COVID-19

Pandenomics Podcast Ep. 18: Small Businesses Look to Bounce Back With Community Support

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Even as Canada boasts rising vaccination rates, easing restrictions and a newfound optimism for the future, small businesses have a lot of work ahead to regain their traction within the economy, says Dan Kelly, President of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

The Ultimate Flexible Building

More than ever, we need buildings that can bend to whatever the future brings. But flexibility itself has always been a malleable concept. Can it be pinned down?
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Think of a building: how’s it doing in the pandemic? Has it adapted well to a change in circumstances? Can you see it remaining useful and relevant for the foreseeable future?

Unemployment Fraud Is Not Resolved

Pandemic-related fraud leaves thousands without access to basic human needs
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By Eva Velasquez,  President/CEO, Identity Theft Resource Center

United Awards Free Flights for a Year to Winners of "Your Shot to Fly" Sweepstakes

Grand prize winners live in Bradenton, FL; Cleveland, OH; Goodyear, AZ; Oakland, CA and San Francisco, CA
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CHICAGO, August 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines recently announced the five lucky grand prize winners of its "Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes, who will each get to fly anywhere in the world United flies with a companion over the course of the next year. The winners of the "Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes are:

International AIDS Society Leaders on the Future of HIV Prevention and Treatment

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Over the past 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases to center stage. For Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Dr. Sharon Lewin, Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia, the pandemic offers an opportunity for the global health community to review its approach to HIV prevention and treatment and to plot a stronger course going forward.

American Airlines Delivers an Additional 3 Million Vaccines Abroad on Behalf of White House COVID-19 Task Force

Airline donates second cargo flight to deliver more vaccine to Guatemala — 4.5 million doses in total
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FORT WORTH, Texas, July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Following the White House’s announcement to share at least 80 million U.S. vaccine doses globally this summer, American Airlines has now moved 4.5 million coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine doses to Guatemala. Recently, American delivered 3 million doses of vaccines on a donated cargo-only nonstop flight from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City.

Extending COVID Surveillance Capabilities Beyond Big Cities

With the debut of Illumina's COVIDSeq Assay, smaller labs are participating in Covid-19 surveillance
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“Last month, we had the biggest peak [of positive COVID cases] since the pandemic began,” says Dr. Adrian Alejandro Ceballos López, Medical Director of Biomédicos de Mérida. Biomédicos is the only lab that has adopted sequencing for clinical applications in the southern part of Mexico, an area characterized by extreme economic disparities.

What We Learned About Genetic Sequencing During COVID-19 Could Revolutionize Public Health

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The COVID-19 pandemic is a hands-on workshop in how genetic information can help us more quickly control a pandemic. Relying on the SARS-CoV-2 code, first made public in January 2020, researchers at academic labs were ready to develop a diagnostic test for the virus within weeks (although regulators were slow to greenlight them).

Omaha Public Schools Taps Coaches to Ease Transition to Hybrid Learning

Verizon Innovative Learning educators used their expertise to support entire district during pandemic
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By: Kenrya Rankin

Verizon Innovative Learning coaches Jenni Sherrill and Sara Newman and principal Dr. Carrie Carr say the resources and professional development provided by the program helped them support their school district during the pandemic.

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