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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Daily Roundup Related Links: Authors: De Giorgi A, Fabbian F, Di Simone E, Greco S, De Giorgio R, Zuliani G, Passaro A, Caselli E, Manfredini R, OUTCOME-INTMED-COV19 Study Collaborators Abstract OBJECTIVE: At the end of 2019, the Novel Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), spread rapidly from China to the whole world.
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Summary Company Announcement Date: August 12, 2020 FDA Publish Date: August 12, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Potential for Salmonella Company Name: Kroger Brand Name: Brand Name(s) MURRAY’S, JARLSBERG, DELI Product Description: Product Description Cheese Dip Company Announcement Kroger is recalling cheese dips sold at because they have
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BEIJING: A coronavirus vaccine candidate developed by a unit of China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) appeared to be safe and triggered antibody-based immune responses in early and mid-stage trials, researchers said. The candidate has already moved into a late-stage trial, one of a handful of candidates being tested on several thousand people to see if
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Source: Chelsea shapouri/Unsplash You’ve heard me talk a lot about circadian biorhythms, and how crucial they are to our sleep and our broader health. What if I told you there is a form of medicine that has advocated the importance of daily biorhythms—the daily when—for thousands of years? Ayurvedic medicine is probably the first adopter of
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Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic requires information about the causes, transmission, and treatment of the deadly disease. But action has been hindered by a plague of misinformation with claims such as the following: 99% of COVID-19 cases are totally harmless. COVID-19 can be treated with hydroxychloroquine. COVID-19 is caused by 5G telecommunication networks.  The novel coronavirus
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Today’s world seems short of compassion. When there are racially motivated murders, violence on the streets between people of different political views, and a culture of social media that promotes divisive messages, it seems clear that compassion for each other is sadly lacking in many instances. How do we create a more compassionate world? This
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The majority (59%) of the 500 MSPs surveyed said they had applied for government financial relief programmes. Credit: Shutterstock New research sheds light on how the managed service provider sector has been transformed by the pandemic. By Sooraj Shah of NS Tech. Despite being in an industry that hasn’t been as affected as many others during
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QDOT treats symptomatic drug-refractory paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Credit: PRNewsfoto / Biosense Webster. Sign up here for GlobalData’s free bi-weekly Covid-19 report on the latest information your industry needs to know. Biosense Webster, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has received European CE mark approval for the QDOT MICRO radiofrequency (RF) ablation catheter.
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Bigfoot Biomedical Insulin delivery $163M Cormorant Asset Mgmt., Janus Henderson Investors, JDRF T1D Fund, Quadrant Capital Adv., Senvest Cap. Caption Health AI-assisted ultrasound acquisition $70M Khosla Ventures, Data Collective, Atlantic Bridge Cap., 11.2 Capital, National Science Foundation ChromaCode Signal processing to improve molecular testing $52M New Enterprise Associates, Domain Associates, Northpond Ventures, Windham Venture Partners,
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Dive Brief: The Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday announced $6.5 million for two commercial laboratories, Aegis Sciences and Sonic Healthcare, to enable the U.S. to perform an additional 1 million tests per week by early October — with the goal of adding up to 4 million additional tests per month. The funds for Aegis and Sonic,
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Enzychem Lifescience’s investigational new drug application (IND) to assess its EC-18 therapeutic candidate for the prevention of acute respiratory disease syndrome (ARDS) due to Covid-19 pneumonia. The acceptance of IND will allow Enzychem to assess EC-18 in a phase 2 clinical study in patients with ARDS
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UNION therapeutics announced the completion of an agreement with TFF Pharmaceuticals (TFF) to acquire an option to obtain a worldwide exclusive license for the use of their Thin Film Freezing technology in combination with niclosamide to focus on treatments for COVID-19. Niclosamide was recently identified by Institut Pasteur Korea as a potent inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2,
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14 August Globally, the total confirmed cases of Covid-19 have reached over 20,950,000, with over 760,000 deaths and 13,014,606 recoveries. The top three most affected countries remain the US, Brazil and India. In the US, California has become the first State to report more than 600,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19. Florida and Texas are the
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TrialSite News Releases Groundbreaking Documentary Series “From The Front Lines” Spotlighting the Stories of Doctors, Clinicians, and Patients From Around the World Combating COVID-19, with the First Installation Focused on Peru’s Use of Ivermectin as an economical and widely available Therapeutic In this Fight For Life or Death August 14, 2020 TrialSite News, the leading
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Hyperfine received FDA for its category-defining portable MRI technology, the Swoop Portable MR imaging system. Credit: Business Wire. Sign up here for GlobalData’s free bi-weekly Covid-19 report on the latest information your industry needs to know. Hyperfine Research has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Swoop Portable MR
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The acquisition enables MedCrypt to offer MedISAO’s cybersecurity solutions alongside its flagship software products. Credit: Fatos Bytyqi / Unsplash. Sign up here for GlobalData’s free bi-weekly Covid-19 report on the latest information your industry needs to know. Healthcare cybersecurity company MedCrypt has acquired cybersecurity information-sharing organisation MedISAO for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition enables MedCrypt
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared RapidAI’s Rapid LVO software for the detection of suspected large vessel occlusions (LVOs). Rapid LVO is designed to assist physicians in faster triage or transfer decision-making. To identify suspected large vessel occlusions, the application uses a vessel tracker and assessment of brain regions that have reduced
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Summary Company Announcement Date: August 12, 2020 FDA Publish Date: August 12, 2020 Product Type: Food & Beverages Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Potential for Salmonella Company Name: Fry’s Food Stores Brand Name: Brand Name(s) MURRAY’S, JARLSBERG, DELI Product Description: Product Description Cheese Dip Company Announcement Fry’s Food Stores is recalling select cheese dips
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Hyderabad: Generic pharmaceuticals maker MSN Group on Thursday announced the launch of India’s cheapest Covid-19 treatment drug Favipiravir 200 mg at Rs 33 per tablet under the Favilow brand. The city-based company also said it is gearing up to roll out Favipiravir 400 mg soon. The launch of MSN’s Favilow comes a little over a
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Dive Brief: Myriad Genetics on Thursday named a new CEO: Paul Diaz, partner at healthcare investment firm Cressey & Company, a DaVita board member, and former chief executive at long-term acute-care hospital operator Kindred Healthcare. Analysts welcomed Diaz’s arrival, with those at SVB Leerink telling investors the “appointment holds potential for core business to turn the corner.” The
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Data released in May revealed that unemployment in Toronto (pictured) and throughout Canada rose to 13% in the wake of Covid-19. Credit: Shutterstock Canada’s FDI inflows stood solid in the first quarter of 2020. However, this was before the impact of Covid-19 was felt. Lara Williams reports. Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Canada is holding
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14 August Global: Covid-19 infections are nearing 21 million while the pandemic is responsible for almost 760,000 deaths worldwide, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University tracker. Nearly half of the deaths reported were in the four worst hit countries: the United States (167,242), Brazil (105,463), Mexico (55,293) and India (48,040). US: President Donald
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