Experimental Coronavirus Vaccines Continue to Show Promise in Human Trials

With over 14.7 million confirmed novel coronavirus cases and nearly 610,000 fatalities, researchers are reporting progress in the race to develop a safe and effective vaccine against the disease. Two different experimental vaccines — one developed in a joint venture between Britain’s Oxford University and British-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca, the other by Chinese biotech firm CanSino Biologics — have […]

Peru Restaurants Resume Operations as COVID Lockdown Lifts

Restaurants in Peru are accepting diners for the first time since closing four months ago at the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak in March. Under new guidelines, businesses on Monday resumed operations at 40% capacity. Tables were required to be at least two meters apart. Ruben Espinoza, chef and manager of the Punto Marisko restaurant, said he is excited about the reopening even if it’s only at 40% of restaurant capacity because it’s a start. […]

Major League Baseball to Make Coronavirus-Delayed Debut

After a four-month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball kicks off its regular season Thursday with a 60-game schedule set to be played solely in U.S. stadiums. While many fans are anticipating the return of the game nicknamed the national pastime, there are widespread concerns about the safety of resuming a major sports league […]

Guardion Health Sciences Adds Experienced Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to Executive Management Team

Newly-Appointed CFO Andrew Schmidt Brings Extensive and Wide-Ranging Public Company Experience San Diego, California, July 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guardion Health Sciences, Inc. (“Guardion” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: GHSI) announced that it has appointed Andrew C. Schmidt, 58, as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Schmidt joins Guardion with more […]

Wessanen has acquired Danival, a leading producer of locally sourced organic products with deep roots in South West France.

Wessanen and Hain Celestial have signed and closed an agreement for the purchase of Danival. Located in the South West of France, Danival is a leading brand in organic products based on fruits and vegetables sourced from France. It  has promoted sustainable local development since its creation 30 years ago. Today it employs about 120 […]

ePac Flexible Packaging Adds Capacity to Fuel Growth

Austin, Texas USA, July 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In order to better serve it’s growing customer base ePac Flexible Packaging, the leader in fast time to market custom printed finished pouches and roll stock, has announced an expansion in operations to serve its rapidly growing customer base. Throughout 2020 ePac has been adding new […]

Novavax to Present COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Progress at 2nd ISV COVID-19 Vaccines Virtual Congress

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that Gregory M. Glenn, M.D., President of Research and Development, will present progress of NVX-CoV2373, Novavax’ COVID-19 vaccine candidate, at the 2nd International Society for Vaccines Virtual Congress. Dr. Glenn’s […]

Erdene Announces Positive Bankable Feasibility Study Results for Bayan Khundii Gold Project

Study demonstrates high-grade, shallow open-pit mine with strong NPV, IRR and low initial capital investment NI 43-101 Technical Report Highlights (US$1,400/oz Gold Price) Base Case after-tax Net Present Value of US$100 million (NPV5%) and 42% Internal Rate of Return (IRR), increasing to US$216 million and 77% IRR, respectively, at current gold price of US$1,800/oz Life […]