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- This Samsung refrigerator suggests cooking recipes, plans your diet and even does grocery shopping
Plus, the tech firm's smart fridge syncs with other appliances to send cooking instructions.
Entrepreneur. Thursday, 14 Jan 2021.
- Pharmacist allegedly had false belief vaccine would change DNA
Steven Brandenburg is accused of spoiling more than 500 doses of the Moderna vaccine by leaving vials out of the refrigerator
CBS News. Tuesday, 5 Jan 2021.
- Hospital worker fired for deliberately leaving hundreds of Covid vaccine doses out of refrigerator
- Moderna vaccines had to be destroyed after employee 'intentionally' removed them from refrigerator
Several vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine were deliberately taken from a refrigerator
and then left out at a Milwaukee area hospital causing hundreds of doses to be spoiled.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 31 Dec 2020.
- UK approves use of COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca
It is known for its low cost, availability and ease of use. It can be kept in refrigerators rather than the ultra-cold storage other vaccines require.
ABC News. Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020.
- U.K. becomes first country to approve Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
A game changer on the vaccine front as the Oxford-Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine is approved by U.K. regulators. The vaccine only needs normal refrigeration
and is easily transportable. Charlie D'Agata has the details.
CBS News. Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020.
- Novavax launches late-stage US coronavirus vaccine trial
Novavax lags behind competitors like Pfizer and Mdoerna, but if its shot succeeds in US trials, its easier transport at refrigerator
temperatures - rather than freezers - will help speed vaccination.
Daily Mail. Monday, 28 Dec 2020.
- Climate Change Legislation Included in Coronavirus Relief Deal
The legislation calls for cutting the use of powerful planet-warming chemicals common in air-conditioners and refrigerators.
New York Times. Monday, 21 Dec 2020.
- Next Chapter in Covid-19 Era Underway
Aside from sub-zero refrigeration
requirements, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine looks to be first in line and among the highest efficacy rates possible.
Zacks. Tuesday, 8 Dec 2020.
- Tarrant County Buys 10 Large Freezers and Refrigerators to Hold COVID-19 Vaccine
Tarrant County has spent $90,540 on 10 large refrigerators and freezers to hold COVID-19 vaccines, which could begin arriving as early as mid-December, according to a spokesperson for the Tarrant County Health Department.
NBC. Monday, Nov 30 2020.
- New Regulation Could Drive Growth In $4.1 Billion Gas Leak Detection Market
Air conditioning and refrigerator
makers are using new gasses with lower global warming potential. There's a $4 billion opportunity to detect leaks in those volatile gasses.
Forbes. Wednesday, 18 Nov 2020.
- Pfizer (PFE), BioNTech Fall After Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Data
Pfizer (PFE) and BioNTech's (BNTX) stocks decline after Moderna COVID-19 vaccine candidate proves 94.5% effective and can be stored at standard refrigerator
Zacks. Tuesday, 17 Nov 2020.
- Moderna's initial Phase 3 data shows its COVID-19 vaccine is up to 94.5% effective
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine can be stored in a normal refrigerator, unlike Pfizer's.
ABC News. Monday, 16 Nov 2020.
- Viral vaccines preserved without refrigeration
Half of vaccines are wasted annually because they aren't kept cold. Chemical engineers have now discovered a way to stabilize viruses in vaccines with proteins instead of temperature.
Science Daily. Wednesday, 11 Nov 2020.
- Nasal Spray Prevents Covid Infection in Ferrets, Study Finds
Scientists at Columbia University have developed a treatment that blocks the virus in the nose and lungs, is inexpensive and needs no refrigeration
New York Times. Thursday, 5 Nov 2020.
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