STChealth Partners With 1Health.io to Provide COVID-19 Saliva Tests

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STChealth, the leading data exchange network for health systems used across the U.S. and internationally, announced it has partnered with 1Health.io, the leading technology company that provides precision testing as a service, to provide saliva-based COVID-19 tests as part of its strategic alliance providing a national comprehensive return-to-work program for employers. STChealth, Bridge Purchasing Solutions, Newmark Knight Frank and CuraLinc Healthcare recently formed The Strategic Actions for Employers (SAFE) Program to empower organizations to create a culture that protects employees and enables them to do their best work in the…

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GC Pharma gathers extra plasma to take effort on Covid-19 treatment

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The plasma treatment is an “anti-SARS-CoV2 hyperimmune immunoglobulin” made by dividing up only immune proteins with various antibodies taken from the plasma of recovered COVID-19 patients. The company won the regulatory nod for a phase-2 trial on the investigational treatment on Thursday. GC Pharma said it would collect more plasma from recovered Covid-19 patients to accelerate the development of a Covid-19 treatment based on antibodies extracted from plasma. The company said it would collect recovered patients’ plasma from more blood donation centers in greater Seoul and Gangwon Province from Monday.…

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Inspiration Healthcare to deal with ventilator provider SLE

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With products that support new-borns, to respiratory products that support adults in intensive care, Inspiration Healthcare’s solutions are used and distributed to more than 50 countries. Recently, the firm received £5 million of adult ventilator orders from the NHS and a US Patent for a product that could help more than one million babies every year. Neil Campbell, chief executive at Inspiration Healthcare, said: “We are delighted to have received such strong support for the Fundraising to drive our growth strategy and the acquisition of SLE Limited, a leading designer…

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Instagram associates with Swiggy, Zomato to help small restaurants

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Facebook-owned Instagram on Thursday announced its partnership with online food delivery platforms Swiggy and Zomato to support small businesses in India during the Covid-19 crisis. The photo-messaging app also announced the rollout of the food order sticker in India that will help businesses from the food industry stay in touch with their customers and allow customers to support their favorite businesses too. Businesses can now share Instagram’s new food order sticker on their Stories, and people can tap to place their order through the Swiggy and Zomato website. “We’re rolling…

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Amazon launches food delivery service “Amazon Food” in India

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If there is a market, Amazon is either in it, or about to enter it. Having said that, the newest entry to Amazon India’s portfolio Food Delivery. Coming to give Swiggy and Zomato a run for their money is Amazon Food, which has been launched in Bengaluru and will probably make its way to the entire country very soon. The platform will launch on Amazon’s Prime Now app, which, for the time being, only provides services in select cities. The company has wanted to launch the platform for a long…

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McDonald’s created a ‘virus-proof’ restaurant in Europe

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As McDonald’s prepares to reopen dining rooms in the US, as well as restaurants around the world that shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic, the company is trying to craft a “virus-proof” design. McDonald’s has already changed nearly 50 processes, the representative said, including wellness checks, installing protective barriers, social distancing floor decals, and providing thermometers to restaurants. The company recently tested new features at a location in the Dutch city of Arnhem, including meal trolleys and designated waiting spots to separate customers. McDonald’s said that it might roll out table…

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GoogleCovid-19 impact: Technology world have several silver linings

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The lockdown has rigorously crippled half the ecosystem, especially e-commerce and mobility services; but the other half – digital players in content, social media and so on – is having a field day. The impact is also disparate across segments of e-commerce, India’s biggest start-up sub-sector, where sale of groceries and food-related essentials are permitted during the lockdown. Impact on the tech world The impact has been disparate across the technology world. Online travel platforms, hotel aggregators, flight booking sites, cab-booking apps and real estate-related services have been shut since…

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Google Doodle introduces people to stay home and play games

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Google Doodle recently shared a throwback ICC Champions Trophy game urging people to stay and play at home. Google Doodle launched a new series on April 27 with which they are urging people to stay and play at home by sharing throwback interactive games. The latest one that Google shared was their interactive doodle from 2017 celebrating the ICC Champions Trophy. Due to the government-mandated lockdown, to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, people have been staying at home for over a month now and are running out of…

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Covid 19 impact: Top pharma companies fare better during a lockdown

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Drug firms depend on fresh prescriptions for their new introductions, which are made available at medical stores near the clinics visited by MRS The lockdown has made supplying drugs to the right retail outlets a challenge. “Moreover, why would a chemist even stock a new brand when he knows fresh prescriptions will be rare,” said a senior official at a drug firm. As a result, new launches have fallen sharply. From 278 new product launches in February, the number slipped to 123 in March, and drug makers said April would…

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