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Roche launches new SARS-CoV-2 test to detect virus mutations

Roche has launched new SARS-CoV-2 research use only laboratory test to help monitor emerging mutations of coronavirus. The new cobas SARS-CoV-2 Variant Set 1 test can detect and differentiate the mutations found in SARS-CoV-2 variants including B.1.1.7, B.1.351 and...

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FDA warns of component breakage issue in STAR Ankle devices

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising patients, caregivers and healthcare providers about the higher-than-expected risk of polyethylene component breakage in all Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR Ankle) devices. STAR Ankle was originally...

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Legal Framework: Germany

The legal basis for reprocessing under German law (MP Betreiber V) changes on May 26 2021 and will be replaced by medical remanufacturing in accordance with MDR. There are two options: 1) Medical remanufacturing with CE certification Legal basis is Article 17 (2) of...

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A Firsthand Covid Perspective

“You did nothing wrong,” said the Department of Public Health contact tracer who called my spouse late on January 2nd, “you wore a mask and followed all the safety guidelines. We may never know ultimately how you got it.” The sentiment brought no relief – our whole...

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The Biotech Paradox of 2020: A Year In Review

2020 was an incredibly paradoxical year for those of us in biotech: the striking dichotomy of simultaneously experiencing agonizing tragedy alongside buoyant optimism. Read more. The post The Biotech Paradox of 2020: A Year In Review appeared first on Atlas Venture.

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