COVID-19 pandemic

Article - What is the EU’s Covid-19 recovery plan? (video)

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 12:05am

What’s the EU’s plan to help Europe recover from the Covid-19 crisis?  

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What’s the EU’s plan to help Europe recover from the Covid-19 crisis?  
The €750 billion recovery plan aims to mitigate the effects of the pandemic, while laying the foundations for a greener and more sustainable future.

Leaders of Wisconsin's Two Medical Schools Urge Everyone to Take Action During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:04pm

"The impact that COVID-19 has had on neighbors, friends, communities, health care professionals and frontline workers in our state has been devastating.

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  • "The impact that COVID-19 has had on neighbors, friends, communities, health care professionals and frontline workers in our state has been devastating.
  • The best way to limit the deadly impact of COVID-19 in our communities is to take these simple actions."
  • As leaders of the institutions that train the next generation of health care and public health professionals, Drs.
  • These actions wearing your mask, washing your hands, watching your distance are how we will all move forward."

Global Oil and Gas Bid Round Outlook, H2 2020 - Nearly Half of Expected Licensing Rounds Delayed by Impact of COVID-19

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 6:30pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on licensing round activity.Prior to the pandemic, up to 54 potential licensing opportunities may have launched in 2020.

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  • The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on licensing round activity.Prior to the pandemic, up to 54 potential licensing opportunities may have launched in 2020.
  • However, following the spread of the virus and subsequent destabilization of the market, 22 countries have reported delays to their licensing round processes to date.In H2 2020, 27 licensing rounds are open with 19 expected to close by the end of the year.
  • Africa is hosting the largest volume of licensing rounds in the quarter.Asia closely follows Africa with five rounds being held in H2 2020.
  • The Lease Sale 256 round, being hosted by the US offers the largest volume of acreage set to close in H2 2020.

Nearly 87 Million Americans Already Stockpiling For Potential Coronavirus Winter Wave

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 5:42pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --With another deadly wave of the coronavirus outbreak likely to take grip this winter, more than a third of consumers or 86.7 million Americans have already started stockpiling household supplies.

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  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --With another deadly wave of the coronavirus outbreak likely to take grip this winter, more than a third of consumers or 86.7 million Americans have already started stockpiling household supplies.
  • More than a third of consumers (34%) or 86.7 million have already begun stockpiling supplies for a potential winter wave of COVID-19.
  • When we conducted a similar survey at the beginning of the pandemic in March, Americans had spent $178 on average.
  • 49% of Americans said there were some supplies they regret not purchasing when the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S.

Argon Market Procurement Report | Roadmap to Recovery for Businesses from the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic | SpendEdge

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 5:30pm

The new Argon market research report from SpendEdge indicates an incremental growth during the forecast period as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.

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  • The new Argon market research report from SpendEdge indicates an incremental growth during the forecast period as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201201005230/en/
    SpendEdge has announced the release of its Global Argon Market Procurement Intelligence Report (Graphic: Business Wire)
    As the markets recover, SpendEdge expects the Argon market size to grow by USD 73 million during the period 2020-2024.
  • Get detailed insights on the COVID-19 pandemic crisis and recovery analysis of the Argon market.
  • Download free report sample
    Analysis of the cost and volume drivers and supply market forecasts in various regions are offered in this Argon research report.

New Report Documents Impact of COVID-19 on Black LGBTIQ People Globally

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Global Black Gay Men Connect (GBGMC) released " The Impact of COVID-19 on Black LGBTQI People" , GBGMC's inaugural reportonthe drastic impact COVID-19 is having on Black LGBTQI people globally.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Global Black Gay Men Connect (GBGMC) released " The Impact of COVID-19 on Black LGBTQI People" , GBGMC's inaugural reportonthe drastic impact COVID-19 is having on Black LGBTQI people globally.
  • Between April and May of this year, GBGMC, in partnership with UHIA ESHIRI, launched a global survey targeting Black LGBT organizations and individuals across the globe.
  • This reportdocuments the results of the survey that shows the drastic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on LGBTIQ people globally.
  • This report indicates a looming exacerbation of discrimination, devastating economic impact, risk of losing access to life-saving health care, and the marginalization of Black LGBTQ people.

New Research on Academic Impacts from COVID-19 Closures Highlights Gains in Reading and Setbacks in Math

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:00am

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NWEA , a not-for-profit provider of assessment solutions, released new research today that reveals patterns of steady gains in reading and modest setbacks in math resulting from COVID-19 school closures.

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  • PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NWEA , a not-for-profit provider of assessment solutions, released new research today that reveals patterns of steady gains in reading and modest setbacks in math resulting from COVID-19 school closures.
  • In almost all grades, most students made some learning gains in both reading and math since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • However, gains in math were lower on average in fall 2020 than prior years, resulting in more students falling behind relative to their prior standing.
  • Student groups especially vulnerable to the impacts of the pandemic were more likely to be missing from our data.

Slip Rings Market Research Report by Technavio Forecasts $ 71 Million Growth During 2020-2024

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:05am

The new slip rings market research report from Technavio indicates neutral growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.

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  • The new slip rings market research report from Technavio indicates neutral growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201130005603/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Slip Rings Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Get detailed insights on the COVID-19 pandemic Crisis and Recovery analysis of the slip rings market.
  • As the markets recover, Technavio expects the slip rings market size to grow by USD 71.00 million during the period 2020-2024.
  • The growth of the segment can be attributed to the rising availability of technologically advanced slip rings in the market.

Global Nanosilica Market to Grow by $ 1.63 Billion amid Pandemic | APAC to Dominate Market With 54% Share | Technavio

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 9:07pm

The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nanosilica market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.

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  • The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nanosilica market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201130005599/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Nanosilica Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Enterprises will go through Response, Recovery and Renew phases.
  • Download a Free Sample Report on COVID-19
    The nanosilica market will witness a negative impact during the forecast period owing to the widespread growth of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Get report snapshot here to get detailed market share analysis of market participants during COVID-19 lockdown: https://www.technavio.com/report/nanosilica-market-size-industry-analysis
    Nanosilica market is segmented as below:

Days for Girls International Awarded 2020 .ORG Impact Award for its Efforts to Combat Coronavirus

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 4:15pm

Since its founding in 2008, Days for Girls has provided DfG Kits and menstrual health education worldwide.

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  • Since its founding in 2008, Days for Girls has provided DfG Kits and menstrual health education worldwide.
  • The organization's efforts expanded at a critical time during the coronavirus pandemic, providing PPE services, resources and education across the globe.
  • Days for Girls International has reached more than 1.8 million women and girls in 144 countries on 6 continents.
  • "Congratulations to Days for Girls International for being named the 2020 .ORG Impact Award winner in the category of Combating Coronavirus."