The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), through the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory...
MOD funds test to predict sepsis in Covid-19 patients
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), through the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), is funding the development of a test to predict whether Covid-19 patients will go on to develop sepsis.
Covid-19: digital contact tracing for those without smartphones
One of the many solutions to easing lockdown restrictions under UK government plans is to harness is an app that can enable large-scale digital contact tracing – but not everybody has a compatible smartphone for the NHS app set to be rolled out this month. Fortunately, there could be a few ways to bring the technology to the entire population.
Vapotherm to expand nasal cannula production in response to Covid-19
Vapotherm is set to scale up capital equipment manufacturing capabilities to increase the production of its Precision Flow systems.
Why are healthcare cyberattacks surging amid Covid-19
Cybercrime targeting healthcare organisations is soaring as a result of the global pandemic. What are the reasons behind this worrying surge, and what can businesses do to protect themselves?
Syngene and HiMedia partner to manufacture Covid-19 test kits in India
Biocon’s research arm Syngene has partnered with bioscience company HiMedia Laboratories to manufacture and distribute ELISA antibody test kits for Covid-19 in India.
FDA grants EUA for Color’s Covid-19 testing technology
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorisation (EUA) to Color to use its Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) technology for Covid-19 testing.
Bio-Techne, Kantaro Biosciences to deliver Covid-19 antibody test kits
Bio-Techne has partnered with Kantaro Biosciences, a joint venture of Mount Sinai Health System with Renalytix AI, to deliver Covid-19 antibody test kits.
GeneME develops on-premise FRANKD mouth swab test for Covid-19
Polish biotech company GeneMe has developed FRANKD, a fast, scalable mouth swab test for Covid-19.
Euroimmun’s serology test obtains EUA to identify Covid-19 antibodies
PerkinElmer company Euroimmun has received the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Anti-SARS-CoV-2 ELISA (IgG) serology test to identify Covid-19 antibodies.
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