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doTERRA Once Again Recognized as Global Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Leader

Verify Markets cites doTERRA as the “singular reason for rapid market expansion,” awards doTERRA with 2020 Verified Market Leader Award

Verify Markets Global Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Market Report

Verify Markets awards doTERRA as the 2020 Verified Market Leader and cites doTERRA as the “singular reason for rapid market expansion.”

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — doTERRA is the global leader in the essential oils and aromatherapy, substantiated once again by Verify Markets in its 2020 Global Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Market Report.

In a recent press release, Verify Markets wrote, “The global aromatherapy and essential oils market is undergoing rapid growth and evolving rapidly. doTERRA is well positioned to lead the market through increasing demands, requirements, demographics and trends shaping the market.”

Shipla Tiku, chief research officer at Verify Markets, said, “doTERRA has been the singular reason for the rapid market expansion. doTERRA sells a lifestyle and values the customer as well as the importance of providing a valuable product. The company taps into an emotional part of the consumer that wants to aspire to live healthier. By identifying market gaps, doTERRA has quickly risen to global domination of the market.”

doTERRA attributes its growth to its incredible Wellness Advocates, customers, and employees. The company also ascribes its continuing leadership in the industry to its ongoing commitment to sourcing and providing verified pure products and remaining the most tested and most trusted essential oil company. doTERRA ensures that all stakeholders in the supply chain are implementing environmental stewardship and poverty solutions. The combination of doTERRA’s product quality, vision for global sourcing solutions, scientific research and desire to give back, coupled with the growing health and wellness industry has catapulted the company to the forefront of the industry.

“We are grateful that Verify Markets’ industry analysis has identified so many factors that make doTERRA unlike any other company in the world,” said David Stirling, doTERRA founding executive and CEO. “Our mission is to empower through purity—pure products, pure business practices, pure intention, and the pure love of humanity. Our growth and leadership in the industry is a direct result of how we do business. Through doTERRA’s unique model, we support approximately 300,000 sourcing related jobs, which impacts almost 1.2 million lives, around the world and empower millions of people to take control of their health, wellness, and financial well-being.”

Learn more about Verify Markets’ 2020 Global Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Market research report.

About doTERRA

dōTERRA® International is an integrative health and wellness company and the world leader in the Global Aromatherapy and Essential Oils market. dōTERRA sources, tests, manufactures and distributes CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® essential oils and essential oil products to over eight million dōTERRA Wellness Advocates and customers. Through industry leading responsible sourcing practices, dōTERRA maintains the highest levels of quality, purity and sustainability in partnership with local growers around the world through Cō-Impact Sourcing®. The dōTERRA Healing Hands Foundation®, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, offers resources and tools to global sourcing communities and charitable organizations for self-reliance, healthcare, education, sanitation, and the fight against human trafficking. Through the life-enhancing benefits of essential oils, dōTERRA is changing the world one drop, one person, one community at a time. To learn more, visit www.doterra.com.

Contact:
Kevin Wilson
kawilson@doterra.com

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WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings to Participate in the Baird 2020 Global Industrials Conference

PHOENIX, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp. (“WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: WSC), a North American leader in turnkey modular space and portable storage solutions, today announced that Brad Soultz, Chief Executive Officer, and Tim Boswell, Chief Financial Officer, will host virtual private meetings and participate in a fireside chat during Baird’s 2020 Global Industrials Conference. The meetings will be held by appointment only and will take place on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The fireside chat will take place on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 10:50 a.m. EST.

About WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings

WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings trades on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol “WSC”. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings is a North American leader in turnkey modular space and portable storage solutions. It was formed in 2020 upon the merger of leaders in the modular space and portable storage markets. Together the WillScot and Mobile Mini brands operate approximately 275 locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom with a combined fleet of over 350,000 portable offices and storage containers. They lease turnkey office space and storage solutions for temporary applications across a diverse customer base in the commercial and industrial construction, retail, education, health care, government, transportation, security and energy sectors. They create value by enabling customers to add space efficiently and cost-effectively – when the solution is perfect, productivity is all the customer sees.

Additional Information and Where to Find It

Additional information can be found on the company’s website at www.willscotmobilemini.com.

Contact Information

Investor Inquiries:

Mark Barbalato

investors@willscotmobilemini.com

Media Inquiries:

Scott Junk

scott.junk@wllscotmobilemini.com

 

VistaJet Reveals Its Private World

A gateway to the world’s most revered properties and destinations to make private travel simple

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LONDON, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As privacy and safety become increasingly important for global travelers12 VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, announces Private World and opens up its exclusive black book of preferred partners, hotels, residences, private islands, yachts and ski destinations around the world. VistaJet Private World is the global program for private travel — a service to feel at home anywhere across all continents.

