Day: September 29, 2020

Expect partly cloudy to cloudy skies, isolated rainshowers — Pagasa

[embedded content] MANILA, Philippines — The entire country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers on Wednesday due to the southwest monsoon and localized thunderstorms, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). ADVERTISEMENT In a weather forecast issued at 4 a.m., Pagasa weather specialist Meno Mendoza said the […]

Regeneron says early trials promising for COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON — The US biotech firm Regeneron said Tuesday its antibody cocktail against the coronavirus reduced viral load and recovery time in non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients during an early-stage clinical trial. “We are highly encouraged by the robust and consistent nature of these initial data,” said George Yancopoulos, the company’s president and chief scientific officer. ADVERTISEMENT “We […]

Romy From The xx Dropped Her Debut Solo Single ‘Lifetime’ And It’s A Banger

The xx‘s Romy Madley Croft has released her first official solo single, ‘Lifetime’. The track was written and recorded in London during lockdown, and was produced with Fred again.. and Marta Salogni. A departure from the relatively sparse, ethereal work with The xx, ‘Lifetime’ sees Croft embrace euphoric, club-oriented pop music that retains the emotional nature […]

U.S. Polo Assn. Launches 2020 Fall Collection

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand for the United States Polo Association (USPA), has launched its 2020 Fall Collection while celebrating the 130th Anniversary of the USPA. The collection features classic American styling remixed with seasonal elements and autumn staples, all drenched in deep, warm colors. This, […]

MPTC, SMC Tollways working to make their RFID stickers compatible

MANILA, Philippines —  Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. and San Miguel Corp. Tollways have started testing ways to make their radio frequency identification (RFID) stickers compatible with each other’s tollway system, according to Romulo Quimbo, chief communications officer of MPTC. MPTC manages the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx), Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx), Cavite Expressway (Cavitex), Harbour Link, and […]

BioGX launches CE-IVD Marked COVID-19, Influenza A/B, RSV Combo RT-PCR Test for the BD MAX™ System

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BioGX BV, the European subsidiary of Birmingham, Alabama based BioGX, announced availability of a CE-IVD marked test for simultaneous detection of SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A, Influenza B and Respiratory Syncytial Virus RNA in a patient sample using the BD MAX™ System.  The test is offered in BioGX’s trusted, easy to use Sample-Ready™ […]

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