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Recent Key Publications Describe Evolving Epidemic of Severe Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease
EXTON, Pa., Dec. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM) today announced that The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly (MMWR) have further described the ongoing epidemic of severe disease caused by Clostridium difficile, including additional characterization of the variant strain that is causing significant increases in the rates of morbidity and mortality in 16 states across the U.S. and in Canada, and the spread of this once hospital based disease into community settings.
Walt Disney Internet Group
FamilyFun.com Suggests Festive Family Nights at Home as Perfect Antidote to Hectic Holiday Schedules
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Each year parents take on the daunting tasks of holiday preparations for the entire family. To carve out precious family time during the busy holiday season, the editors at FamilyFun.com (www.familyfun.com), the premier online family resource for creative solutions, suggest planning themed "family nights." These planned nights get kids involved with many holiday activities and help parents complete many of their holiday preparations -- all while spending time together.
Economic Impact of Pandemic Mitigated by Integrating TeleWork Into Business Continuity Planning
TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The potential economic impact of a pandemic outbreak has been estimated at $166 billion in the U.S. alone, according to the CDC, with a chief effect perhaps being prolonged periods of large-scale employee absenteeism. Discussion about the potential outbreak of the H5N1 Avian Flu focuses largely on public health strategies, but public and private sector organizations need to assess their options to maintain the continuity of their operations. Gill Advisors Inc. and Streamlogics Inc. will conduct a live webcast on Thursday, December 15 at 9:30 a.m. EST discussing how the economic impact of an outbreak might be better managed by integrating TeleWork as a crucial component of a business continuity plan.
Medical International Technology, Inc.
Medical International Technology Inc. Closes Private Placement Financings
DENVER, Dec. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Medical International Technology Inc. (OTCBB:MDLH) announces that it has closed on two previously reported financings. The private placement reported on November 14 consisted of 2,000,000 units at a price of $0.25 per unit for an aggregate investment of $500,000. Each unit includes a Series A warrant for 2,000,000 shares at a price of $0.75 per share and a Series B warrant for 2,000,000 shares at a price of $1.00 per share.
Superior Development Group, Inc.
Superior Development Group, Inc. Announces Plans to Become a Fully Reporting Company
CLARKSDALE, Miss., Dec. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Superior Development Group, Inc., (Pink Sheets:SDVG), a Mississippi-based provider of affordable housing, announced today that the Company has begun the process of interviewing SEC qualified legal and accounting firms in preparation of the Company filing a Form 10-SB with the SEC to become a fully reporting public company under the provisions of Section 12(g) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and or the filing of Form 211 along with its audited financial statements with NASD to be listed on the OTCBB.
China-AsiaStocks.com Presents 'The Insiders Corner' by Michael Brush, Weekly Financial Columnist - 'Let Insiders Show the Way to Profits from Chinese Growth'
POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Dec. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- China-AsiaStocks.com (CAS), an investor and industry news portal for the China-Asia sector, is pleased to present The Insiders Corner, written by Michael Brush, weekly CNBC and MSN Money columnist, on the opportunities within China's growing economy. The column highlights insider buying activity by China Automotive Systems, a manufacturer of car parts and currently the second-largest supplier of power steering components and systems to the Chinese car makers. Brush also highlights recent activities from Trio-Tech International, a chip testing company that is shifting operations around the globe to take advantage of affordable labor costs in China.