Sentiment around travel is shifting. Families and businesses are willing to travel again, even before a COVID-19 vaccine is available at scale3. As price registers as the least important factor when booking4, 79% of UHNWIs are more inclined than before to travel by private jet5, considering it a safer and more reliable flight solution. But to date, complexity in booking at destination has remained a concern for most travelers.

Private World is hospitality in its truest sense, providing every Member with the benefits of an integrated team ready to support them at any step — whether traveling for work, exploring or relaxing. VistaJet’s Members are a unique community of global business leaders, entrepreneurs, visionaries, founders, dignitaries, royals and families. Private World will offer them seamless access to suites, historical estates, private retreats, yachts and slopes — through the simplest door-to-door service, no need to check-in, guaranteed privacy and a host of personal services to make their journey as simple as possible.

Private World includes incredible partners across suites, islands, slopes, estates, and yachts. Starting from the best suites in the cities where VistaJet customers fly the most for business — London, New York, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Dubai, Milan, Nice, Beijing, Shanghai and Moscow; extending to the most in demand sea and mountain resorts — Courchevel, Maldives, The Bahamas, Aspen, Fiji — as well as destinations that are out of the ordinary, to travel off-grid; with complete buyouts as the new emerging category for private travel, expanding to estates, islands and yachts, to ensure total privacy.

In addition, it is the smoothest door-to-door experience, prepared and served by the most inspired leading brands in hospitality. Personally managing every request, the VistaJet Private Office will introduce Members to the best partners to start creating their private travel experience, tailoring everything to their preferences before they leave home to board their private jet. For the first time, the concierge on the other end will be waiting for you, and only you. After a unique flight, Members will continue their journey with a personal welcome from the General Manager, swift access to their accommodation without check-in, with all their preferred services already lined up.

Starting with over 50 partners and properties, continually expanding to more locations around the globe, the VistaJet Private World portal, at vistajet.com/privateworld, provides a complete portfolio of services exclusively to Members. Categories like VistaJet-to-Suite, VistaJet-to-Yacht, VistaJet-to-Slopes, VistaJet-to-Estate and VistaJet-to-Island make it easy to browse through the content and an intuitive search function helps navigate through opportunities in a simple way. To inspire our clients, new ideas are regularly posted on Instagram @VistaJetWorld.

Introducing the new program, Matteo Atti, VistaJet’s EVP of Marketing and Innovation, said, “Private World marks the start of a radical transformation of the top end of the travel industry. A shift in the business model not governed anymore by volumes of booking, but led by quality, trust and shared values. Our selection of partners is inspired by the desire to protect, preserve and promote the highest know-how of the best hospitality services. We work every day to ensure customers can access the best the world has to offer. Our Members know that when they enter the VistaJet Private World they step into a place of tranquility, safety and excellence.”

As inspiration, VistaJet’s collection of Private World recommendations include:

VistaJet-to-Suite
with The Peninsula Hotels, Dorchester Collection, Four Seasons, Swire Hotels, The Maybourne Group and Rosewood Hotels & Resorts — facilitated by Quintessentially Travel
VistaJet Members can seamlessly request the best suites and rooms at the world’s leading hotels through our award-winning reservation partner, Quintessentially Travel.

The Peninsula Hotels is synonymous with world-class service and style in some of the world’s most exciting cities. The Peninsula Beverly Hills is nestled among lush tropical gardens in the heart of the Golden Triangle, within walking distance from Century City and the legendary Rodeo Drive. Opening its doors on the historic Bund, The Peninsula Shanghai recalls the glamour of 1920s Shanghai and is a beacon of luxury hospitality on the city’s iconic riverfront promenade — The Peninsula Suite offers breathtaking views to Pudong across the Huangpu River. The Peninsula Beijing sets spectacular standards with this premier all-suite hotel, showcasing timeless Chinese artistry and refinement just steps away from the city’s most famed landmarks and within walking distance to the Forbidden City.

Dorchester Collection’s Hotel Bel-Air is a timeless, legendary Los Angeles estate that upholds a protective culture for the world’s most powerful people, ensuring complete discretion under the team’s utmost care. The dedicated team at the English estate at Coworth Park, set in 240 acres of stunning Berkshire parkland, delivers highly personalized service and ensure you leave feeling part of the family.

The Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach sits amid a long stretch of private beach on one side and the unmistakable Dubai skyline as its backdrop. With 10 of the city’s most famed restaurants and lounges, it’s a destination unto itself.

The House Collective by Swire Hotels is a group of highly individual hotels made for travelers who seek a different, intimate and personalized experience. The Opposite House in Beijing is a striking place of dramatic contrasts and evocative art, designed by architect Kengo Kuma to blend bold modern sensibilities with Chinese traditions. The Temple House in Chengdu, designed by Make Architects, combines modern design with traditional Chengdu architectural elements — its entrance is set in a beautifully restored hundred-year-old Chinese courtyard first built in the Qing Dynasty. With the largest entry-level rooms in Hong Kong, The Upper House exudes understated luxury and calm — guests can enjoy in-room check-in and round the clock service. The Middle House in the heart of Shanghai, evoke a sense of balanced simplicity, while the rooms city views inspire to take in all that Shanghai has to offer.

The Maybourne Group presents two grand dame properties in central London. The Connaught relishes in fine art, Michelin-starred dining and atmospheric Mayfair bars, while its private townhouse The Mews offers guests exquisite hospitality and gives you the keys to your own front door. In the beating heart of the city yet a world away, The Berkeley has views across Hyde Park, Belgravia and beyond, with service that raises a smile — everything about this hotel is refreshingly different.

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts highlights include Rosewood Baha Mar — a sanctuary of exclusivity with suites and oceanside villas set on the gorgeous white sand of Nassau’s Cable Beach in The Bahamas, surrounded by placid waters and a myriad of uninhabited islands. Situated within the UNESCO-listed Val d’Orcia in the Montalcino wine-making region, Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco offers lovingly restored villas crafted from 17th and 18th-century farmhouses around a 5,000-acre private countryside estate featuring heated infinity pools, terraces and gardens with views of the beautiful Tuscan landscape. Soaring over Victoria Harbour, Rosewood Hong Kong is home to the first urban outpost of Asaya, Rosewood’s integrative wellness concept, and impeccably detailed interiors.

VistaJet-to-Island
with Velaa Private Island, Virgin Limited Edition and Laucala Private Island
Born from a dream to create the world’s ultimate luxury retreat, Velaa Private Island allows the Indian Ocean to take center stage. Private Moments, from deserted island picnics to wine tastings, and unlimited activities can be enjoyed in privacy, from a round at the Velaa Golf Academy designed by Ryder Cup Captain José María Olazábal, to the Maldives’ only snow room in the Velaa Spa.

Virgin Limited Edition’s Necker Island is the definition of a luxury island, but it isn’t just about outstanding food, the latest activities and the best facilities; it is about the feeling of ‘coming home’. Set amongst the turquoise and coral reef-infused waters of the British Virgin Islands, a stunning and unspoiled area of the Caribbean, it is available for exclusive use with 20 rooms for up to 40 guests. Activities include two tennis courts, kite surfing, wakeboarding, water skiing, island walks, yoga, pilates, snorkeling and paddle boarding. Unique wildlife is aplenty, with over 200 flamingos, 60 lemurs, giant tortoises and iguanas.

Spanning nearly 3,500 acres Laucala Private Island is a refuge in the South Pacific, uniting rainforest-laced landscapes, white sandy beaches and a sustainable approach to resort living. A former coconut plantation, 25 villas are set amid the swaying palms with private ocean views. With an 18-hole 72-par championship course, a host of water sports and beachside horseback riding ensure all interests are taken care of. Only reachable via its own private jet air strip, Laucala offers ultimate privacy at the edge of the Pacific.

VistaJet-to-Slopes
with Auberge Resorts Collection, Caldera House and The Collection
Auberge Resorts Collection creates unforgettable experiences in storied destinations. Its portfolio includes year-round adventures in Colorado at Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection — a modern Aspen landmark since opening in 1889, the timeless property boasts a distinctive soul, luxurious accommodation and Western authenticity that assures a unique and memorable experience. Madeline Hotel and Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection in Telluride is a base camp for adventure — nestled at the end of a lush box canyon, where red rocks rise from the floor, and the snowy peaks of the San Juan Mountains loom majestically ahead, guests can enjoy direct access to the slopes.

Setting a new standard with ski-in, ski-out convenience in the famed national parks, Caldera House is Jackson Hole’s newest hideaway just steps from the mountain’s iconic tram, offering guests the privacy of a residence through its eight expansive suites, with all the amenities of a five-star hotel. And if you’re looking to arrange bespoke experiences, the concierge is the best in town.

