Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Tom Coyne
West Lafayette, Indiana - A Purdue University-affiliated startup developing a novel treatment for a life-threatening lung condition known as acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, is taking part in a prestigious startup accelerator program where about $2 million in funding is available.
FTC Approves Final Order Imposing Conditions on Merger of Generic Drug Marketers Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC and Impax Laboratories Inc.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that Amneal’s $1.45 billion acquisition of an equity share in Impax likely would be anticompetitive.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The Department of State has designated al-Ashtar Brigades (AAB) – an Iran-backed terrorist group in Bahrain – as a Foreign Terrorist Organization under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The Department has also designated AAB as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under section 1(b) of Executive Order (E.O.) 13224. The Department also designated two AAB-affiliated individuals (Ahmad Hasan Yusuf and Alsayed Murtadha Majeed Ramadhan Alawi, AKA Mortada Majid Al-Sanadi) as SDGTs in March 2017.
- Written by John Grimaldi
Sonkajarvi, Finland - As many of you probably already know, the 23rd World Wife-Carrying Championships were held recently in Sonkajarvi, Finland. And, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], 53 brawny hubbies from 13 countries, including the United States, shouldered their responsibilities and carried their wives for an hour-long trek over a treacherous course.
FDA takes action to support American military personnel by granting an authorization for freeze-dried plasma product
- Written by Megan McSeveney
Washington, DC - Today, the U.S Food and Drug Administration announced that an emergency use authorization (EUA) has been granted to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to enable the emergency use of Pathogen-Reduced Leukocyte-Depleted Freeze-Dried Plasma manufactured by the Centre de Transfusion Sanguine des Armées (referred to in the EUA as French FDP).
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "The United States welcomes the July 9 commitment to peace and security between the State of Eritrea and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, effectively ending 20 years of conflict. We commend Prime Minister Abiy of Ethiopia and President Isaias of Eritrea for courageously leading their citizens towards peace, prosperity, and political reform. The normalization of relations and the adoption of the Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship between Eritrea and Ethiopia will provide their peoples with the opportunity to focus on shared aspirations for closer political, economic, and social ties.
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