- Targeting $80 billion global skincare and dermatology market
- Revenues to be derived from royalties and other licensing fees
- DermSafe sales have taken off in Greater China
- Pending merger will expand product offerings
Among the winners at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio was DermSafe® from Skinvisible’s (OTCQB: SKVI) subsidiary, Kintari. Donated to Team Canada, the non-alcohol hand sanitizing lotion offered protection from pathogens to athletes during the Olympic Games. Now, with the Winter Olympics to be held in South Korea from February 8-25, the need is more pressing. Reported outbreaks of the flu have increased dramatically this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (http://cnw.fm/xP4Vs). For the first time since it began monitoring flu patterns, the CDC has reported widespread flu activity in every part of the continental U.S. There is no doubt that antiseptics like DermSafe, which inhibit the spread of contact infections, will take center stage again. There’s a lot at stake. Influenza kills at least 12,000 Americans every year.
The main curse this season is the particularly malevolent influenza virus H3N2. It is the most dominant strain not only in the U.S. but in Canada and the UK. The virus, experts believe, is mainly transmitted through the air by droplets formed when infected persons cough, sneeze or talk. These droplets land on hard surfaces like door knobs and as soon as one touches it they have just transferred the virus to their hands. With over 90 percent of all germs coming into one’s body from their hands, it is very important to wash them regularly. Regular use of…
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