WILMINGTON, N.C., — Privacy concerns related to sharing COVID-19 vaccination status have driven Governor DeSantis of Florida and Governor Abbot of Texas to issue executive orders blocking mandated vaccine passports. CastleBranch — an infectious disease screening company — has already taken significant steps to protect private data from abuse and misuse by government and big tech corporations Located in North Carolina, CastleBranch has developed…

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Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College will increase in-person instruction for 2021 fall session classes. The majority of fall classes will be offered in a traditional face-to-face format with minimal online components.  Classes offered in the face-to-face format will include those that require hands-on instruction such as skilled trades and health sciences, as well as…

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White House announces federal government will not store citizens’ vaccine data or status WILMINGTON, N.C., With the distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations well underway, many organizations in the United States are now turning their attention to vaccine passports – a way for individuals to prove they’ve received the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes the White House, which in March, suggested…

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PPD

WILMINGTON, N.C., a leading global contract research organization, will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 8 a.m. (U.S. Eastern Time) to discuss its first quarter 2021 financial results. Investors and other interested parties may listen to a live webcast of the conference call by logging on to the investors section of PPD’s…

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., — National Gypsum Company, the exclusive service provider of reliable, high-performance building products manufactured by its affiliate companies and marketed under the Gold Bond®, PermaBASE® and ProForm® brands, has launched a multi-website platform that provides an unmatched user experience for architects, contractors, remodelers, distributors, homeowners and other visitors. The new digital platform includes a family of…

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COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the world and the economy. UNCW’s Interdisciplinary Research Community in International Trade and Exchange and the Office of Research and Innovation will explore the effects during “COVID-19 and the Global Economy: A (Virtual) Roundtable, Discussion and Q&A with UNCW Faculty” at 3:30 p.m. on April 15.  The discussion will cover the pandemic’s…

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New Uptick in Use of Falsified Documents to Show Proof of Vaccination Poses Risk for Travel, Business, Education WILMINGTON, N.C., Multiple news outlets across the U.S. are reporting a rise in counterfeit COVID-19 vaccine cards, leading to a 300% growth in advertisements on the dark web for such documentation since January. With people looking for falsified documents…

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Wilmington, NC – Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI) is proud to announce the first microloan program for businesses to help increase access to needed funding for small businesses in the region’s central, commercial and emerging business districts. The new WDI microloan program is designed to help small businesses get access to startup funds, navigate the impacts…

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WILMINGTON, NC – Children who need advanced wound care can now get the specialized treatment at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Wound Care Clinic in Wilmington. NHRMC, which is now a part of Novant Health, expanded the service to children and teens because there are no other wound clinics in the region that accept patients under…

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PPD

WILMINGTON, N.C. – PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPD), a leading global contract research organization, and Clinical Ink, a global clinical technology company, have jointly developed a systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) assessment review process to simplify operationalizing clinical trials for this chronic autoimmune disease. The companies’ collaborative approach focuses on enhancing data quality and research site personnel experiences and efficiencies, in turn supporting…

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