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Day 2 Antigen Test: Lateral Flow Test To Replace RT-PCR For Those Fully Vaccinated

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:42pm

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- International passengers who are double jabbed and travelling from a non-red list country will benefit from the upcoming change to the rules for travelling. The lateral flow tests, also known as the rapid antigen test, are replacing the RT-PCR for those eligible from the 24th October, 2021. Harley Medic International, approved by the Government, provides fast and affordable rapid antigen test kits for pre-departure tests when travelling abroad from England to 'on arrival' tests for Day 2, with reliable results and a verified certificate. The cost of the rapid antigen test is expected to be less than half the cost of the RT-PCR for about £29 making it an efficient alternative.

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  • The lateral flow tests, also known as the rapid antigen test, are replacing the RT-PCR for those eligible from the 24th October, 2021.
  • Travellers can book an antigen test with Harley Medic International by clicking - "rapid antigen test" .
  • Travellers can book a pre-departure test or a day 2 antigen test by clicking - "rapid antigen test".
  • The Test to Release Scheme (Day 5) can be used by booking a test specifically for the same through a private provider.

Day 2 Antigen Test: Lateral Flow Test To Replace RT-PCR For Those Fully Vaccinated

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:30pm

The lateral flow tests, also known as the rapid antigen test, are replacing the RT-PCR for those eligible from the 24th October, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The lateral flow tests, also known as the rapid antigen test, are replacing the RT-PCR for those eligible from the 24th October, 2021.
  • Travellers can book an antigen test with Harley Medic International by clicking - "rapid antigen test" .
  • Travellers can book a pre-departure test or a day 2 antigen test by clicking - "rapid antigen test".
  • The Test to Release Scheme (Day 5) can be used by booking a test specifically for the same through a private provider.

ComEd Fills Tuition Gap for 10 Local Engineering Students Pursuing STEM Careers

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:07am

To promote equity in higher education and STEM, and a workforce that reflects the diverse communities it serves, ComEd will provide scholarships that fill the tuition gap not covered by financial aid to 10 Chicagoland students pursuing engineering.

Key Points: 
  • To promote equity in higher education and STEM, and a workforce that reflects the diverse communities it serves, ComEd will provide scholarships that fill the tuition gap not covered by financial aid to 10 Chicagoland students pursuing engineering.
  • The ComEd Scholars program, now in its third year, provides scholarships to students pursuing degrees in STEM that cover education-related costs that exceed financial aid.
  • Each schools financial aid office, in partnership with academic advisors and ComEd, then identifies high-performing students facing financial burdens to continuing the students education.
  • The 2021 ComEd Scholars are:
    Eduardo David Calix-Ortiz a third-year student from Chicagos Gage Park neighborhood, pursuing a degree in electrical engineering and computer engineering at Illinois Tech.

CurePSP appoints former UNC Movement Disorders Center coordinator to its top programs position

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

She was previously the center coordinator at the Movement Disorders Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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  • She was previously the center coordinator at the Movement Disorders Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • In her position, she will be able to greatly expand our impact and effectiveness in education, treatment, and support services."
  • Shurer received her Master of Social Work degree from UNC and a BA degree in psychology from Pennsylvania State University.
  • In her position at UNC since 2012, she was a program coordinator and a clinical social worker for UNC's Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence and its CurePSP Center of Care where she became deeply involved in the care and treatment of PSP, CBD, and MSA patients.

Morgan State University and Territorium are Establishing a Comprehensive Learner Record and Digital Wallet of Academic and Social Achievements

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 12:30pm

"We believe the CLR is a game changer in its ability to tell the full story of a student," said Dr. Solomon Alao, Assistant Vice President for Outcome Assessment and Operations at Morgan State University.

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  • "We believe the CLR is a game changer in its ability to tell the full story of a student," said Dr. Solomon Alao, Assistant Vice President for Outcome Assessment and Operations at Morgan State University.
  • "Our goal at Morgan State is to capture students' social, academic, and emotional well being into a standards and evidence-based record.
  • Territorium's Comprehensive Learner Record is IMS certified, and Territorium has supported more than 9 million users worldwide.
  • For more information about Morgan State University, visit www.morgan.edu .

