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In the midst of the current pandemic, time is of the essence. So, when the US Department of Health & Human Services tapped Hamilton Medical, Inc. to aid the...

Keter North America Inc. has begun production of high-quality, reusable face shields at its plants in Anderson, IN, and Milton, ON, Canada. Both...

Medical staff treating patients on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic come face to face daily with the risk of exposure to the virus. Among the riskiest...

MERS, which struck South Korea in a 2015 outbreak, was caused by a coronavirus — the same family of viruses that is responsible for COVID-19 (disease: COVID-19,...

Everlywell, a digital health company that offers individuals access to at-home collection lab tests, has received an Emergency Use...

In an effort to harness diverse streams of data to understand and respond to COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has entered into an agreement with Aetion to...

With the advent of COVID-19, medical ventilators are more critical than ever. Ewellix, which manufactures linear motion and actuation solutions, is...

“Testing, testing, testing.” It’s a mantra that health officials have been constantly promoting because screening people for COVID-19 is the best way to...

Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics received an amended emergency use authorization from FDA for the first SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus test that will allow people to collect...

ICHORtec GmbH today has filed patent applications in the United States, Germany, and the European Union for in situ detection of the novel...

FDA has issued multiple emergency use authorizations, loosened regulations for telemedicine, and eased the requirements for production...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration included, under the ventilator emergency use authorization (EUA), a ventilator developed by the National...

Members of the Open Science Grid — a network of organizations that provides computing services for science research of all stripes — have...

OU Medicine, the OU Health Sciences Center, and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation collaborated to create a new test for COVID-19 using technology and...

Now that diagnostic companies can sell COVID-19 antibody tests without FDA authorization, healthcare teams should work closely with clinical laboratory experts...

VAT, a manufacturer of high-end vacuum valves, is providing crucial valves needed for the production of the development of medical flow sensors. Flow sensors are...

Tru-Form Plastics, Westminster, CA, has shifted its production plans to develop a face shield protective mask for healthcare workers on the front...

Medigus Ltd., a technology company developing minimally invasive tools and an innovator in direct visualization technology, has signed a binding letter of...

Amid the nationwide cautionary shutdown of many commercial industries, AZCO Corp. remains in operation designing and building units and machines that help companies produce protective devices for...

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have developed a tool that could be instrumental in “tracing and tracking individuals” in order to identify those who need...

Academics from University College London are working with artificial intelligence (AI) firm Causaly, London, UK, to help accelerate various aspects of research...

In this Q&A, Tom Hoover, senior medical market manager for assembly technologies at Emerson, addresses the benefits of using ultrasonic technology to...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the first diagnostic test with a home collection option for COVID-19. Specifically, the FDA re-issued the...

According to China’s Science and Technology Daily, two COVID-19 inactivated vaccines have been approved for a phase I and II combined clinical trial by the National Medical Products...

Tokyo-based Renesas Electronics Corp., a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, has introduced a new open-source ventilator system reference design that...

FDA has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics and its collaborators for a new collection approach that utilizes saliva as the primary test...

LauzHack — an online hackathon held by an EPFL student association in early April — proved to be a big hit. Over 100 project teams worked day and night to develop applications for...

Medtronic plc is ramping up its ventilator production, as well as collaborating with technology partners and governments to drive new ventilator innovation and production,...

Royal Philips plans to double the production of its hospital ventilators by May 2020 and achieve a four-fold increase by the third quarter of 2020. This plan...

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