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Libresse Brings Awareness to Women's Pain

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This year’s International Women’s Day theme is “Choose to Challenge.” This means confronting biases, inequalities and the status quo to continue moving all women’s rights forward. As we begin celebrating Women’s History Month, companies are starting out strong with activations that don’t shy away from these tough conversations.

New Answers for Chronic Disease in Crisis Settings

Chronic disease is often overlooked following disaster and conflict. A unique partnership between CARE, Abbott and the Abbott Fund is finding innovative answers.
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Jaslia Abbas lived with her husband in the Philippine city of Marawi for years, raising their five children and helping others as a midwife. Then in 2017, the siege of Marawi began. The armed conflict between government forces and militant groups lasted for five months – and changed Jaslia's life forever.

Abbott Researchers Find Rare Group of People With Controlled HIV Who Could Be a Key to Unlocking Cure

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  • Study of more than 10,000 people identifies a rare group with controlled HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suggesting additional research could uncover links between natural virus suppression and future treatments
  • Discovery is a result of Abbott's continued virus hunting efforts, which also uncovered a new strain of HIV in 2019
  • Abbott's decades of work in global viral surveillance has advanced the understanding of HIV and allowed the company to quickly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with its diagnostic tests
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  • Study of more than 10,000 people identifies a rare group with controlled HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suggesting additional research could uncover links between natural virus suppression and future treatments
  • Discovery is a result of Abbott's continued virus hunting efforts, which also uncovered a new strain of HIV in 2019
  • Abbott's decades of work in global viral surveillance has advanced the understanding of HIV and allowed the company to quickly respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with its diagnostic tests

Ecolab Contributes More Than $23 Million to Communities in 2020

Company responded to increased need for cleaning and sanitizing products with $11 million of product donations and $2 million to nonprofits to support pandemic relief and racial and social justice initiatives
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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – In 2020, Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities through more than $23 million in contributions, including more than $11 million of cleaning, sanitizing and public health products to help the fight against COVID-19. The company also provided increased financial support to nonprofits focused on pandemic relief, racial and social justice, and the recovery of the hospitality industry.

Rockwell Automation Endorses “This Is Our Shot” Campaign to Encourage COVID-19 Vaccinations in Manufacturing

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Rockwell Automation today announced support for the National Association of Manufacturers' Vaccine Acceptance Campaign, “This Is Our Shot.” Last month, the campaign launched a public service announcement and website to educate and encourage manufacturing team members, their families, and communities to consider getting a COVID-19 vaccine when available.

Don't Exhale Yet: COVID-19 Isn't Done Testing Us

While the vaccine rollout continues, the necessity of preventative measures remains, including testing.
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With the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, you could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief that the worst is behind us.

Take a deep breath. The necessity for preventative measures has not left our reality.

In fact, they're as important as they've ever been.

Cases in the U.S. continue to climb, to about 24 million in January with deaths near 400,000, according to Johns Hopkins University, which has tracked COVID-19 from the beginning.

Don't exhale yet.

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.

Alkermes Shares Tips for Preventing Cancer and Spreading Awareness

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Though National Cancer Prevention Month has come to an end, Alkermes will not stop working to uncover potential new cancer immunotherapies. Share these tips that may help reduce the risk of cancer and help spread awareness.

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 –

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