June 21, 2021

Day: June 7, 2021

PRESS RELEASES

UPDATE – UCSF QBI and University College, London Identify Mutations in “U.K.” Strain of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Responsible for Enhanced Transmissibility and Infectivity

– Findings show key mutations and evolution of U.K. SARS-CoV-2 compared to earlier lineages account for upregulation of innate immune antagonists, which hamper immune response and allow for increased viral replication and duration of infection – SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and LONDON, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a study published online in bioRxiv today, scientists at […]

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AGC Biologics’ Heidelberg Facility to Further Supply Plasmid DNA for COVID-19 Vaccine

Seattle, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AGC Biologics, a leading global Biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), has announced its partnership with BioNTech SE (Nasdaq BNTX) to further supply Plasmid DNA (pDNA) starting material for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, at AGC’s Heidelberg, Germany facility. “We are honored that BioNTech has entrusted us to […]

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UCSF QBI and University College, London Identify Mutations in “U.K.” Strain of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Responsible for Enhanced Transmissibility and Infectivity

– Findings show key mutations and evolution of U.K. SARS-CoV-2 compared to earlier lineages account for upregulation of innate immune antagonists, which hamper immune response and allow for increased viral replication and duration of infection – SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and LONDON, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a study published online in bioRxiv today, […]

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Sophi.io Wins Two INMA Global Media Awards

TORONTO, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sophi.io, The Globe and Mail’s artificial intelligence-powered optimization and prediction platform, was announced as a winner of the International News Media Association (INMA) Global Media Awards in two categories, Best Use of Data to Automate or Personalize, and Best in Show for North America. “The INMA Global Media […]

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Miscellaneous

Tracking SDG7: The energy progress report (2021)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OVERVIEW The 2021 edition of Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report monitors and assesses achievements in the global quest for universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030. The latest available data and selected energy scenarios reveal that at today’s rate of progress, the world is not on track […]

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CMAC, APOPO Discuss Cooperation in Mine Clearance

Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) and APOPO, a registered Belgian non-governmental organisation and U.S. non-profit which trains southern giant pouched rats to detect landmines and tuberculosis, have discussed their cooperation in mine and UXOs clearance. The information was shared this morning by H.E. Heng Ratana, Director General of CMAC, after his meeting with Mr. Michael […]

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COVID-19: Nearly 1,000 New Recoveries, but 589 New Infections

Some 945 more patients have been allowed to be discharged after being tested negative twice consecutively for COVID-19; bringing the total recovered cases in Cambodia to 28,092, pointed out the Ministry of Health in a press release today. Meanwhile, the ministry announced the detection of 589 new cases, of which 27 are imported and the […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage in Cambodia Rises to Over 27%

Cambodia’s vaccination coverage against COVID-19 pandemic reached 27.54 percent or some 2,754,341 of the planned 10 million people to be vaccinated, as of June 6. The figures were shared by the National Ad-hoc Commission for COVID-19 Vaccination, adding that of them, 2,184,301 have already got their second doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Members of the diplomatic […]

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