The Collection’s L’Empyrée 1850 is an exceptional 250sqm duplex penthouse apartment in the heart of Courchevel. The penthouse sits at the edge of the tree-lined Bellecôte piste and is less than a minute’s walk from many of the resort’s finest bars, restaurants, spa and retail outlets.

VistaJet-to-Yacht
with Camper & Nicholsons
One of the most respected names in yachting since 1782, Camper & Nicholsons is synonymous with the world’s most acclaimed and groundbreaking yachts. VistaJet’s favorites include Ocean Emerald in Thailand — designed by the esteemed British architect Lord Norman Foster and refitted in 2019, its striking 41.3m silhouette incorporates a salon with floor to ceiling panoramic windows; five suites sleeping up to 10 guests; a game station; and two chefs, one of French gourmet and the other Thai. Blush, in the Caribbean, offers excellent sailing performance partnered with a spacious fly bridge for up to 10 guests. Bella, in the Bahamas, is a 45m Feadship motor yacht with sleek lines and idyllic outdoor areas across four decks and incredible features throughout her interior, like the full-beam master cabin with 180-degree views.

VistaJet-to-Estate
with The Lauren Berger Collection and The Collection
The Lauren Berger Collection features entire private property rentals for business or leisure travel, from the USA and Canada to Antarctica and nearly everywhere in between, including Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Brush Creek in Wyoming is an award-winning authentic ranch resort with 600 acres of private mountain space and awe-inspiring views, showcasing the true American West. Townhouse Edward on New York’s Upper East Side is a newly renovated seven-story townhouse in a historic building comprising 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and three powder rooms that can be combined in one unit at guests’ preferences. Casa Palapa in Mexico’s Riviera-Maya is an eco-beachfront home, featuring a rivulet-like swimming pool, traditional open walls inviting the Caribbean breeze overlooking the beach below and pristine palm jungle behind. Isola Santa Cristina is an exquisite historical private island retreat, only 30 minutes from Venice — peacocks and pheasants roam the apricot orchard and organic vineyard, and the unforgettable terrace offers a sublime view of the surrounding Venetian lagoon.

The Collection combines landmark and statement villas, private residences and residential hotels in the world’s favored retreat and city destinations, including Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Courchevel, London, Paris and New York. VistaJet recommends Villa Wake Up — located in one of the most picturesque locations on St. Barths with breath-taking sea views and direct access to Flamands Beach. Stretching out in excess of 1,650sqm, a dedicated team of a highly experienced butler, private chef and housekeeper is on hand to ensure guests can completely unwind.

Information
Jennifer Farquhar | VistaJet | press@vistajet.com

About VistaJet
VistaJet is the first and only global business aviation company. On its fleet of over 70 silver and red business jets, VistaJet has flown corporations, governments and private clients to 187 countries, covering 96% of the world. Founded in 2004, the company pioneered an innovative business model where customers have access to an entire fleet whilst paying only for the hours they fly, free of the responsibilities and asset risks linked to aircraft ownership. VistaJet’s signature Program membership offers customers a bespoke subscription of flight hours on its fleet of mid and long-range jets, to fly them anytime, anywhere.

VistaJet is part of Vista Global Holding — the world’s first private aviation ecosystem, integrating a unique portfolio of companies offering asset-light solutions to cover all key aspects of business aviation.

More VistaJet information and news at vistajet.com

VistaJet Limited is a European air carrier that operates 9H registered aircraft under its Maltese Air Operator Certificate No. MT-17 and is incorporated in Malta under Company Number C 55231. VistaJet and its subsidiaries are not U.S. direct carriers. VistaJet-owned and U.S. registered aircraft are operated by properly licensed U.S. air carriers, including XOJET Aviation LLC.

For informational purposes only. All bookings are subject to terms and conditions. All travel is subject to applicable rules and regulations, including permits and permissions. VistaJet makes no representations or warrants regarding either the safety or feasibility of any offering.

1 Travel + Leisure, Will Travel Change After Coronavirus? Here’s What Experts Have to Say
2 Abercrombie & Kent, Luxury Consumer Travel Trends Post Lockdown Revealed
3 McKinsey & Company, The travel industry turned upside down: Insights, analysis, and actions for travel executives
4 Id.
5 LUXX Media, Ultra Affluent Consumer Survey

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UPDATE – New Cryptocurrency Mining Era with ASICLine

TOKYO, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ASICLine ( https://asicline.com ) has recently pioneered a new era in the world of cryptocurrency mining with the official launch of its two miners FirstLine and PowerBox. These advanced range of 5nm ASIC miners make crypto mining simple, affordable, and profitable like never before, with several features that are unheard of in the industry.

