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Dr. Robert Redfield, speaking during a Buck Institute webinar, said everyone should work together to find common ground for reopening in a way that is safe and comfortable with people. He said the CDC is presenting options for school systems, and will release some additional resources this week on how to reopen schools. One of …

Staff at Kitchener’s Grand River Hospital have new instrument that will help them process more swabs a day, as testing for COVID-19 continues. The Seegene Starlet can test 94 swabs every couple of hours. Eventually, it will allow the hospital to test up to 1,500 swabs each day, meaning faster results. “Currently, we can process …

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Polymeric Group announced today plans to license their patented SilvaKure™ antimicrobial coating technology to companies interested in protecting surface areas from bacterial and viral contagions as a first line of defense in preventing the chance of cross-contamination and human transference. SilvaKure™ was developed and patented by chemists at Polymeric …

LONDON — Government officials have signed an agreement that could lead to the joint modernization of the British and U.S. armies in key technology areas. British Armed Forces Minister James Heappey and U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy signed a memorandum of agreement on joint modernization for a number of technologies during a meeting in London, …

New York on Tuesday added Minnesota to its COVID-19 travel restriction list, meaning that travelers from this state will need to fill out a disclosure form and quarantine themselves for 14 days upon arrival. The addition surprised Minnesota health leaders, because the state appears to be below New York’s announced threshold for travel restrictions. “We …

PHILADELPHIA, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Integral Molecular has launched an expanded panel of SARS-CoV-2 Reporter Virus Particles (RVP), which includes spike protein variants such as D614G and spike protein from other related coronaviruses. These variants will test the breadth of protection afforded by COVID-19 therapeutics and vaccines against newly emerging or resistant strains of the …

Boston, MA, July 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) COSIMO Ventures, an investment firm with offices in Boston and Dublin focused on transforming promising deep technology companies into global industry leaders, is pleased to announce a seven-figure investment from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) (www.rit.edu) into its new, blockchain-focused tokenized fund, COSIMO X. According …

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered Huawei equipment to be removed completely from Britain’s 5G network by 2027. After the Chinese company had been previously approved to run the UK’s 5G network on a limited basis, the UK’s National Security Council has decided to ban the purchase of 5G components from the end of …

Public health and politics have always been intertwined. Think abortion and reproductive rights. One prominent public health official appears to have managed to untwine the two: Anthony Fauci. During this time of Covid-19, health and medicine are more politically charged than they have ever been. Physicians’ and nurses’ heroic responses to the Covid-19 pandemic has …

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that GÉANT, Europe’s leading collaboration on network and related infrastructure and services for research and education, selected Infinera’s industry-leading 600G transmission technology for its next-generation pan-European network. Using Infinera’s Groove (GX) Series Compact Modular Platform, FlexILS Open Optical Line System, and professional …