Epidemic

Gritstone Announces Presentations during Five Upcoming Investor Conferences and Events

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 9:01pm

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gritstone bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRTS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing the next generation of cancer and infectious disease immunotherapies, today announced that Gritstone management will participate in five upcoming investor conferences in October, November and December.

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  • EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gritstone bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRTS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing the next generation of cancer and infectious disease immunotherapies, today announced that Gritstone management will participate in five upcoming investor conferences in October, November and December.
  • A live webcast of the presentations will be accessible via the Investors & Media section of the companys website at https://ir.gritstonebio.com/investors/events .
  • Gritstone bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRTS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company, is developing the next generation of immunotherapies against multiple cancer types and infectious diseases.
  • Additionally, the company has a global collaboration for the development of a therapeutic HIV vaccine with Gilead Sciences.

Integration of Assets, Investment in Future Secure NGM’s Status as Industry Leader

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 8:00pm

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RLJ Lodging Trust Acquires AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Downtown

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

RLJ Lodging Trust (the Company) (NYSE: RLJ) today announced that it has acquired the fee simple interest in the recently constructed 205-room AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Downtown (the Hotel) for a purchase price of $89.0 million, or approximately $434,000 per key.

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  • RLJ Lodging Trust (the Company) (NYSE: RLJ) today announced that it has acquired the fee simple interest in the recently constructed 205-room AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Downtown (the Hotel) for a purchase price of $89.0 million, or approximately $434,000 per key.
  • The AC Hotel Boston Downtown is located within the newly developed Ink Block hub, a vibrant mixed-use development nestled in Bostons South End neighborhood.
  • The AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Downtown offers sleek furnishings, curated artwork, and intuitive technology.
  • RLJ Lodging Trust is a self-advised, publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns primarily premium-branded, high-margin, focused-service and compact full-service hotels.

The Rockefeller Foundation Invests USD150 Million to Prevent Future Pandemics and Calls for Greater Collaboration to Build a Global Early Warning System

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:41pm

The Foundation also renewed its call for expanded collaboration to strengthen the global pandemic and epidemic intelligence ecosystem at the World Health Summit on Monday.

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  • The Foundation also renewed its call for expanded collaboration to strengthen the global pandemic and epidemic intelligence ecosystem at the World Health Summit on Monday.
  • "After too many pandemics, the world has said 'never again' only to miss the moment and the chance to prevent the next one.
  • "Global health preparedness and response will require partnership and collaboration at all levels local, national and global.
  • The Pandemic Prevention Institute is being built with the same ambition to contribute leadership, support global collaboration, and save lives.

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies Achieve Agility and Decision Automation with Sapiens Decision

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:16pm

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNS) (TASE: SPNS), a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, announced today that Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies (GUARD), a national Property & Casualty insurer, has achieved important benefits thanks to Sapiens Decision's business logic management tools. GUARD started by moving selection and pricing guidelines for perils in their Business Owner Policy lines to achieve greater real-time service, consistency and change management control.

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  • Such forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "may," "will," "plan" and similar expressions.
  • Such statements reflect our current views with respect to future events and are subject to pandemic risks and uncertainties.
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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies Achieve Agility and Decision Automation with Sapiens Decision

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:13pm

Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, that are based on our beliefs, assumptions and expectations, as well as information currently available to us.

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  • Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, that are based on our beliefs, assumptions and expectations, as well as information currently available to us.
  • Such forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "may," "will," "plan" and similar expressions.
  • Such statements reflect our current views with respect to future events and are subject to pandemic risks and uncertainties.
  • You should not rely upon forward-looking statements as predictions of future events.

Draganfly to Present at Benzinga’s Global Small Cap Conference

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:45pm

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  • Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the Company presenting at the Benzinga October Global Small Cap Conference.
  • Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements or information.

Franklin Electric Declares Payment of Quarterly Cash Dividend

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Oct. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share payable November 18, 2021, to shareholders of record on November 4, 2021.

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  • FORT WAYNE, Ind., Oct. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share payable November 18, 2021, to shareholders of record on November 4, 2021.
  • Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of systems and components for the movement of water and fuel.
  • Recognized as a technical leader in its products and services, Franklin Electric serves customers around the world in residential, commercial, agricultural, industrial, municipal, and fueling applications.
  • All forward-looking statements made herein are based on information currently available, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

Wellcare by Health Net Medicare Advantage Plans in California Earn 4-Star Rating in Annual CMS Star Quality Ratings

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

"Our recent Star Ratings reflect our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of our Medicare members across California," said Brian Ternan, Plan President & CEO of Health Net and Wellcare's Medicare plan in California.

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  • "Our recent Star Ratings reflect our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of our Medicare members across California," said Brian Ternan, Plan President & CEO of Health Net and Wellcare's Medicare plan in California.
  • CMS publishes its annual Star Ratings to help Medicare beneficiaries make informed decisions when selecting health plans.
  • The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period for all Medicare health plans runs from Oct. 15 throughDec.
  • We offer these health plans and services through Health Net, LLC and its subsidiaries: Health Net of California, Inc., Health Net Life Insurance Company and Health Net Community Solutions, Inc.

Wellcare Medicare Advantage Plan in California Earns 5 out of 5 Stars in Annual CMS Star Quality Ratings

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

"Our recent Star Ratings reflect our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of our Medicare members across California," said Brian Ternan, Plan President & CEO of Health Net and Wellcare's Medicare plan in California.

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  • "Our recent Star Ratings reflect our commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of our Medicare members across California," said Brian Ternan, Plan President & CEO of Health Net and Wellcare's Medicare plan in California.
  • CMS publishes its annual Star Ratings to help Medicare beneficiaries make informed decisions when selecting health plans.
  • Medicare plans are ranked on a scale of one to five stars, with five stars representing the highest level of quality.
  • For more than 20 years, Wellcare has offered a range of Medicare products, including Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDP), which offer affordable coverage beyond Original Medicare.