Pandemics

Independent Panel Report Lets WHO off the Hook, Says AHF

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:32pm

b'The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR) issued a report earlier this week with recommendations on improving global pandemic preparedness.

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  • b'The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR) issued a report earlier this week with recommendations on improving global pandemic preparedness.
  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest provider of HIV/AIDS care globally, has characterized the report as a restatement of previous well-reasoned but unimplemented attempts at global public health reforms.
  • The secretariat for the IPPPR is located at the Geneva Health Campus, a short walk from the WHO headquarters.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThe IPPPR report from Geneva is more of the same ineffective banter.
  • Transparency, accountability, and coordination must be the cornerstone of an effective global public health system that protects all people worldwide.

IMM124E – May offer a New modality for Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11:00am

Different studies have demonstrated the existence of cross-reactive immunity through shared sites/epitopes between the bovine and human viruses.

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  • Different studies have demonstrated the existence of cross-reactive immunity through shared sites/epitopes between the bovine and human viruses.
  • Thus, it appears that the immunological homology in highly conserved structures between the two viruses may be the cause of the reported inhibition.
  • Dr Peres will be responsible for leading and managing the company\xe2\x80\x99s clinical development programs with a preliminary focus on COVID-19.
  • Dr Peres was previously engaged by Immuron to manage the company sponsored NASH phase II clinical trial.\nThis release has been authorised by the directors of Immuron Limited.\n'

ITServe Alliance Raised & Donated $200,000 In Covid Aid For India

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 10:00pm

b'DALLAS, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ITServe Alliance has raised an amount of $200,000 to fight COVID-19 Pandemic to help support the people of India during these challenging times.

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  • b'DALLAS, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ITServe Alliance has raised an amount of $200,000 to fight COVID-19 Pandemic to help support the people of India during these challenging times.
  • This 2nd wave of Covid-19 variant has been unlike any in the past and has a very little warning when impacted.
  • Members have raised over a quarter-million dollars when COVID-19 hit us here at home in the U.S.A and donated those proceeds to help the communities across the 16 Chapters throughout the country.
  • ITServe Alliance is proud of its members for their contribution to the U.S economy through job creation and serves the communities across 16 chapters through its CSR initiatives on an ongoing basis.

National Leaders Collaborate on COVID-19 Lessons for Healthcare Value Analysis Teams

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 3:15pm

Their new white paper, Evolution of Risk Mitigation in Value Analysis during the COVID-19 Pandemic , is part of a collaboration aimed at advancing value analysis best practices.\nWhile a devastating experience, the COVID-19 pandemic offers critical lessons for supply chain and value analysis teams.\nThe pandemic exposed vulnerabilities on many levels in healthcare supply chain, particularly those associated with ensuring adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE).

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  • Their new white paper, Evolution of Risk Mitigation in Value Analysis during the COVID-19 Pandemic , is part of a collaboration aimed at advancing value analysis best practices.\nWhile a devastating experience, the COVID-19 pandemic offers critical lessons for supply chain and value analysis teams.\nThe pandemic exposed vulnerabilities on many levels in healthcare supply chain, particularly those associated with ensuring adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • "Among them is the critical role that physicians play in the value analysis process, especially in assessing clinical evidence, to ensure patient safety and outcomes.
  • "\nThe joint white paper outlines important COVID-19 lessons that will help healthcare value analysis and supply chains think differently to prepare and mitigate future risks.\nRecognize opportunities for improvement.
  • With a focus on patient safety, evidence-based medicine, and health technology decision solutions, ECRI is respected and trusted by healthcare leaders and agencies worldwide.

Lili Raises $55M Series B To Support Growing Number of Freelancers in the $1.2T U.S. Freelance Economy, Doubles its Account Base in Less than 6 Months During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

Lili also provides an Emergency Bucket where users can set aside a set amount regularly for an emergency fund instead of having to open a separate savings account.

