COVID19

Aytu BioScience Announces Global Agreement to Distribute Pinnacle IVD Corporation’s 15-Minute COVID-19 Antigen Test

Pinnacle Plans to Scale U.S. Manufacturing Capacity to 25 Million Tests Per Month

Cost-Effective 15-Minute Rapid Antigen Test Demonstrates 100% Specificity for COVID-19 Detection When Compared with RT-PCR

ENGLEWOOD, CO / ACCESSWIRE / September 8, 2020 / Aytu BioScience, Inc. (NASDAQ:AYTU), a specialty pharmaceutical company (the “Company”) focused on commercializing novel products that address significant patient needs announced today that the Company has signed an agreement to distribute the Pinnacle CovID RAD Rapid Antigen Detection Test worldwide. The rapid antigen test, which delivers results in fifteen minutes, tests for the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus antigen via a nasopharyngeal sample and can be conducted without the use of laboratory equipment.

Pinnacle IVD Corporation plans to scale U.S. manufacturing capacity for the CovID RAD Rapid Antigen Detection Test to 25 million tests per month.

The CovID RAD Rapid Antigen Detection Test was developed by U.S.-based Pinnacle IVD Corporation, a leader in

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Cause, effect and the need to test for COVID-19 | Marsha Mercer



Marsha Mercer

Marsha Mercer


A wise editor of mine used to say, “Wet streets don’t cause rain.”

John’s point, of course, was not to confuse cause and effect. I’ve thought about his warning often since President Donald Trump began his counter-narrative about coronavirus testing.

As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 soared this summer, Trump repeatedly blamed the tests for causing the cases.

Testing “makes us look bad,” he tweeted in June.

At the Tulsa rally a few days later, he said, “I said to my people, ‘Slow the testing down, please.’”

His aides tried to pass that remark off as a joke, but Trump said, “I don’t kid.”

“Cases, Cases, Cases! If we didn’t test so much and so successfully, we would have very few cases,” he tweeted in July.

And, he told reporters, “When you test you create cases.”

That’s all wrong. Pregnancy tests don’t create babies.

Not only

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Two San Antonio medical facilities selected for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center are two of five sites selected by the U.S. Department of Defense for Phase III of COVID-19 vaccine trials.



A volunteer in South Africa receives a COVID-19 test vaccine injection developed at the University of Oxford in Britain. Patents on potential COVID-19 vaccines have the potential to raise prices on vaccines, creating obstacles for their use, particularly in developing countries.


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A volunteer in South Africa receives a COVID-19 test vaccine injection developed at the University of Oxford in Britain. Patents on potential COVID-19 vaccines have the potential to raise prices on vaccines, creating obstacles for their use, particularly in developing countries.


As part of Operation Warp Speed, which is focused on delivering safe and effective vaccines by January 2021, the DOD has picked five locations to test AstraZeneca’s vaccine candidate, AZD1222.

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Naval Medical Center San Diego, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital are joining the two San Antonio sites in the trials, according to DOD.

“The Department

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Beware of computer vision syndrome amid the COVID-19 pandemic – Health

The COVID-19 epidemic has been going on for six months in Indonesia. The government has implemented policies such as large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), physical distancing, contact tracing and the establishment of emergency hospitals to overcome and reduce the spread of the coronavirus. 

Due to the pandemic, we have been forced to spend a lot more time at home, both for school and/or work. Inevitably, the use of gadgets continues to increase. In the latest research by GlobalWebIndex, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing changes to digital behavior. Based on a survey of internet users aged 16-64 years old conducted in 17 countries in March through April, there was a significant increase in people’s use of digital media, especially television, laptops and social media activities. Indonesia ranks third in the use of social media in the Asia Pacific.

An increase in the use of digital media means an increase in screen time.

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Global Computer Peripheral Equipment Market Report (2020 to 2030) – COVID-19 Impact and Recovery – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Press Release

DUBLIN–(Business Wire)–The “Computer Peripheral Equipment Global Market Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This report provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global computer peripheral equipment market as it emerges from the COVID-19 shut down.

The global computer peripheral equipment market is expected to decline from $494.8 billion in 2019 to $467.1 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -5.6%. The decline is mainly due to economic slowdown across countries owing to the COVID-19 outbreak and the measures to contain it. The market is then expected to recover and grow at a CAGR of 3% from 2021 and reach $506.9 billion in 2023.

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