Pandemic

COVID-19: Cases increasing across Europe

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:04pm

According to the latest COVID-19 data, the 14-day case notification rate for the EU/EEA and the UK has been increasing for more than 50 days, with over half of all EU countries currently experiencing an increase in cases.

Key Points: 
  • According to the latest COVID-19 data, the 14-day case notification rate for the EU/EEA and the UK has been increasing for more than 50 days, with over half of all EU countries currently experiencing an increase in cases.
  • As schools reopen and more indoor activities are held, the increase of cases comes as a reminder that the pandemic is not over.
  • ECDC recommends that testing efforts are maximised, with the aim of offering timely testing to all symptomatic cases, including mild ones.
  • Furthermore, with the influenza season approaching, the preparedness of healthcare systems across Europe is vital.

COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Surgical Drapes Market | Growing Prevalence of HAIs to boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:30am

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200916005771/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Surgical Drapes Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied.
  • Growing prevalence of HAIs has been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.
  • Download a Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Impacts
    Surgical Drapes Market is segmented as below:

Workers Seek Accelerated Professional Education in Response to Pandemic

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 3:30pm

Despite the economic devastation caused by the pandemic, these fields are still experiencing a demand for workers.

Key Points: 
  • Despite the economic devastation caused by the pandemic, these fields are still experiencing a demand for workers.
  • Our part-time professional programs will prepare Canadians for success in emerging and in-demand business and technical fields.
  • During the pandemic, these features are highly attractive to mid-career professionals that are looking to quickly reskill and upskill.
  • With a commitment to lifelong learning and access to education, the School offers professional programs and English language preparation.

Gates Foundation's Annual Goalkeepers Report Shows COVID-19 Has Stalled 20 Years of Progress, Calls for Global Response to End the Pandemic

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 4:00am

The report provides the most current global dataset for how the pandemic is affecting progress toward the Global Goals.

Key Points: 
  • The report provides the most current global dataset for how the pandemic is affecting progress toward the Global Goals.
  • The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women, racial and ethnic minority communities, and people living in extreme poverty.
  • Despite the bleak projections, Bill and Melinda Gates describe a path to ending the pandemic and resuming progress toward the Global Goals.
  • Goalkeepers is the foundation's campaign to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals).

Gates Foundation's Annual Goalkeepers Report Shows COVID-19 Has Stalled 20 Years of Progress, Calls for Global Response to End the Pandemic

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 4:00am

The report provides the most current global dataset for how the pandemic is affecting progress toward the Global Goals.

Key Points: 
  • The report provides the most current global dataset for how the pandemic is affecting progress toward the Global Goals.
  • The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on women, racial and ethnic minority communities, and people living in extreme poverty.
  • Despite the bleak projections, Bill and Melinda Gates describe a path to ending the pandemic and resuming progress toward the Global Goals.
  • Goalkeepers is the foundation's campaign to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals).

Coronavirus Prison Outbreak in Seattle FDC Black & Hispanic BOP inmates exposed to spreading in general population

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 10:00am

This COVID-19 pandemic prison (outbreak) news follows last month's reporting on civil action, Cary Lee Peterson, et.

Key Points: 
  • This COVID-19 pandemic prison (outbreak) news follows last month's reporting on civil action, Cary Lee Peterson, et.
  • Another Hispanic male inmate identified as "Oscar Lopez," arrived to FDC SeaTac, after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus at a CDC drive-thru testing center in July.
  • about 9% of the 127,177 federal prisoner population at BOP managed institutions, had been infected with COVID-19 virus pursuant to BOP population statistics dated August 27, 2020.)
  • 170] (under special review by multiple federal circuits), remain in limbo, without remedy, for political prisoner Cary Peterson, Mexican prisoner Jesus Perez, and other federal inmates at FDC SeaTac.

COVID-19: Orthopedic Implants Market (2020-2024)- Roadmap for Recovery | Rising Prevalence of Orthopedic Conditions to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 11:30pm

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200910005586/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Orthopedic Implants Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire).
  • Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied.
  • Rising prevalence of orthopedic conditions is one of the major factors driving the market.

COVID-19 and World Order: The Future of Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 3:00pm

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has killed hundreds of thousands of people and infected millions while also devastating the world economy.

Key Points: 
  • The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has killed hundreds of thousands of people and infected millions while also devastating the world economy.
  • The consequences of the pandemic, however, go much further: they threaten the fabric of national and international politics around the world.
  • As Henry Kissinger warned, "The coronavirus epidemic will forever alter the world order."
  • Praise for COVID-19 and World Order:
    "The post-COVID world will raise profound challenges for policymakers in Washington and around the world.

Deadly Virus Leads to Deep Reflection for Consumers Energy Employee, Urges Use of Masks

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 11:00am

"This virus is the real deal, I can't stress it enough," said Florka, who lost 40 pounds in two weeks.

Key Points: 
  • "This virus is the real deal, I can't stress it enough," said Florka, who lost 40 pounds in two weeks.
  • "Do what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from this deadly disease.
  • Florka, a 21-year Consumers Energy employee, says he still experiences guilt about why his life was spared while over 180,000 people have died in the pandemic's wake.
  • He lost his sense of smell and endured a fever that peaked at 105 degrees for almost a week.

Poland: EIB lends up to EUR 10 million to Scope Fluidics to develop diagnostics equipment for infectious diseases

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 4:01pm

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to lend up to EUR 10 million to Scope Fluidics, a Polish medical technology company developing innovative products in the field of medical diagnostics.

Key Points: 
  • The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to lend up to EUR 10 million to Scope Fluidics, a Polish medical technology company developing innovative products in the field of medical diagnostics.
  • The EIB financing will support the companys efforts to develop new, efficient and affordable methods for detection of pathogens causing infectious diseases, including COVID-19.
  • Testing a broader range of infectious diseases may significantly increase the standard of care and the effectiveness of prevention of complications in the evolving pandemic.
  • The financing comes from a joint European Commission and EIB initiative the Infectious Diseases Finance Facility (IDFF) backed by the Horizon 2020, the EU Research and Innovation programme
    2014-2020.
  • By investing in this project, the Bank will provide a relevant contribution to the scientific advancement in the field of diagnostic equipment for infectious diseases, including COVID-19.
  • On behalf ofthe entire Scope Fluidics team, I would like to thank EIB for the trust of such an experienced institution - says prof. Piotr Garstecki, CEO of Scope Fluidics.
  • With this loan to Scope Fluidics the EU is making one step closer to finding solutions to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Background information The InnovFin Infectious Diseases Finance Facility (IDFF) is a financial product dedicated to support the fight against infectious diseases.
  • Scope Fluidics SAis a hub that grows med-tech start-ups, each developing a radical solution to a challenge in global health.