Hash rate and power consumption are the two key parameters determining the profitability of cryptocurrency mining. In both these fronts, FirstLine and PowerBox beats all other available products hands down. Naturally, within the current level of mining difficulty, the profit making potential of these two products is higher compared to any other product.

Hash Rate and Power Consumption:

  • FirstLine: Bitcoin 410 TH/s, Litecoin 60 GH/s, Ethereum 8 GH/s, and Monero 3 MH/s, and 650 W power consumption.
  • PowerBox: Bitcoin 1250 TH/s, Litecoin 180 GH/s, Ethereum 24 GH/s, and Monero 9 MH/s, and 1800 W power consumption.

Power consumption of 650 W and 1,800 W respectively, for FirstLine and PowerBox.

Profit per Month:

  • FirstLine: $960 (Bitcoin), $4,152 (Litecoin), $6,345 (Ethereum), and $7,071 (Monero)
  • PowerBox: $2,942 (Bitcoin), $12.4K (Litecoin), $19 K (Ethereum), and $21.1 K ( Monero )

Easy to Use: Users are just required to plug in, and connect to the internet through Wi-Fi or cable, enter the pool data or select ASICLine pool, which has 0 % fee, and insert wallet address and start mining. No prior knowledge in IT or mining is required.

“The global lockdown has deprived millions of people from their livelihood and we are happy to create a profitable work-for-home opportunity for all through ASICLine,” said ASICLine CEO Martin Muller.

To find out more, visit https://asicline.com/

About ASICLineASICLine was founded by a team comprising of multiple investors dedicated to bringing the latest ASIC technology miners to the market before the so-called technology giants use them for a long time for their own profit and dump them on the market when they are no longer profitable. Whenever a new generation of ASIC is available, ASICLine is committed to bringing it to the public for a price they can afford. The company is now offering an advanced range of ASIC miners with guaranteed profitability.

Haya Sato
press@asicline.com
+81 (050) 5806-9615

Novavax Provides Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Development Update

  • 5,500 volunteers enrolled to date in pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial in the U.K.
    • Study expanded to 15,000 participants
    • Full enrollment expected by end of November
    • Event-driven interim data expected as soon as early first quarter 2021
  • U.S. pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial planned to begin by end of November
    • Significant progress in large-scale manufacturing achieved with some delay from original timeline
  • Company to present data from its ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical trial, including new Phase 2 reactogenicity data, during public CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meeting on October 30

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, announced updates on its Phase 3 clinical development program of NVX-CoV2373, its COVID-19 vaccine candidate. NVX‑CoV2373 is a stable, prefusion protein made using Novavax’ nanoparticle technology and includes Novavax’ proprietary Matrix‑M™ adjuvant. The Company also announced that it will present data from its ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical trial, including new Phase 2 reactogenicity data, on Friday, October 30 during the United States (U.S.) Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) meeting.

U.K. Phase 3 Clinical Trial Update

Novavax has enrolled over 5,500 participants to date in the United Kingdom (U.K.) trial, which it has expanded to 15,000 volunteers. The increased enrollment is likely to facilitate assessment of safety and efficacy in a shorter time period. Novavax expects this trial to be fully enrolled by the end of November, and dependent on the overall COVID-19 attack rate, interim data in this event-driven trial are expected as soon as early first quarter 2021. These data are expected to serve as the basis for global licensure.

“We are pleased with the significant progress made in our Phase 3 clinical trial since it began in the United Kingdom at the end of September,” said Gregory M. Glenn, M.D., President of Research and Development at Novavax. “We are grateful for the support of the U.K. Government’s Vaccines Taskforce (VTF) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for our pivotal trial. Recognizing the recent, large increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.K., as well as the rapid progress in participant enrollment for our trial, in consultation with the VTF and NIHR, we adjusted our plans and increased enrollment.”

In alignment with Novavax’ commitment to transparency, the Company has posted the protocol for this trial on its website at https://www.novavax.com/resources#protocols.

U.S. Phase 3 Clinical Trial Update

Novavax currently expects the pivotal clinical trial to begin in the United States and Mexico by the end of November. The Company has made significant progress in large-scale manufacturing, with delays experienced versus original timing estimates.

