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American Airlines Is First US Airline to Introduce Health Passport for All International Travel to US

Summary: 
  • American is the first U.S. airline to introduce a health passport for inbound travel to the United States from all international destinations.
  • Customers traveling to the United States can use the VeriFLY app to confirm testing and other COVID-19 travel requirements beginning Jan. 23.
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  • American is the first U.S. airline to introduce a health passport for inbound travel to the United States from all international destinations.
  • Customers traveling to the United States can use the VeriFLY app to confirm testing and other COVID-19 travel requirements beginning Jan. 23.

Here's to Your Health: Healthy Solutions for a Complex World

Using the latest technologies and advanced analytics to make infrastructure, ecosystems, and communities healthier and more sustainable
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Introduction

As the old saying goes, if you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything. At Tetra Tech, we use our Leading with Science® approach every day to support healthy people, healthy communities, and healthy environments. Using the latest technologies and advanced analytics, our technical specialists are helping to make buildings and infrastructure smarter, ecosystems more functional and resilient, and our complex world a little safer, healthier, and more sustainable.

Smarter Buildings for Healthier People

Cold Chain Logistics Deliver Medical Innovations

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Many healthcare products are derived from biologic products or other components that make them highly susceptible to damage from heat, not to mention light exposure and unsafe handling. In recent decades, significant advances in cell therapy, tissue-based products, transplant medicine and biopharmaceuticals have created new treatment alternatives for patients, but ensuring they reach those patients in a viable state demands innovation in cold chain systems.

FDA Approves Labeling Update for Abbott's Heartmate 3 Heart Pump for Use in Pediatric Patients

Summary: 
  • Abbott's HeartMate 3™ heart pump approved for use for pediatric patients battling advanced heart failure
  • This life-saving technology provides new treatment option for underserved population

 

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  • Abbott's HeartMate 3™ heart pump approved for use for pediatric patients battling advanced heart failure
  • This life-saving technology provides new treatment option for underserved population

 

FDA Authorizes Ecolab's Bioquell Technology System for N95 Respirator Decontamination

Ecolab’s decontamination technology enables respirator reuse by healthcare personnel to help address shortages
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ST. PAUL, Minn. – December 18, 2020  /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources, has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S.

United and CDC Work Together on Contact Tracing Initiative for All International and Domestic Flights

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CHICAGO, December 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - United Airlines with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced a program to collect customer contact information for all international and domestic flights. During the check-in process, United customers will be prompted to voluntarily opt-in and provide contact information such as an email address, phone numbers and an address of where they will be once they reach their destination, details that were previously difficult for the CDC to obtain in real-time.

Emergency CalOSHA Regulations to Protect Workers From COVID-19

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We knew they were coming! 

The new CalOSHA regulations to protect California workers from getting COVID-19 in the workplace have arrived. The timing coincides with rapidly increasing case rates and a new round of statewide lockdowns.

On November 19, 2020, the CalOSHA Standards Board adopted emergency temporary standards to protect workers from COVID-19. On November 30th, the rule was approved by the Office of Administrative Law and is now in effect.  

How Ecolab Supports the COVID-19 Vaccine Race From Invention to Injection

Less than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, pharmaceutical companies are beginning to roll out the first vaccines. Ecolab has provided vital support at every stage of the process.
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Since the emergence of COVID-19 nearly a year ago, pharmaceutical companies around the world have worked at unprecedented speeds to deliver an effective vaccine. The development of vaccines is a painstakingly complex process and the manufacturing scale—sufficient doses to protect all 7.5 billion people on Earth—is tremendous.

American Airlines Transports Its First COVID-19 Vaccine Shipment From Chicago To Miami

American’s cargo operation will move COVID-19 vaccines across the US and around the world
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FORT WORTH, Texas, December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The American Airlines Cargo team carried its first shipment of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine last night. In close collaboration with pharmaceutical and cargo partners, the airline received the shipment by truck at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and loaded the shipment onto a Boeing 777-200 aircraft flying to Miami International Airport (MIA). The vaccine shipment will arrive at its final destination in a U.S. territory in the Caribbean later today.

Medtronic: 10 Years. 1 Million Jobs. Countless Opportunities.

OneTen Pledges to Help Close the Opportunity Gap for Black Americans
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What does equity look like? For Medtronic, it looks like the private sector stepping up and leading, with measurable outcomes, attainable goals and countless opportunities for all.

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