AGC Biologics Enters Agreement to Acquire Facility in Longmont, CO, Eyeing to Significantly Expand Their Cell and Gene Therapy Capabilities and Offerings

Seattle, July 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AGC Biologics, a leading global biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), announced the signing of a purchase agreement for a state-of-the-art Cell and Gene Therapy commercial manufacturing facility in Longmont, Colorado, currently owned by Novartis Gene Therapies. Once the transaction closes, pending final due diligence, the facility […]

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CNH Industrial announces senior appointments

London, July 1, 2021 CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) today announced that it has appointed Scott Moran as Chief CNH Industrial Business System Officer and Kelly Tolbert as Chief Diversity & Inclusion, Sustainability and Transformation Officer. In these positions, Mr. Moran and Ms. Tolbert will join the Company’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT), […]

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Philips announces first patient treated with its new real-time 3D intracardiac echocardiography catheter – VeriSight Pro

July 01, 2021 FDA 510k-cleared real-time 3D intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) catheter has potential to improve standard of care for structural heart disease and electrophysiology procedures Reduced need for general anesthesia accelerates workflows, increases efficiency, and broadens treatment options Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today […]

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Indonesia looks to India for lessons amid second COVID wave

Indonesia has turned to India for lessons in battling COVID-19 in the wake of a second wave of infections triggered by the new Delta variant. The country’s COVID-19 cases have hit a record, with daily cases reaching 21,807 on June 30, 2021, bringing the total tally to 2,178,272. Meanwhile, the death toll has climbed to 58,491. The Indonesian government announced the nation’s first coronavirus cases on March 2, 2020. In comparison, the Indian Health Ministry on May 6, 2021 reported 3,980 daily deaths, which took the national total to 230,168,…

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Jokowi calls for calm during emergency restrictions against COVID-19

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has urged the public to stay calm during the implementation of the Emergency Community Activity Restrictions (PPKM) in Java and Bali on July 3-20, 2021. “I call on the public to remain calm and alert to comply with existing regulations,” Jokowi remarked here on Thursday while delivering a virtual press statement on the implementation of emergency restriction measures to curb the current spike in COVID-19 cases. The head of state called on the public to remain disciplined in adhering to health protocols…

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Jakarta commences vaccination for children in 12-17 year age group

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Jakarta authorities, on Thursday, began a vaccination program for children in the 12-17 year age group in parallel with vaccination for the public, in general, which has been underway since June 2021. In the initial stage, the authorities were expected to administer vaccine jabs to 100 children through coordination with the city’s health office, communication and information office, and the education office. “We have screened 100 children, and we have given information concerning their parents’ approval to receive the COVID-19 vaccine shots today,” Widyastuti, chief of…

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