COVID-19 / Coronavirus

Medicom Announces New USA Mask Manufacturing Plant

2020-10-06 19:00 2040

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...

Mercy Ships Announces the Global Mercy, World's Largest NGO Hospital Ship

2020-10-06 13:01 2367

Over 16 million people die each year due to lack of surgical care; Mercy Ships builds a response to this world problem for the future GARDEN VALLEY, Texas, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mercy Ships announced a first look at the construction of the world's largest NGO hospital ship which ...

Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor to Become Post-COVID Global Food Innovation Hub

2020-10-06 12:18 2709

BANGKOK, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand's high-tech Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), already positioning itself as the gateway toAsia, is aiming for a new post-COVID-19 role as incubator of innovative food products to nourish the world, officials said.

Dow launches Rethink+, its first digital waste management program in Asia Pacific to recycle plastic waste, with local partners in India

2020-10-06 10:00 10895

MUMBAI, India, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced today the launch of its first digital waste management platform inAsia Pacific. Introduced inIndia, Rethink+ is a unique plastics take-back program that aims to prevent post-consumer plastic waste from going to landfills by dig...

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

2020-10-06 03:20 1829

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 ...

PixCell Medical Announces Regulatory Approval from Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for HemoScreen Point-of-Care Hematology Analyzer

2020-10-05 08:00 1926

YOKNEAM ILIT, Israel, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PixCell Medical , innovator of rapid diagnostic solutions at the point-of-care, announced today that it has received regulatory approval from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for the HemoScre...

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

2020-10-02 03:43 3005

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 ...

Happiness Biotech Announced Receipt of FDA Registration For Its Hand Sanitizer

2020-10-01 22:00 12225

NANPING, China, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Happiness Biotech Group Limited (the "Company" or Nasdaq: HAPP), an innovativeChina-based nutraceutical and dietary supplements producer, announced today that the Company's hand sanitizer products have been registered with U.S. Food and Drug Administra...

Growing Global Demand for ESP Disc Replacements Leads to Formation of Independent Company -- Spine Innovations to Launch October 1

2020-10-01 06:00 1894

HEIMSBRUNN, France, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The growing global demand for ESP disc replacements has led to the creation of an independent company called Spine Innovations, scheduled to launch onOctober 1, 2020. The new company will take over the entire spine business of its parent company FH...

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

2020-10-01 04:56 3211

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...

Harbour BioMed Announces Dosing of First Patients in Two Phase II Clinical Studies of Batoclimab (HBM9161) for the Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis and Immune Thrombocytopenia

2020-09-30 21:50 3288

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and ROTTERDAM, Netherlands and SUZHOU, China, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbour BioMed (HBM), a global, clinical-stage, bio-pharmaceutical company announced today the dosing of the first patient in two separate Phase II clinical trials of Batoclimab (HBM 9161), a fully human...

MARii and Sengenics Launch ImmuSAFE® - World's First Multi-Antigen, Epitope Specific, Fully Quantitative COVID-19 Test

2020-09-30 20:21 3456

CYBERJAYA, Malaysia, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) and Sengenics Sdn. Bhd. launched the ImmuSAFE COVID+ biochip, at MARii's headquarters, Cyberjaya. From left: Dr. Faizal Anwar, MAR...

I-Mab Receives China CDE Approval to Initiate Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Eftansomatropin in Pediatric Patients with Growth Hormone Deficiency

2020-09-30 20:00 10861

SHANGHAI and GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 30, 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 China Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) has app...

TaiGen Biotechnology Out-Licensed Taigexyn (Nemonoxacin) to Luminarie Canada for Canada, Australia and New Zealand

2020-09-30 15:51 844

TAIPEI, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TaiGen Biotechnology Company, Limited ("TaiGen")(Taiwan: 4157) today announced that they have signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Luminarie Canada Inc. ("Luminarie"), a leading Canadian pharmaceutical company, to develop and commercialize Taigexyn® ...

HeyGears Announces its Latest Innovations in Digital Manufacturing Solutions: A Clear Aligner Production Solution and UltraCraft A2D 4K

2020-09-30 13:17 1532

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At Dental South China International Expo, HeyGears announces two of its latest innovations in digital manufacturing solutions. First, HeyGears' clear aligner production solution that allows 24/7 mass production of clear aligner models and digitally...

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

2020-09-30 12:01 1782

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...

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

2020-09-30 06:06 1939

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...

Data Science to Accelerate Drug Discovery with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Says Frost & Sullivan

2020-09-29 22:10 2146

Pharmaceutical companies and hospitals are adopting data science rapidly, and its application is going to be established in all branches of healthcare SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis,Data Science Impacting the Pharmaceutical Industry, finds t...

Guide IR Fever Warning Systems Authorized by Health Canada as Medical Device for Uses Related to COVID-19

2020-09-29 19:02 717

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Guide Sensmart ("the Company"), a world leading manufacturer of infrared thermal imaging systems, has had its IR236 IR Fever Warning System added to the list of authorized medical devices for uses related to COVID-19 by Health Canada. The authorized dev...

Daewoong Pharmaceutical announces Korea's first-ever SGLT2 inhibitor for diabetes treatment

2020-09-28 20:00 1083

* Daewoong Pharmaceutical's enavogliflozin to demonstrate remarkable blood glucose lowering effect and favorable safety in type 2 diabetic patients through phase 2 clinical trial * Presented and demonstrated the result of phase 2 clinical trial in Korean patients with type 2 diabetes at the i...

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