Novavax has been developing large-scale manufacturing processes at multiple sites around the world and plans to use production from its contract manufacturing site at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies’ Morrisville, North Carolina site in this Phase 3 clinical trial.

Additional Phase 3 Clinical Trial Information

United Kingdom

Novavax’ first pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial, begun in September in partnership with the U.K. Government’s Vaccines Taskforce, will be expanded from 10,000 to 15,000 volunteers, some of whom have been recruited through the National Health Service (NHS) Vaccine Registry. The trial protocol calls for unblinding of data once 152 participants have achieved mild, moderate or severe endpoints. Two interim analyses are planned once 66 and 110 endpoints have occurred.

United States/Mexico

Novavax’ pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial is being conducted with support from the U.S. Government through Operation Warp Speed. The trial design is harmonized with those of other leading companies, and calls for the enrollment of up to 30,000 participants in the U.S. and Mexico, with proportional representation among diverse populations most vulnerable to COVID-19 distributed across race/ethnicity, age and those living with co-morbidities. The trial protocol will be posted on Novavax’ website upon initiation.

ACIP Presentation Friday, October 30

Novavax’ Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Filip Dubovsky, M.D., will present an update during a public meeting of the CDC’s ACIP between 10:00 am and 12:30 am ET on Friday, October 30. For more information, please visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/meetings/index.html.

About NVX-CoV2373
NVX-CoV2373 is a vaccine candidate engineered from the genetic sequence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease. NVX-CoV2373 was created using Novavax’ recombinant nanoparticle technology to generate antigen derived from the coronavirus spike (S) protein and contains Novavax’ patented saponin-based Matrix-M™ adjuvant to enhance the immune response and stimulate high levels of neutralizing antibodies. NVX-CoV2373 contains purified protein antigen and cannot replicate, nor can it cause COVID-19. In preclinical trials, NVX-CoV2373 demonstrated induction of antibodies that block binding of spike protein to receptors targeted by the virus, a critical aspect for effective vaccine protection. In the Phase 1 portion of its Phase 1/2 clinical trial, NVX-CoV2373 was generally well-tolerated and elicited robust antibody responses numerically superior to that seen in human convalescent sera. NVX-CoV2373 is also being evaluated in a Phase 3 trial in the U.K. and two ongoing Phase 2 studies that began in August; a Phase 2b trial in South Africa, and a Phase 1/2 continuation in the U.S. and Australia. Novavax has secured $2 billion in funding for its global coronavirus vaccine program, including up to $388 million in funding from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).

About Novavax
Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) is a late-stage biotechnology company that promotes improved health globally through the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases. Novavax is undertaking clinical trials for NVX-CoV2373, its vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. NanoFlu™, its quadrivalent influenza nanoparticle vaccine, met all primary objectives in its pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial in older adults. Both vaccine candidates incorporate Novavax’ proprietary saponin-based Matrix-M™ adjuvant to enhance the immune response and stimulate high levels of neutralizing antibodies. Novavax is a leading innovator of recombinant vaccines; its proprietary recombinant technology platform combines the power and speed of genetic engineering to efficiently produce highly immunogenic nanoparticles in order to address urgent global health needs.

For more information, visit www.novavax.com and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Novavax Forward Looking Statements

Statements herein relating to the future of Novavax and the ongoing development of its vaccine and adjuvant products are forward-looking statements. Novavax cautions that these forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. These risks and uncertainties include those identified under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Novavax Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2020, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). We caution investors not to place considerable reliance on forward-looking statements contained in this press release. You are encouraged to read our filings with the SEC, available at sec.gov, for a discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date of this document, and we undertake no obligation to update or revise any of the statements. Our business is subject to substantial risks and uncertainties, including those referenced above. Investors, potential investors, and others should give careful consideration to these risks and uncertainties.

Contacts:         
Investors
Erika Trahan
ir@novavax.com
240-268-2022

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Virtusa Demonstrates Cloud Technology and Industry Expertise with Google Cloud

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, today announced that it has successfully achieved twelve Expertise designations as part of Google Cloud’s Partner Advantage Program. Virtusa’s achievements of expertise in priority workloads include Google Cloud ML & ML APIs, Google Cloud Identity and Security, Google Cloud Analytics, Competitive Technology for two major cloud computing services, VM Migration, and Streaming Data Analytics in key industries including Healthcare & Life Sciences, Financial Services, Media & Entertainment, Retail & Wholesale, and Energy & Utilities.

