Novavax and Canada Reach Agreement in Principle to Acquire Novavax’ COVID-19 Vaccine

•  Canadian government to purchase up to 76 million doses of NVX-CoV2373 GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced it has reached an agreement in principle with the Government of Canada to supply up to 76 million […]

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AIR Worldwide Estimates Insured Losses for Hurricane Laura Will be Between USD 4 Billion and USD 8 Billion

Boston, Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates that industry insured losses to onshore property resulting from Hurricane Laura’s winds and storm surge will range from USD 4 billion to USD 8 billion. AIR Worldwide is a Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK) business. “Although comparisons between Laura and Hurricane Rita (2005) have […]

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Philips EV300 ventilator supply contract with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to end after delivery of 12,300 bundled ventilator configurations

August 31, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has received notice from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of the partial termination of the April 2020 contract to deliver 43,000 bundled EV300 ventilator configurations to HHS through December 2020. Philips will complete the […]

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Junshi Biosciences Announces Financial Results for Six Months Ended June 30, 2020 and Provides Corporate Updates

— Supplemental NDAs for Toripalimab filed — Expanding into infectious disease and collaborating with IMCAS and Lilly for COVID-19 neutralizing antibodies — Dual Listing on the STAR Market SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEX: 1877; SSE: 688180), a leading innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of […]

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Philips expands its dedicated cardiovascular ultrasound offering by launching Affiniti CVx for increased productivity

August 28, 2020 Philips introduces Affiniti CVx and Release 7.0 of EPIQ CVx with breakthrough interventional and productivity features to support cardiology departments managing everyday challenges Philips debuts impactful solutions in cardiology at ESC 2020 (Aug 29 – Sept 1) Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced […]

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Landmark Consensus on Treating Adult Hearing Loss with a Cochlear Implant Published by International Hearing Experts

World-first consensus published today in JAMA Otolaryngology recommends “minimum international standard of care for cochlear implantation” including diagnosis, referral, treatment and aftercare for adults living with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss1 New global alliance of 31 ear, nose and throat surgeons and audiologists, and seven hearing organizations calls for improved standards in adult hearing care Landmark […]

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Aptean Launches New Food and Beverage ERP Partner Program

New Channel Expands Geographic Reach and Potential Customer Base ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the launch of a new, global partner program designed to expand the company’s geographic reach for its Aptean Food and Beverage ERP solutions with world-class channel sellers. The partner […]

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Philips debuts impactful solutions in cardiology at ESC 2020 to deliver better patient care with greater efficiency

August 27, 2020 Connected cardiology solutions help physicians elevate clinical confidence, improve patient and staff experience, and improve outcomes Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, is showcasing its latest cardiac care innovations at the European Society of Cardiology ESC Congress 2020 (August 29 – September 1). During the virtual […]

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Philips to expand its image-guided therapy devices portfolio through acquisition of Intact Vascular

August 27, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Intact Vascular, Inc., a U.S.-based developer of medical devices for minimally-invasive peripheral vascular procedures. Intact Vascular will enhance Philips’ image-guided therapy portfolio, combining Philips’ interventional imaging […]

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