeneca announced a long-term supply agreement, valued at approximately $330.8 million. Under this agreement, Samsung Biologics will provide large-scale commercial manufacturing for drug substance in its Pla...

Israeli Pain Monitoring Startup Medasense Raises $18M in Series C Round

2020-09-22 06:30 843

Accelerating Commercialization of its Novel Pain Monitoring Solutions RAMAT GAN, Israel, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Medasense Biometrics Ltd., developer of the NOL technology for pain-response monitoring, today announced that it has raised$18M in a series C round, from Sabadell Asabys venture...

Qatar Foundation's WISE Announces Special E-Book

2020-09-22 06:14 783

Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined - Responses from education's frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WISE, a Qatar Foundation global education think-tank, in partnership with Salzburg Global Seminar, and Diplomatic Courier, is pleas...

Alcohol Detection Anklets Showing Promise in NZ

2020-09-22 04:24 787

With COVID-19, Incidents of Alcohol Abuse Reportedly on the Rise AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcohol Detection Anklets (ADA) are garnering a lot of attention in New Zealand and Australia for helping alcohol-involved clients refrain from drinking. The anklets use transde...

Amazfit Band 5 Launched with Blood Oxygen Saturation, 15-day Battery Life[1] at 49.9USD[2] on Sept. 21st, and Amazon Alexa Built-in[3] Coming Soon

2020-09-22 00:00 1250

Can A Band Be Smarter? Check this All-round Band with Varied Health Management and Alexa Built-in. SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amazfit Band 5, a smart wrist band, launched as the latest offering of Huami to the excellence of Amazfit wearable lineup. Amazfit Band 5 featur...

Ortho Awarded BARDA Contract to Accelerate Antigen Test Development and Additional SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Test Milestones

2020-09-21 21:00 1060

RARITAN, N.J., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a global leader of in vitro diagnostics, today announced its continued collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority ( BARDA), part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness an...

China Pharmaceutical Holdings Co., Ltd. Has Obtained Multiple Certifications for Its Masks

2020-09-21 20:30 2177

HAIKOU CITY, China, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China Pharma Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American: CPHI) ("China Pharma," the "Company" or "We"), an NYSE American-listed corporation with a fully-integrated specialty pharmaceuticals subsidiary based inChina, today announced that the masks produced by ...

Harbour BioMed Announces Two China NMPA Clearances for Clinical Trials for Phase I & Combination Therapy of Next Generation Anti-CTLA-4 Antibody for Treatment of Solid Tumors

2020-09-21 20:12 1309

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and ROTTERDAM, Netherlands and SUZHOU, China, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbour BioMed (HBM), a global, clinical-stage, innovative biopharmaceutical company announced approval of two Investigational New Drug (IND) applications by the China National Medical Products Administr...

I-Mab Announces China NMPA Clearance for Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Lemzoparlimab in Relapsed or Refractory Advanced Lymphoma

2020-09-21 20:00 1916

SHANGHAI and GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- I-Mab (the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMAB), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel biologics, today announced that the Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) of the China ...

Happy Buy Reached Cooperation With Hive-Box, Testing Water In Community E-Commerce

2020-09-17 22:00 11693

NANPING, China, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Happiness Biotech Group Limited (the "Company" or Nasdaq: HAPP), an innovativeChina-based nutraceutical and dietary supplements producer, announced today that C'est La Vie Interactive Technology Co., Ltd ("CLV") , a subsidiary of Happy Buy, has signe...

Asia-Pacific's 5G Digital Factory Revenue Primed for a Post-COVID-19 Recovery Worth US$60 Billion in 2030

2020-09-17 20:30 2692

SINGAPORE, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- COVID-19 initially slowed mobile phone sales in theAsia Pacific and disrupted supply chains and demand for certain 5G-related end verticals. However, it also caused an increase in broadband traffic and 5G use cases such asSouth Korea using 5G to livestrea...

Turkish Student Received Full Scholarship to Pursue Dream at The University of Hong Kong

2020-09-17 20:00 828

ISTANBUL, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Hong Kong (HKU) established the HKU Scholarship for Future Leaders in the 2019/20 academic year to support talented students from developing countries to pursue their dreams at HKU. Applications were received from students inGhana, Madaga...

China's Weifang, Ecuador's Guaranda ink ties and join hands in COVID-19 fight

2020-09-17 19:13 757

WEIFANG, China, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A video conference to share experiences of effective fight against the COVID-19 was held onSept. 11, when a signing ceremony of friendly and cooperative relations between Weifang City in China and Guaranda City in Ecuador also took place, according to...

Global Cord Blood Corporation to Hold Annual General Meeting in Hong Kong on December 7, 2020

2020-09-17 19:00 11082

HONG KONG, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("GCBC" or the "Company"),China's leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing, and stem cell storage services, today announced that the Company will hold its 20...

#KIDsforSDGs By Family Mask Academy

2020-09-17 11:11 1980

HONG KONG, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Mask joined forces with Jumpstart Media to organize Jumpstart Kids: Young SDG Leaders (Junior Edition) Program to let the young leaders better understand the role of the United Nations (UN) and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Young SDG...

The Farrer Park Company partners UOB on Singapore's first green loan for a healthcare facility

2020-09-17 10:30 1990

SINGAPORE, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Farrer Park Company Pte Ltd has obtained a S$120 million green loan from United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), the first such loan for a healthcare facility inSingapore. The loan is issued under the UOB Real Estate Sustaina...

Acellular-Convalescent Plasma (A-CP) and New Technologies Introduced by Regen Lab®

2020-09-17 04:00 1684

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Convalescent Plasma (CP), also calledPassive Antibody Therapy, for the treatment of COVID-19 infected patients was approved by the US-FDA two weeks ago. This great news was based on a nationwide evaluation in 14 U.S. medical institutions, and...

Havas Health & You Launches Behind the Mask, a Global Research Initiative to Document Health Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

2020-09-16 21:15 1735

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Havas Health & You (HH&Y) announces the details of long-term global research project,Behind the Mask, a longitudinal, multi-armed study which focuses on documenting the ongoing evolution of health and wellness. This sector has seen dynamic shifts in...

Sanofi partners with Health2Sync to deliver an innovative digital solution to patients and healthcare providers, paving the way for digital therapeutics in diabetes

2020-09-16 19:12 796

* Starting in Taiwan, this partnership aims to on-board clinics and hospitals nationwide over the next 3 years * Health2Sync to provide patient management software, patient app, and analytics to facilitate smart insulin management * Bi-lateral digital touchpoints empower patients with person...

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