Achieving Expertise in these areas means that Virtusa has demonstrated strong customer success with Google Cloud. Virtusa is a Google Cloud Premier Partner and offers services to support organizations’ adoption of cloud technologies to drive innovation, scalability, and agility. Virtusa solutions that help Google Cloud clients throughout the cloud journey include:

  • Strategy: Accelerate adoption with comprehensive roadmaps that minimize business disruption and maximize returns.
  • Migration: Rapidly and successfully migrate applications, data, and infrastructure, all while lowering total cost of ownership.
  • Cloud-native: Leverage capabilities to build and deploy solutions at scale while ensuring innovation.
  • Data and analytics: Modernize platforms by building data lakes and analytical platforms that deliver actionable insights quickly.
  • SaaS: Enhance performance and unlock opportunities that drive innovation with Virtusa SaaS applications.
  • Security: Leverage integrated security capabilities that combine tools, best practices, and expertise to counter security threats.
  • Managed services: End-to-end managed services that enable clients to design, run, manage, and optimize applications, infrastructure, and data.

“Virtusa’s cloud consulting, implementation, and migration services deliver microservices-based, low-code solutions and APIs to our clients that support efficiency, quality, and speed,” said Raymond Hennings, EVP and head of global sales, alliances, and strategic deals, Virtusa. “Google Cloud enables our clients to adopt a hybrid or multi-cloud environment to drive decision-making with intelligent analytics on a secure-by-design infrastructure.”

To learn more about Virtusa’s expertise with Google Cloud, please visit: virtusa.com/partners/google-cloud-platform-gcp/

About Virtusa
Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU) is a global provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and information technology (IT) services and solutions that help clients change, disrupt, and unlock new value through innovation engineering. Virtusa serves Global 2000 companies in the Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Communications, Media, Entertainment, Travel, Manufacturing, and Technology industries.

Virtusa helps clients grow their business with innovative products and services that create operational efficiency using digital labor, future-proof operational and IT platforms, and rationalization and modernization of IT applications infrastructure. This is achieved through a unique approach blending deep contextual expertise, empowered agile teams, and measurably better engineering to create holistic solutions that drive business forward at unparalleled velocity enabled by a culture of cooperative disruption.

Virtusa is a registered trademark of Virtusa Corporation. All other company and brand names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.

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Conversion Marketing
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727-512-4490

Guardion Provides Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Reasons for Approving the Reverse Stock Split Proposal at Upcoming 2020 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting

AN DIEGO, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guardion Health Sciences, Inc. (“Guardion” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GHSI) is providing the following answers to frequeaantly asked questions to its stockholders with regard to Proposal 4, which is being considered at the Company’s Annual Stockholders’ Meeting (the “Annual Meeting”) on October 29, 2020. Only stockholders of record on September 1, 2020, or the record date, are eligible to attend and vote on proposals presented at the Annual Meeting. The Board recommends a vote “FOR Proposal 4.

IMPORTANT REMINDER FOR GUARDION HEALTH SCIENCES, INC. STOCKHOLDERS

Time is short – please vote your shares for the
Annual Meeting of Stockholders on October 29, 2020

Your vote may impact the value of your investment
and the future of Guardion Health Sciences, Inc.

KEY QUESTIONS OUR STOCKHOLDERS ARE ASKING REGARDING PROPOSAL 4: EXTENSION OF PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED REVERSE STOCK SPLIT

Question Answer
What will happen to Guardion Health Sciences, Inc. if Proposal 4 (Extension of Previously Authorized Reverse Stock Split)
does not pass?
Your vote “FOR” Proposal 4 at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders on October 29, 2020 is critically important. Guardion Health Sciences, Inc. is at risk of being delisted from the Nasdaq Capital Market after November 30, 2020. Such delisting would adversely impact the liquidity of the Company’s common stock. Nasdaq requires that a Company maintain a minimum bid price of $1.00 per share. The Company is requesting from its stockholders an extension of its current authorization to effectuate a reverse stock split (which expires December 5, 2020) to increase the per share price and bid price of the Company’s common stock in order to regain compliance with the $1.00 minimum bid price requirement of Nasdaq. Additionally, a reverse stock split would potentially make the Company’s common stock more attractive to certain institutional investors, which would provide for a stronger investor base.

If Proposal 4 is not approved, the Board of Directors will initiate the previously authorized reverse stock split in November 2020 in order to comply with Nasdaq’s continued listing requirements.

