Influenza A virus subtype H1N1

#EURegionsWeek 2020 spreads over 3 weeks

Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 12:06am

The aim of the virtual meeting was to provide them with more specific information on the organisation of the #EURegionsWeek 2020, given the exceptional situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • The aim of the virtual meeting was to provide them with more specific information on the organisation of the #EURegionsWeek 2020, given the exceptional situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This year, theEuropean Week of Regions and Cities will spread over three consecutive weeks in October,each dedicated to one timely topic:
    19-22 October: Green Europe, in cooperation with the Green Week.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the related health and safety measures, themajority of the 500 sessions will be in fully digital format.
  • Registrationfor the 18th European Week of Regions and Cities will open on27 August 2020.

A New Swine Flu Threat Brings 1918 and 2009 Pandemic Deja Vu

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 2:15pm

BALTIMORE, July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --It was just reported that the H1N1 Swine Flu which caused pandemics in 1918 and 2009 may soon return.

Key Points: 
  • BALTIMORE, July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --It was just reported that the H1N1 Swine Flu which caused pandemics in 1918 and 2009 may soon return.
  • Ironically, it is the threat of a new strain of deadly H1N1 Swine Flu that may begin our return-to-normal in just a few months.
  • In 2009, H1N1 Swine Flu influenza researchers strongly recommended that all health-care workers and patients be tested & treated for Vitamin D Deficiency known as VDD [PMID: 20102323].
  • Key to preventing the Swine Flu is to treat the decade-old ignored global pandemic of VDD.

International Alliance for Responsible Drinking: CEOs of Leading Beer, Wine, and Spirits Producers Unite to Support the Rebuilding of the Thriving Cafe, Bar, and Restaurant Culture Missed by Communities

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 12:01am

LONDON, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented global challenge of protecting lives while also safeguarding livelihoods and communities.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented global challenge of protecting lives while also safeguarding livelihoods and communities.
  • The hospitality sector has been among those most severely impacted by shutdowns around the world, yet it has never been more valued or missed.
  • As governments allow venues to reopen, we will work alongside retailers and other business partners to support appropriate physical distancing measures.
  • By working together, we can help communities rebuild the thriving and flourishing caf, bar, and restaurant culture that is so valued and important to our social wellbeing.

International Alliance for Responsible Drinking: CEOs of Leading Beer, Wine, and Spirits Producers Unite to Support the Rebuilding of the Thriving Cafe, Bar, and Restaurant Culture Missed by Communities

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 12:01am

LONDON, July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented global challenge of protecting lives while also safeguarding livelihoods and communities.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented global challenge of protecting lives while also safeguarding livelihoods and communities.
  • The hospitality sector has been among those most severely impacted by shutdowns around the world, yet it has never been more valued or missed.
  • As governments allow venues to reopen, we will work alongside retailers and other business partners to support appropriate physical distancing measures.
  • By working together, we can help communities rebuild the thriving and flourishing caf, bar, and restaurant culture that is so valued and important to our social wellbeing.

NuGenerex Immuno-Oncology Announces Plans to Address the New Emerging Pandemic Threat from G4 EA H1N1 Swine Influenza Virus Using Ii-Key-H1 Peptide Vaccine

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

Prevalent Eurasian Avian-like H1N1 Swine Influenza Virus with 2009 Pandemic Viral Genes Facilitating Human Infection.

Key Points: 
  • Prevalent Eurasian Avian-like H1N1 Swine Influenza Virus with 2009 Pandemic Viral Genes Facilitating Human Infection.
  • (See Link) https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/06/23/1921186117?referringSource...
    MIRAMAR, Fla., July 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NuGenerex Immuno-Oncology today announced that the company is launching a vaccine development effort to address the new, emerging pandemic threat from a newly identified swine influenza virus.
  • This emerging virus is similar to the 2009 swine flu virus that is estimated to have killed nearly 500,000 globally.
  • Now, as another pandemic threat is emerging with G4 SA H1N1 swine influenza, we are in position to rapidly respond with our Ii-Key-H1 peptide vaccine for which we have Phase I clinical safety and immunogenicity data.

