Regulatory Expert Henrietta Ukwu, M.D. Appointed Novavax Chief Regulatory and Quality Officer

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced the appointment of Henrietta Ukwu, M.D., FACP, FRAPS, to the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Regulatory and Quality Officer. In this newly created role, Dr. Ukwu will lead global […]

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Thai Royalists Say ‘Faith’ in Monarchy Winning as Protests Quiet

BANGKOK – As unprecedented verbal attacks rain down on the Thai monarchy, Warisanun Sribawontanakit, a supporter of that monarchy, says protecting the palace from its critics is a battle of “faith” that has set her on a crusade to patrol the internet for instances of royal defamation by pro-democracy protesters. Thailand is a kingdom divided. […]

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Health-threatening pollution over 10 areas of Bangkok and suburbs on Friday

Poor air quality today in ten areas in Bangkok and its peripherals has reached unhealthy levels, with the amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere exceeding the 50-micron safety threshold, according to the Air4thai air quality report by the Department of Pollution Control. The ten areas are: Kanhanapisek Road in Bang Khun Thian District ​​116 microns Paknam sub-district of Muang […]

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Two camp sites in Khao Yai national park closed after camper killed by elephant

Two public camp sites in Thailand’s Khao Yai national park have been closed indefinitely after a tourist was stomped to death by a wild elephant there early this morning (Friday). The park chief, Mr. Adisak Phusitwongsanuyut, told Thai PBS today that the incident, at the Pha Kluaymai camp site, isunprecedented, although wild elephants have been […]

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Youths believed to have died of benzodiazepine overdose in ketamine powdered milk

Excessive levels of a substance in the benzodiazepine family, formerly marketed as “Valium” but now called Diazepam, has been detected in the bodies of some of the young Thais who died after possibly using the drug cocktail “ketamine powdered milk”, or ketamine cocktail. Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin said today that lab tests show about 200 […]

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Kayin State Border Guards Resign to Protest Ouster of Top Leaders by Myanmar Military

At least 7,000 members of an ethnic Karen force of border guards backed by the Myanmar military resigned on Thursday to protest the ouster of their top leaders under pressure amid controversy over business dealings by the group, sources in the country say. The mass resignation followed the removal of senior officers Major Saw Chit […]

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Thailand Requesting Sinovac to Provide More Clinical Trials Data

BANGKOK, Jan 15 (NNN-Bernama) — Thailand, which is expected to receive its first batch of the COVID-19 vaccine from Sinovac Biotech in February, is asking for more information from the Chinese company on its clinical trials before the delivery. Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) spokesman, Thaweesilp Wissanuyothin said Thailand’s primary consideration on COVID-19 vaccine […]

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