If Proposal 4 is approved, we intend to appeal any delisting order that Nasdaq issues after November 30, 2020, as we believe that having the continuing discretionary authority to implement a reverse stock split will increase the Company’s chances of receiving temporary relief (not to exceed 180 days from November 30, 2020) from Nasdaq. Such temporary relief will allow the Company additional time to execute on its business initiatives to generate greater stockholder value and hopefully increase the Company’s common share price.

The board of directors believes it is in your best interest to vote “FOR” Proposal 4 today.

Didn’t Stockholders authorize a Reverse Stock Split at last year’s annual meeting? Why is my vote so important? Yes, our stockholders authorized a reverse stock split at last year’s annual meeting of stockholders to be effectuated up until December 5, 2020. To date, the Board of Directors has not implemented the reverse stock split. We are requesting an extension of that previous authorization from our stockholders so that our Board of Directors retains the flexibility necessary should a reverse stock split become necessary.

Approval of Proposal 4 requires support by at least a majority of the outstanding shares of common stock. So, while many Guardion Health Sciences, Inc. stockholders have been highly supportive of Proposal 4 to date, we have not yet received enough votes to meet that high standard. That is why your vote matters, no matter how many or how few common shares you own.

What happens if I don’t vote? If you don’t vote or you abstain, it may count the same as a vote AGAINST Proposal 4.
Who can help me vote? Our proxy solicitor, Kingsdale Advisors, can assist you with voting your shares and any questions you may have – please see below for their contact information.
If I’ve already voted, can I change my vote? Yes. You may revoke your previously submitted proxy and reclaim your right to vote at any time before your proxy is voted at the Annual Meeting by submitting a later-dated proxy card or vote instruction form or by voting in person at the Annual Meeting. Your most current proxy card or Internet proxy is the one that will be counted. Your vote is important, so please act today!

 

Our proxy solicitor, Kingsdale Advisors, can assist in this process as well – please see below for their contact information.

OUR PROXY SOLICITOR (KINGSDALE ADVISORS) STANDS READY TO ASSIST YOU WITH THIS IMPORTANT VOTE

If you have questions about how to vote your shares, please contact our proxy solicitor,

Kingsdale Advisors

Strategic Stockholder Advisor and Proxy Solicitation Agent
745 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10151

North American Toll Free Phone:
1-866-229-8874
Email: contactus@kingsdaleadvisors.com
Call Collect Outside North America: +1 (416) 867-2272


This communication may be deemed to be solicitation material in respect of Proposal 4. On September 8, 2020, Guardion Health Sciences, Inc. filed a definitive proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) in connection with the 2020 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting. STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY THE PROXY STATEMENT AND ANY OTHER SOLICITING MATERIALS THAT ARE FILED WITH THE COMMISSION WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THESE DOCUMENTS CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMPANY AND THE PROPOSALS TO BE VOTED UPON. The Company’s proxy statement and any other solicitation materials filed by the Company with the Commission can be obtained free of charge at the Commission’s website at www.sec.gov and at the investor relations section of the Company’s website at https://guardionhealth.com/sec-filings/. Stockholders may also write to the Company at the following address to request copies of these materials: Guardion Health Sciences, Inc., 15150 Avenue of Science, Suite 200, San Diego, California 92128. The Company, its directors and certain of its officers will be participants in the solicitation of proxies from stockholders in respect of the Annual Meeting. The Company has also engaged Kingsdale Advisors to aid in the solicitation of proxies. Detailed information regarding the identity of participants, and their respective interests in the Company by security holdings or otherwise, are set forth in the definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting. The contents of the websites referenced above are not deemed to be incorporated by reference into the proxy statement.

Forward-Looking Statement Disclaimer

With the exception of the historical information contained in this press release, the matters described herein may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements preceded by, followed by or that otherwise include the words “believes,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “projects,” “estimates,” “plans” and similar expressions or future or conditional verbs such as “will,” “should,” “would,” “may” and “could” are generally forward- looking in nature and not historical facts, although not all forward-looking statements include the foregoing. These statements involve unknown risks and uncertainties that may individually or materially impact the matters discussed herein for a variety of reasons that are outside the control of the Company, including, but not limited to, the Company’s ability to raise sufficient financing to implement its business plan, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Company’s business, operations and the economy in general, and the Company’s ability to successfully develop and commercialize its proprietary products and technologies. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward- looking statements, as actual results could differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements contained herein. Readers are urged to read the risk factors set forth in the Company’s filings with the SEC, which are available at the SEC’s website (www.sec.gov). The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Investor Relations Contact:

CORE IR
Scott Arnold
516-222-2560
scotta@coreir.com