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  • Lili also provides an Emergency Bucket where users can set aside a set amount regularly for an emergency fund instead of having to open a separate savings account.
  • Bar David expects the freelance economy to grow to more than 50% of the population by the end of 2021.
  • In less than six months, Lili has doubled its account base during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Over 5 million women lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leading many to turn to freelance work.

WHILL's New Portable Power Chair Makes It Easier for People With Mobility Limitations to Get Out and Explore

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

"Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, people with mobility limitations were leading more active lives than ever.

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  • "Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, people with mobility limitations were leading more active lives than ever.
  • We expect this trend to continue as restrictions gradually ease over the coming year.
  • "With the Model Ci2, we\'ve taken another big step towards helping people with mobility issues experience the world on their own terms.
  • "\nThe Model Ci2 launched on May 1and is now available for purchase or test-drive at 250+ locations across North America.

Insignia and Partners Support CDC Demonstration Project for Uptake of Self-test Kits for HIV

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 11:00am

The tests are the only oral fluid rapid over-the-counter HIV test approved in the U.S.

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  • The tests are the only oral fluid rapid over-the-counter HIV test approved in the U.S.
  • Nearly 40% of new HIV infections are transmitted by people who don\xe2\x80\x99t know they have HIV.
  • Important barriers to HIV testing include underestimation of risk, stress in waiting for test results, and difficulty finding time to test.
  • In addition to improving and maintaining the health of people with HIV, HIV testing is the bridge to treatment and prevention.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThe first step towards ending the HIV epidemic is to know your HIV status.

EU COVID-19 Certificate is crucial to revive regional tourism but it must be non-discriminatory and respect high security standards

Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 12:02am

The\n certificate, which may be in digital or paper format,\n of it among citizens.\n to regional and local, must work together to save\n rapid increase of vaccine production in Europe.

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  • The\n certificate, which may be in digital or paper format,\n of it among citizens.\n to regional and local, must work together to save\n rapid increase of vaccine production in Europe.
  • The CoR suggests that the European Union should explore new solutions\n against the spread of the coronavirus.
  • The industry\n working together for hospitality, our sector can\n the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • On 14 April the Council of the EU agreed its negotiating mandate on the proposal while the\n European Parliament adopted its negotiating mandate on 29 April .

Global Coronavirus Test Kits Market Report 2021: Market is Poised to Decline by $11.01 Billion During 2021-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 5:43pm

b'The "Global Coronavirus Test Kits Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe publisher has been monitoring the coronavirus test kits market and it is poised to decline by $ 11.01 bn during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of over -23%\nThe market is driven by the increasing spreading of COVID-19 pandemic across the globe and increasing screening of passengers in airports.

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  • b'The "Global Coronavirus Test Kits Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe publisher has been monitoring the coronavirus test kits market and it is poised to decline by $ 11.01 bn during 2021-2025, progressing at a CAGR of over -23%\nThe market is driven by the increasing spreading of COVID-19 pandemic across the globe and increasing screening of passengers in airports.
  • This study identifies the government regulations for healthcare service providers as one of the prime reasons driving the coronavirus test kits market growth during the next few years.\nThe report on coronavirus test kits market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to an analysis of the key vendors.\n'

Prime Minister announces additional support for equitable access to new COVID-19 medical solutions

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 5:25pm

b'OTTAWA, ON, May 7, 2021 /CNW/ - The global COVID19 pandemic is a threat that we can only beat by working together.

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  • b'OTTAWA, ON, May 7, 2021 /CNW/ - The global COVID19 pandemic is a threat that we can only beat by working together.
  • Today\'s announcement will further support vulnerable countries in their pandemic response, and help us build a stronger and more resilient world.
  • "\nSince the start of the pandemic, Canada has been one of the leading contributors to the global response efforts.
  • Including today\'s announcement of $375 million, Canadahas mobilized more than $2.5 billion in international assistance in response to COVID-19.