Tag Archives: Director

Emtelle Announces Appointment of Sales Director for the UK & Ireland

Hawick, Scotland, 6 January 2022 – Emtelle, the leading global manufacturer of blown fibre cable and ducted network solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Van De Velde as sales director to serve the UK & Ireland. In his role, he will be responsible for developing sales strategies, creating new business opportunities, and… Read More »

Ex-CDC director: Pauses to coronavirus drug trials give ‘reassurance’ that corners aren’t being cut

The recent pauses to clinical trials examining a potential coronavirus vaccine and therapeutic due to safety concerns should not cause the American public to worry, Dr. Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told CNBC on Tuesday. Rather, Frieden said, it is evidence that drugmakers and regulators are maintaining a… Read More »

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

Ousted BARDA director pushed back on chloroquine claims and faced whistleblower retaliation, complaint says

After his surprise removal from the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS’) Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)—a key agency partnered with pharma companies on COVID-19 drugs, vaccines and diagnostics—former Director Rick Bright is alleging whistleblower retaliation by HHS leadership.  In an 89-page complaint published by The New York Times, Bright says he was “involuntarily… Read More »