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Saturday, March 6th, 2021

Boeing completes COVID-19 transport mission

Boeing recently completed another COVID-19 transport mission resulting in 1.5 million medical-grade face masks reaching healthcare professionals at Prisma Health in South Carolina. The Boeing Dreamlifter delivered personal protective equipment (PPE) from Hong Kong in partnership with Prisma... Read More »

Naval collaboration aids COVID-19 gear production

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently announced that the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Keyport and the Tech Bridge program are providing those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic with needed equipment. The entities have manufactured over 500 face shields and... Read More »

CDC to award COVID-19 assistance funds

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced last week that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is awarding $631 million to 64 jurisdictions in support of the COVID-19 response. “This new funding secured from Congress by President Trump will help public health... Read More »

BARDA to work with Cytovale on sepsis test

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has struck a partnership with Cytovale to develop a rapid diagnostic system for sepsis as part of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Cytovale’s rapid diagnostic system analyzes the biomechanical properties of immune cells, which... Read More »