Hawaii Biotech

By Timothy Hurley, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Posted May 03, 2016 Gov. David Ige joined U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono on Monday in urging the release of emergency federal funding that could bring hundreds of thousands of dollars to Hawaii to prevent a major Zika virus outbreak.“We really need to let the public know this is not something ...
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Published Monday, May 2nd 2016, 7:26 am HST By Howard Dicus, Business Reporter HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaii Biotech, developer of molecular vaccines for West Nile virus and dengue fever, has begun working on one for the Zika virus. “We made the decision to start work now,” Hawaii Biotech CEO Dr. Elliott Parks said on Sunrise, “because ...
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By Jaimie Kim, Senior Writer, MidWeek, June 24, 2015 It was Dec. 26, 2013, in Meliandou, Guinea, when an 18-month-old boy developed a fever. Two days later, Ebola had taken his life. This, says World Health Organization, is where it all began. In the weeks that followed, the illness spread rapidly to become what the ...
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