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Rapid COVID Tests: More Important Than Ever

With much of the world calculating when "normal" will return, rapid tests will help us get and stay there.
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As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, travel slowly increases, and more schools and businesses begin opening their doors, rapid tests that detect the virus have never been so important.

Why? Because getting enough people vaccinated will take time. And even then, scientists and medical professionals are working to understand the length of vaccine immunity and efficacy of the vaccines against variants of the virus springing up around the world.

Progress, Promise and a Path Forward: A Look Inside Takeda's Wave 1 Pipeline

By Ramona Sequeira
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Like so many, I am cautiously optimistic that finally, with the availability of at least two COVID-19 vaccines, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. The collaboration we saw within the biopharmaceutical industry and with US agencies such as the FDA and NIH to develop and authorize multiple treatments and two vaccines in just one year has demonstrated the potential and marvel of medical science. Under the new administration, I am confident that manufacturers and public officials will work together with urgency to get the vaccine to every citizen who wishes to receive it.

T‑Mobile Brings Ultra Capacity 5G to Miami U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital

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What’s the news: T-Mobile has deployed its super-fast Ultra Capacity 5G in and around the Miami VA Healthcare System — another milestone in its long-standing partnership with the VA to expand healthcare access to Veterans.

Why it matters: The future of healthcare is now! With 5G speeds, medical teams can improve critical telehealth services and provide more efficient care across the facility with instant wireless access to large amounts of patient information.

Who it’s for: Medical staff and veterans served by the VA.

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What’s the news: T-Mobile has deployed its super-fast Ultra Capacity 5G in and around the Miami VA Healthcare System — another milestone in its long-standing partnership with the VA to expand healthcare access to Veterans.

Why it matters: The future of healthcare is now! With 5G speeds, medical teams can improve critical telehealth services and provide more efficient care across the facility with instant wireless access to large amounts of patient information.

Who it’s for: Medical staff and veterans served by the VA.

Bristol Myers Squibb Donates $11 Million to Advance Health Equity

Delivering on commitments announced in 2020, BMS donates funds to 56 nonprofits serving medically underserved populations across the U.S.
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PRINCETON, N.J., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced it has donated a total of $11 million to 56 nonprofit organizations focused on advancing health equity in the United States. These organizations will deliver programs to improve access to high-quality care as well as increase disease awareness and education in racially and ethnically diverse and medically underserved communities, and to improve diversity in clinical research.

Global Citizen Launches a 'Recovery Plan for the World' - a Campaign to End COVID-19 for All and Kickstart a Global Recovery

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– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19; Curb the Hunger Crisis; Resume Learning Everywhere; Protect the Planet; and Promote Equity for All  –

 – Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade Join to Support the ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Effort  –

– In Partnership with Teneo, Year-Long Campaign Includes Multiple Major Global Events, Including ‘Global Citizen LIVE’ and ‘Global Citizen at the G20 Summit’ –  

– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and Campaign Partners WW International, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

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– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19; Curb the Hunger Crisis; Resume Learning Everywhere; Protect the Planet; and Promote Equity for All  –

 – Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade Join to Support the ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Effort  –

– In Partnership with Teneo, Year-Long Campaign Includes Multiple Major Global Events, Including ‘Global Citizen LIVE’ and ‘Global Citizen at the G20 Summit’ –  

– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and Campaign Partners WW International, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

Tork Helps Restaurants Meet Guests' Hygiene Expectations

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The award-winning Tork Xpressnap® dispenser range – a fully enclosed napkin system that protects napkins from dirt, spills and unnecessary contact – supports restaurants in making their guests feel safer and promotes better hygiene practices.

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The award-winning Tork Xpressnap® dispenser range – a fully enclosed napkin system that protects napkins from dirt, spills and unnecessary contact – supports restaurants in making their guests feel safer and promotes better hygiene practices.

Giving Kids With Heart Failure a Brighter Future

Katrina Sellens was 14 when a heart pump saved her life. With FDA approval, more kids can benefit from HeartMate 3.
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A few years ago, Katrina Sellens — 14 and hungry for Thanksgiving leftovers — stood there in a familiar spot: Surveying the fridge for something to eat.

What happened next was also recognizable to Katrina and her family.

She passed out.

CASE and Team Rubicon Support Ongoing Hurricane Harvey Recovery and Rebuilding Efforts

Recent operation with the Victoria County Long Term Recovery Group demolished ten homes as part of a program that razed uninhabitable properties and built those residents new homes at no cost.
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February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - CASE Construction Equipment, the global construction equipment brand of CNH Industrial, and Texas-based dealer Nueces Power Equipment provided equipment and support for a two-week Team Rubicon operation that continued each organization’s support of Hurricane Harvey resp

Walmart, Sam's Club and the Walmart Foundation Announce Winter Weather Response Efforts To Help Those Affected by Recent Storms

Up to $1 million in cash and product committed to support relief efforts in Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. Feb. 22, 2021 /3BL Media/– With the catastrophic storms, power outages and water shortages affecting Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi, Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $1 million in cash and in-kind product donations to help with response efforts. 

How Intel Employees Volunteered Their Data Science Expertise To Help Costa Rica Save Lives During the Pandemic

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What do you do when a terrifying pandemic that has shaken the globe threatens to overwhelm your country? For Intel employees in Costa Rica, the answer was to offer their problem-solving expertise—and over 1,000 hours of highly technical work—helping the government develop an effective response plan.

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