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Health, Hope & Inspiration Shares Special Podcasts to Allay Coronavirus Fears for Cancer Patients and Families

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 1:38pm

The first segment, "What Cancer Patients Need to Know about the Coronavirus," aired Wednesday, March 25.

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  • The first segment, "What Cancer Patients Need to Know about the Coronavirus," aired Wednesday, March 25.
  • The two physicians field questions and concerns about coronavirus, particularly as it pertains to cancer patients.
  • The additional episodes are titled "God is Greater Than Coronavirus" and "Fighting the Fear of Coronavirus."
  • More information about Health, Hope and Inspiration, as well as access to over 200 podcast episodes, is available at healthhopeandinspiration.com/ .

Bryte Helps Restaurants Weather COVID-19

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 1:31pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Bryte Payment Solutions, Inc., is excited to announce its new plan to help restaurants remain viable during the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic.

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  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Bryte Payment Solutions, Inc., is excited to announce its new plan to help restaurants remain viable during the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic.
  • The food service industry, in particular, has been hard hit, as restaurants are forced to layoff their staff.
  • Bryte Payment Solutions has been working with restaurants since it opened.
  • This free offer comes with no risks whatsoeverand Bryte already has support staff in place to assist restaurants.

Flowly App Helps Reduce Coronavirus Stress and Anxiety; Pledges Support for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

Flowly , the mobile app for pain and anxiety management, today announced new offerings to help people cope with Coronavirus-related stress and anxiety, while pledging monetary support for COVID-19 relief efforts.

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  • Flowly , the mobile app for pain and anxiety management, today announced new offerings to help people cope with Coronavirus-related stress and anxiety, while pledging monetary support for COVID-19 relief efforts.
  • The Flowly app #BreatheTogether experience features targeted breathing exercises in an interactive environment designed specifically to reduce anxiety, which has been magnified as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200402005201/en/
    Flowly App Helps Reduce Coronavirus Stress and Anxiety while raising money for GlobalGiving Coronavirus Relief Fund (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The Coronavirus is not only affecting physical health, but is also taking a toll on mental health all around the world.
  • The day-to-day uncertainty has led to a tremendous increase in stress and anxiety, and Flowly is here to help you manage that, said Celine Tien, co-founder & CEO, Flowly.

University Hospital Basel, Switzerland Transfuses First Two COVID-19 Patients With INTERCEPT Treated Coronavirus Convalescent Plasma

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 1:30pm

Cerus Corporation (Nasdaq: CERS) announced today that the University Hospital Basel transfused the first two COVID-19 patients with INTERCEPT treated coronavirus convalescent plasma (CCP).

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  • Cerus Corporation (Nasdaq: CERS) announced today that the University Hospital Basel transfused the first two COVID-19 patients with INTERCEPT treated coronavirus convalescent plasma (CCP).
  • Plasma collected from individuals who have recovered from coronavirus disease contains antibodies against the virus that may help fight the infection.
  • Based on WHO data, plasma collected from recovered COVID-19 patients contains antibodies that neutralize SARS-CoV-2 infectivity and may improve a patients ability to fight COVID-19.
  • Convalescent plasma has been cited as a potential therapy for viral infection dating back to the 1918 Spanish influenza A (H1N1) pandemic.

Crypto.com Waives 3.5% Credit Card Fee for Crypto Purchases

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:08pm

Kris Marszalek, Co-founderand CEO, said:"The global Coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone's lives and is now ravaging the economy.

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  • Kris Marszalek, Co-founderand CEO, said:"The global Coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone's lives and is now ravaging the economy.
  • In these tough times, businesses that are in a fortunate position to be growing have a responsibility to give back.
  • Today, we're introducing three measures which we hope will make the next three months slightly easier for our users globally."
  • Visit Blog for more details.

Spring Bank Provides Update on Business Operations & Clinical Program Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

We are committed to the safety of our employees at Spring Bank while seeking innovative ways to continue to advance our clinical development and discovery research efforts.

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  • We are committed to the safety of our employees at Spring Bank while seeking innovative ways to continue to advance our clinical development and discovery research efforts.
  • The company has taken steps to protect the safety of its employees while working to ensure the sustainability of its business operations and development programs as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve.
  • Beginning in mid-March, Spring Bank transitioned all non-laboratory personnel to work from home.
  • Spring Bank is continuing its business-critical laboratory activities under guidelines designed to reduce the risk of transmission of the novel coronavirus.

KontrolFreek to Donate up to 100 Percent of Sales to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 12:26pm

Performance Gaming Gear TM creator, KontrolFreek , is helping combat the COVID-19 outbreak by donating revenue generated on KontrolFreek.com on April 3, 2020 to organizations actively involved in global relief efforts.

Key Points: 
  • Performance Gaming Gear TM creator, KontrolFreek , is helping combat the COVID-19 outbreak by donating revenue generated on KontrolFreek.com on April 3, 2020 to organizations actively involved in global relief efforts.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200402005420/en/
    Performance Gaming Gear creator, KontrolFreek, is helping combat the COVID-19 outbreak by donating revenue generated on KontrolFreek.com on April 3, 2020 to organizations actively involved in global relief efforts.
  • KontrolFreek will donate up to 100 percent of its sales made that day to support organizations responding to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
  • To make the most immediate impact possible, KontrolFreek will donate the resulting revenue by the end of April 2020.

PayScale Wage Data Shows Coronavirus Profoundly Changed Our Economy

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 8:00am

The most recent Index shows the dramatic impact of the coronavirus on the U.S. economy in recent weeks.

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  • The most recent Index shows the dramatic impact of the coronavirus on the U.S. economy in recent weeks.
  • The Index shows notable wage growth among employees who deliver packages and offer leisure activities.
  • Heres how the coronavirus epidemic impacted wage growth in the first quarter of 2020:
    Wages for sales positions fell the most.
  • There is value in using both the ECI and the PayScale Index to determine relative wage growth in the U.S. economy.

Small NJ Biotech Firm, BioAegis Therapeutics, Accelerating Multiple Clinical Trial Submissions for Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia Patients

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 7:15am

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioAegis Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical stage, private company focused on developing therapies for infectious, inflammatory, and degenerative diseases.

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  • MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioAegis Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical stage, private company focused on developing therapies for infectious, inflammatory, and degenerative diseases.
  • Supplementation with rhu-pGSN as an adjunct to standard-of-care measures has the potential to prevent or limit organ injury (and death) in patients with severe coronavirus infections.
  • BioAegis is preparing to evaluate plasma gelsolin replacement in severe infection, specifically severe community-acquired pneumonia (sCAP), including COVID-19, and have engaged leading infectious disease experts to advise the proof of concept clinical trial strategy.
  • BioAegis expects the mechanism of action would extend to other causes of pneumonia such as COVID-19.

COVID-19 Frontline Response: Cross-Industry Advanced Solutions to Curb the Spread of Coronavirus

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 8:30pm

NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- COVID-19 FrontlineResponse: ModTrussInc, HannonRPLLCand CineRigsLLC adapt for advanced cross-industry solutions to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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  • NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- COVID-19 FrontlineResponse: ModTrussInc, HannonRPLLCand CineRigsLLC adapt for advanced cross-industry solutions to curb the spread of coronavirus.
  • They are poised and ready to offer advanced temporary modular structure systems for the infrastructure challenges faced by the medical community.
  • It was swiftly revealed they were well ahead of the curve with adept engineered solutions already in place to develop.
  • Additionally, www.HannonRP.com offers services building Advanced Temporary Exterior Structure(Triage Units) providingtemperature-controlled environments and space for the overflowing volume of patients.