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LIXIL's SATO Tap Aims to Improve Hygiene for Millions in Developing Economies

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According to UNICEF, 40% of the world’s population does not have access to basic handwashing facilities or soap at home. LIXIL has introduced the innovative SATO Tap, a new product that will help improve hygiene for millions in developing economies during COVID-19 and beyond.

Watch the inventor Daigo Ishiyama discuss what inspired him to create this solution that can be used in households without access to running water.

LIXIL Teams Up with Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group to Distribute Face Shields Across the U.S.

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PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Americas and the Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG) today announced a partnership that will enable expanded production and distribution of face shields to first responders and medical workers in communities across the US battling COVID-19.

Republic Services Donates 100,000 Masks to Essential Service Providers

PPE Will Support the Work of Healthcare Workers at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital and First Responders in Rutherford County, Tenn.
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PHOENIX, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/  -- Republic Services, Inc. today announced the donation of 100,000 N95 masks to assist essential service providers in Atlanta and in Rutherford County, Tenn., amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation will provide much-needed support to healthcare workers at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital, the largest public hospital in Georgia, and help keep first responders safe in Rutherford County.

5 Latest Facts About Johnson & Johnson's Ebola Vaccine

As the European Commission grants Marketing Authorization for the company's Ebola vaccine regimen—a key step towards enabling broader access to it for the people who need it most—we share top facts about the vaccine for the deadly virus.
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One of the world's deadliest viral diseases was discovered in 1976 in Zaire, now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), near the Ebola River.

Since then, there have been 30 outbreaks of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)—the worst of which hit in West Africa in 2014. During that two-year epidemic, more than 11,000 people died in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Two in five individuals who were infected with the disease, then lost their lives.

#Healthytogether: The IOC, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Join Forces to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic - With Athletes Helping to Spread the Word

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On Olympic Day, 23 June 2020, the International Olympic Committee, the United Nations and the World Health Organization launched a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to take action so that we can all be #healthytogether.

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On Olympic Day, 23 June 2020, the International Olympic Committee, the United Nations and the World Health Organization launched a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to take action so that we can all be #healthytogether.

How Qualcomm Technologies and OneScreen Are Helping Businesses Navigate the New Normal [Video]

Using Qualcomm Technologies’ solutions, OneScreen’s GoSafe helps businesses monitor the return to work
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As cities and entire countries cautiously ease out of the COVID-19 lockdown and into recovery, they face the task of reducing risk in the workplace and public spaces. Our collaboration with OneScreen, a member of our Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program, is delivering technology that both private and public sectors can use to help reopen safely.

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"AIDS Won't Stop for COVID-19": Meet 3 Inspiring Women Who Are as Committed as Ever to Making HIV History

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As the International Aids Society Conference kicks off virtually this year, we sat down with three attendees, including activist and actress Laverne Cox, to talk about their groundbreaking work with HIV/AIDS in the midst of a global pandemic.

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As the International Aids Society Conference kicks off virtually this year, we sat down with three attendees, including activist and actress Laverne Cox, to talk about their groundbreaking work with HIV/AIDS in the midst of a global pandemic.

Mobile App Promotes Safe Blood Donation in Brazil During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Angela Baker, Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility
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Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ in collaboration with MTM Tecnologia and ClearTech launched a mobile app supporting the Green and Yellow Blood Project in Brazil. The free app is designed to promote and facilitate safe blood donation throughout the country during the COVID-19

Healthy People/Healthy Planet: Complimentary or Contradictory?

Explore how the relationship between people and planet has evolved in response to COVID-19 in an upcoming IWBI webcast - July 9 @ 11am ET
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As we enter into the beginning stages of rebound and recovery, how can we ensure that our decisions are in balance for people and planet? Join us for an upcoming webcast discussion with the World Economic Forum’s Alice Charles and Biomimicry 3.8’s Nicole Hagerman Miller about how COVID-19 has influenced the relationship between human and environmental sustainability and what we can learn from mother nature in this moment.
 

Fifth Third's Jeff Korzenik Provides Update on COVID-19's Market Impact

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Fifth Third’s Chief Investment Strategist Jeff Korzenik comments on FOX Business about the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors affecting global markets.  Click here to access the full interview on LinkedIn.

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