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Heathcare Press Release : 26 Mar 2020

Living Younger and Happier in the Aging Society with Taiwan Excellence Award Winning Products Heathcare—26 Mar 20

The advantages of Taiwan's medical and healthcare industry have been strongly demonstrated with the outbreak of COVID-19. Other than developing counter-measures against this current epidemic, “Aging Society”, a hidden crisis around the world.

ASTM International Provides Public Access to Standards Used For COVID-19 Heathcare—26 Mar 20

W. CONSHOHOCKEN Pa.--26 Mar--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

Global standards organization ASTM International is providing no-cost public access to a suite of two dozen important standards used in the production and testing of personal protective equipment to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency.

In an effort to support manufacturers, testing labs, healthcare professionals, and the general public, the available standards cover personal protective equipment including face masks, medical gowns, gloves, and hand sanitizers.

"ASTM International is committed to supporting healthcare providers, manufacturers, labs, and others in their efforts to address this global pandemic," according to Katharine Morgan, ASTM International president. "Providing access to these standards at no cost will help companies manufacturing these products to understand necessary safety, quality and performance requirements, helping our world work better."

The suite of available standards include test methods, performance specifications, and terminology. They were developed and maintained by ASTM International's committees on personal protective clothing and equipment (F23), textiles (D13), rubber (D11), pesticides, antimicrobials, and alternative control agents (E35), and medical and surgical devices and materials (F04), and are available here for public access [https://www.as

XABT donates 2019-nCoV nucleic acid detection kits to Italy Heathcare—26 Mar 20

On March 19, the 2019-nCoV Detection Kit and Nucleic Acid Extraction Donation & Shipment Ceremony was held in Beijing. Beijing Applied Biological Technologies Co., Ltd. (XABT) was invited to the event at which the biologics maker donated an allotment

FDA Provides Emergency Use Authorization to PerkinElmer for COVID-19 Heathcare—26 Mar 20

PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Company's New Coronavirus RT-PCR test.