Boehringer Ingelheim and Partners to Accelerate Development of First-In-Class Gene Therapy for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 7:00am

The GTC is additionally contributing its knowledge in pre-clinical research and clinical gene therapy development.

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  • The GTC is additionally contributing its knowledge in pre-clinical research and clinical gene therapy development.
  • OXB is adding its leading competence in manufacturing lentiviral vector-based therapies to Boehringer Ingelheims expertise in the development of novel breakthrough therapies for respiratory diseases.
  • This partnership is central to our companys mission of delivering life changing gene therapies to patients and has the potential to provide a new therapeutic option for many cystic fibrosis patients globally.
  • David Ramsden, Chief Executive of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust said: It is great news that Boehringer Ingelheim have committed to the next stage of the development of a gene therapy treatment for people with cystic fibrosis.

Brightline Continues Rapid Expansion With New Autism Spectrum Disorder Services, Programs for LGBTQ and BIPOC Youth

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 4:28pm

The company also announced a Clinical Advisory Board as it expands resources and programs for supporting diverse populations including for children and teenagers who identify as LGBTQ and/or BIPOC.

Key Points: 
  • The company also announced a Clinical Advisory Board as it expands resources and programs for supporting diverse populations including for children and teenagers who identify as LGBTQ and/or BIPOC.
  • The pandemic has also exacerbated behavioral health needs among LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) youth.
  • Recent surveys have found that 70% of LGBTQ youth reported poor mental health during COVID and BIPOC youth have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
  • Expanded content and coaching programs for youth who identify as LGBTQ and/or BIPOC will be available by the end of 2021.

NHSX approves Synopsis Blueprint as example of digital pre-operative best practice for national FutureNHS platform

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 12:30pm

The NHSX Blueprint, titled Launching a digital pre-operative pathway to improve efficiency and maximize theatre usage at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is now available on the FutureNHS platform.

Key Points: 
  • The NHSX Blueprint, titled Launching a digital pre-operative pathway to improve efficiency and maximize theatre usage at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is now available on the FutureNHS platform.
  • We look forward to the ongoing success of the Synopsis platform as we continue to support our clients on a global basis.
  • The NHSX Blueprint is a national record of digital transformation projects which documents best practices for other Trusts to follow, helping all Trusts in England to avoid pitfalls and deliver digital transformation projects at pace.
  • NHSX commissions NHS Digital to deliver core central products like existing APIs, the Spine, and the National Record Locator Service.

HSS USA Publishes Annual Report Sharing Its Expanded Work in 34 States and 171 Cities

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 2:41pm

This report contains updates about the growth of the organization, various events organized over the year, and services offered by HSS volunteers to the society.

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  • This report contains updates about the growth of the organization, various events organized over the year, and services offered by HSS volunteers to the society.
  • The annual report can be viewed at:
    Over the past 12 months, HSS expanded its work in 34 States and 171 cities, conducting 251 centers known as Shakhas.
  • Vijaya Dashami and all other celebrations described in the Annual Report were virtually celebrated following Pandemic-related health and safety guidelines.
  • Despite restrictions for in-person activities, HSS continued its weekly activities virtually, kept the members engaged in social work, and maintained mindfulness across.

Arosa Acquires Centerpeace Home HealthCare & Companion Services

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 1:27pm

Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arosa has acquired Centerpeace Home HealthCare & Companion Services (CenterPeace), a premier home care provider located in Fuquay-Varina.

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  • Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arosa has acquired Centerpeace Home HealthCare & Companion Services (CenterPeace), a premier home care provider located in Fuquay-Varina.
  • Founded in 2005, CenterPeace has employed over 100 caregivers and provided home care and companion care to seniors in Wake, Johnston, Harnett, Durham and Chatham counties.
  • I am confident and blessed of God that both have been accomplished by entrusting what CenterPeace has become to our clients, employees, this community and surrounding communities to Arosa.
  • They are committed to positively impacting the lives of their clients, employees and community, said Genel Webb, Founding Owner / Administrator of CenterPeace.