New Committee asks people to share their views on life beyond COVID-19

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 12:04am

The Committee, which was appointed in June 2020 to consider the long-term implications of the pandemic on the economic and societal wellbeing of the UK, wants to understand what individuals and organisations think that COVID-19 will mean for our daily lives, at work and at home, and for how we function as a society what might it mean for social cohesion, for (in) equality, for our environment or for arts and culture?

Key Points: 
  • The Committee, which was appointed in June 2020 to consider the long-term implications of the pandemic on the economic and societal wellbeing of the UK, wants to understand what individuals and organisations think that COVID-19 will mean for our daily lives, at work and at home, and for how we function as a society what might it mean for social cohesion, for (in) equality, for our environment or for arts and culture?
  • Asking people to look several years into the future, the Committee are keen to hear about both the challenges there are to overcome and the opportunities to do things better, especially in light of the systemic inequalities in society that the pandemic has highlighted.
  • The Committee are welcoming both traditional written submissions and more creative contributions, and details of how people can share their views are included in the call for evidence.

New Committee asks people to share their views on life beyond COVID-19

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 12:03am

The Committee, which was appointed in June 2020 to consider the long-term implications of the pandemic on the economic and societal wellbeing of the UK, wants to understand what individuals and organisations think that COVID-19 will mean for our daily lives, at work and at home, and for how we function as a society what might it mean for social cohesion, for (in) equality, for our environment or for arts and culture?

Key Points: 
  • The Committee, which was appointed in June 2020 to consider the long-term implications of the pandemic on the economic and societal wellbeing of the UK, wants to understand what individuals and organisations think that COVID-19 will mean for our daily lives, at work and at home, and for how we function as a society what might it mean for social cohesion, for (in) equality, for our environment or for arts and culture?
  • Asking people to look several years into the future, the Committee are keen to hear about both the challenges there are to overcome and the opportunities to do things better, especially in light of the systemic inequalities in society that the pandemic has highlighted.
  • The Committee are welcoming both traditional written submissions and more creative contributions, and details of how people can share their views are included in the call for evidence.

Stein Mart, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2020 Results and Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 9:10pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMRT) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended May2, 2020 and provided an update on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMRT) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended May2, 2020 and provided an update on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The Companys first quarter results were impacted by the temporary closure of all stores on March 19 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • First quarter 2020 results include non-cash pre-tax asset impairment charges of $10.3 million or $0.22 per diluted share.
  • Net sales for the first quarter of 2020 were $134.3 million compared to $314.2 million for the first quarter of 2019.

Reader's Digest Reveals the 50 "Nicest Places in America 2020: United in Kindness" and Unveils National Survey Results That Find Local Unity Drives American Optimism in Tough Times

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 7:42pm

As part of this year's Nicest Places initiative, Reader's Digest partnered with More in Common , a nonpartisan civic nonprofit committed to building a more united America, to survey Americans' sentiments.

Key Points: 
  • As part of this year's Nicest Places initiative, Reader's Digest partnered with More in Common , a nonpartisan civic nonprofit committed to building a more united America, to survey Americans' sentiments.
  • Local communities remain a beacon of light for Americans across the nation, despite an overall decline in perceptions of unity at the national level.
  • Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, local communities have rallied to show support and gratitude for their fellow neighbors.
  • "We know from long experience that these survey results, and stories like those of our 50 honorees, are powerful tools for recasting the American narrative to be more accurate.

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on June 30, 2020

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 5:00pm

OTTAWA, ON, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ -In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today:

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, ON, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ -In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today:
    "There have been 103,918 cases, including 8,566 deaths.
  • Labs across Canada have tested over 2,721,685 people for COVID-19 to date.
  • Over the past week, an average of 37,000 people were tested daily, with 1% testing positive.
  • By observing public health measures and avoiding exposure risks, we can keep COVID-19 under control.