Pandemics

Opteev Launches the First-Ever Plug-In Airborne Virus Detector that Immediately Alerts when COVID-19, the Flu and Other Viruses Are Found

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

New procedures and technologies are needed to stop the spread of COVID-19 this year while allowing people to enjoy their lives.

Key Points: 
  • New procedures and technologies are needed to stop the spread of COVID-19 this year while allowing people to enjoy their lives.
  • "With ViraWarn, we're making it safer to be together indoors and helping prevent large scale virus transmission in the future."
  • Like a smoke detector monitoring the air and alerting when smoke is detected, ViraWarn monitors the air and immediately alerts when coronavirus particles are detected.
  • The patented sensor technology focuses on the unique electrochemistry of spiked protein viruses, including COVID-19 and influenza, to trigger an alert.

AHF Commends the Resumption of HIV Treatment in Kenya – But More Is Needed

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:42pm

As a result, distribution of lifesaving HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment medications has resumed as of July 14, according to the US Embassy.

Key Points: 
  • As a result, distribution of lifesaving HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment medications has resumed as of July 14, according to the US Embassy.
  • The damage done to peoples lives and wellbeingparticularly childrens livesis irreversible and must never be repeated.
  • Ensure that HIV management is implemented holistically by taking into consideration prevention and diagnosis, care and treatment, and related essential commodities, including medications.
  • This is urgently needed to address current shortages of paediatric HIV treatment, viral load testing reagents, and HIV test kits.

CGTN Think Tank Releases an Analytical Report on the Global Situation of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 11:36am

The Report puts together the data on pandemic prevention and control measures in 51 sample countries to make rankings as a way of reflecting the current situation of pandemic control in these countries.

Key Points: 
  • The Report puts together the data on pandemic prevention and control measures in 51 sample countries to make rankings as a way of reflecting the current situation of pandemic control in these countries.
  • It focuses on the importance that countries attach to personal safety, social and environmental stability, thereby providing ideas and directions for countries around the world to fight the pandemic.
  • The data shows that the United States has the worst performance on three of the five statistical indicators.
  • When it comes to the total number of confirmed cases and deaths, France, the UK and Italy all rank high.

CGTN Think Tank Releases an Analytical Report on the Global Situation of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 11:32am

The Report puts together the data on pandemic prevention and control measures in 51 sample countries to make rankings as a way of reflecting the current situation of pandemic control in these countries.

Key Points: 
  • The Report puts together the data on pandemic prevention and control measures in 51 sample countries to make rankings as a way of reflecting the current situation of pandemic control in these countries.
  • It focuses on the importance that countries attach to personal safety, social and environmental stability, thereby providing ideas and directions for countries around the world to fight the pandemic.
  • The data shows that the United States has the worst performance on three of the five statistical indicators.
  • When it comes to the total number of confirmed cases and deaths, France, the UK and Italy all rank high.

Sinopec Builds World's Largest Disinfectant Production Base

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 12:10pm

QIANJIANG, China, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinopec Jianghan Salt Chemical Hubei Co., Ltd. (the "Company"), a subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (HKG: 0386, "Sinopec"), has completed a trial run of its new 12,000 tons/year concentrated bleaching powder batch feeder on July 23. At present, the Company's annual disinfectant production capacity exceeds 100,000 tons, making it the world's largest disinfectant production base.

Key Points: 
  • At present, the Company's annual disinfectant production capacity exceeds 100,000 tons, making it the world's largest disinfectant production base.
  • The Company's disinfectant products are now exported to more than 80 countries and territories.
  • The construction of the new 12,000-ton/year disinfectant production plant kicked off in June 2020 and is set to enter operation soon, despite multiple challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic and recent floods.
  • In 2020, when Wuhan ran out of disinfectant supplies to prevent and control the novel coronavirus, Sinopec imminently instructed the Company to adjust production and ensure a sufficient supply.

Sinopec Builds World's Largest Disinfectant Production Base

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 11:24am

At present, the Company's annual disinfectant production capacity exceeds 100,000 tons, making it the world's largest disinfectant production base.

Key Points: 
  • At present, the Company's annual disinfectant production capacity exceeds 100,000 tons, making it the world's largest disinfectant production base.
  • The Company's disinfectant products are now exported to more than 80 countries and territories.
  • The construction of the new 12,000-ton/year disinfectant production plant kicked off in June 2020 and is set to enter operation soon, despite multiple challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic and recent floods.
  • In 2020, when Wuhan ran out of disinfectant supplies to prevent and control the novel coronavirus, Sinopec imminently instructed the Company to adjust production and ensure a sufficient supply.

DGAP-News: In the first half of 2021, LUDWIG BECK suffered significant sales losses again due to the COVID-19 pandemic and officially imposed restrictions

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 8:00am

In the first half of 2021, LUDWIG BECK suffered significant sales losses again due to the COVID-19 pandemic and officially imposed restrictions

Key Points: 
  • In the first half of 2021, LUDWIG BECK suffered significant sales losses again due to the COVID-19 pandemic and officially imposed restrictions
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • In the first half of 2021, LUDWIG BECK suffered significant sales losses again due to the COVID-19 pandemic and officially imposed restrictions
    Munich, July 22, 2021 - After the "pandemic-year" 2020 also the first half of 2021 was heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic again.
  • The LUDWIG BECK Group generated gross sales of 20.2 million in the first half of the 2021 fiscal year (previous year: 24.8 million).
  • Due to the negative sales development, LUDWIG BECK generated a net gross profit of 7.6 million (previous year: 9.1 million).

Nanopharm and Leyden Labs Announce Agreement to Develop Intranasal Spray Product Candidates for Prophylactic Use Against Known and New Respiratory Viruses

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

Leyden Labs platform targets commonalities of viral families to develop product candidates that protect against many strains of a virus simultaneously with a single product.

Key Points: 
  • Leyden Labs platform targets commonalities of viral families to develop product candidates that protect against many strains of a virus simultaneously with a single product.
  • Nanopharm will screen and subsequently develop a liquid nasal spray formulation, including performance testing and nasal deposition studies, to prepare Leyden Labs for Phase 1 clinical studies.
  • Leyden Labs is taking a really exciting approach to finding solutions for the broad-spectrum prophylactic protection against respiratory viruses, commented Jag Shur, CEO of Nanopharm.
  • Koenraad Wiedhaup, CEO of Leyden Labs, stated, Nanopharms team has the world-leading expertise needed to understand and develop safe, effective formulations targeting respiratory viruses.

Africa Rice Market Report 2021: Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts to 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 10:03am

The "Africa Rice Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Africa Rice Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The market for rice in Africa is projected to register a CAGR of 3.2% during the forecast period of 2021-2026.
  • The coronavirus outbreak caused serious implications on the production and trade of several commodities in the global market, particularly in Africa.
  • The introduction of trade restrictions caused disruptions in the supply of rice from countries in the global market.

COVID-19: Variants, Treatment, and Pandemic Prevention

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Editor-in-Chief is currently handling manuscripts which focus on COVID to ensure that each paper undergoes a rapid yet rigorous review.

Key Points: 
  • The Editor-in-Chief is currently handling manuscripts which focus on COVID to ensure that each paper undergoes a rapid yet rigorous review.
  • Jogaleker, Veerbathini and Gangdaran (in press) review the impact of COVID variants on the ongoing pandemic and vaccine efficacy.
  • Meanwhile, the spread of variants throughout the world has made mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic difficult.
  • For anyoneinterested in submitting a manuscript for consideration or viewing other articles published in the journal, please visit http://ebm.sagepub.com .