Australia won’t cut corners for vaccine

Reports a vaccine can combat a highly infectious new strain of COVID-19 should provide “great hope to Australians”, but the government will not rush its rollout, the Health Minister says. Astrazeneca CEO Pascal Soriot claimed the company had found a “winning formula” that made the drugmaker’s vaccine as effective as rival doses that had been… Read More »

Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

ThomasLloyd appoints Vivienne Maclachlan as Group Chief Financial Officer

London, Zurich, 21st December 2020 – ThomasLloyd has made a significant addition to its executive management team with the appointment of Vivienne Maclachlan as Group Chief Financial Officer. An accomplished British professional with Scottish roots, Ms. Maclachlan will take on the role of Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and become a member of the Executive… Read More »