Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 Press Release
|06/18/2020 - 12:24||
Highmark Health Unveils New Mobile COVID-19 Testing Vehicle in Homewood
Recent Gifts by Henry L. Hillman Foundation, the Heinz Endowments, Penguin’s Owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle Help Expand Access to Testing in Underserved Communities.
|06/17/2020 - 14:38||
Rep. Jason Crow to Local Leaders: Global Health, Foreign Assistance Critical to Fighting Pandemic, Protecting Americans
WASHINGTON, D.C. / AURORA – Today, Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) joined Colorado governmental, business, and community leaders in a virtual town hall to discuss the importance of American global health, diplomacy, and development programs to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the health and safety of all Americans—in Colorado and across the country.
|06/08/2020 - 20:01||
UWA Expert Series - Funding boost for COVID-19 research to support WA health
Projects led by The University of Western Australia that are focused on developing a greater understanding of the health effects of COVID-19 have received a $1.1 million funding boost through The Department of Health and Western Australian Health Translation Network grants program.
|06/04/2020 - 11:47||
U-M students create mutual aid project to support people directly impacted by incarceration
ANN ARBOR—The uncertainties in the ability to enter and offer creative arts workshops inside prisons during the COVID-19 crisis challenged a group of University of Michigan students who wanted to keep supporting incarcerated artists, their families and others impacted by the criminal system.
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|06/03/2020 - 16:04||
Does Saving Lives Advance Tyranny? Republican Leaders in Texas Think So
With more than 100,000 Americans already dead in the COVID-19 pandemic, new polling confirms that a substantial majority of Americans say controlling the spread of the coronavirus is more important than reopening the economy. But Republican elected officials in Texas are siding with extremists who scream that having government act to save lives is the path to tyranny.
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|06/03/2020 - 11:02||
U-M ecologists call for protection of scientific diversity during and after pandemic
A team of researchers including two University of Michigan ecologists has called on the international scientific community—and especially those in leadership positions—to support the retention and diversity of early career scientists during and after the COVID-19 crisis.
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|06/02/2020 - 08:12||
NCDHHS Extends Deadline for Questions for Request for Qualifications to Expand Testing and Contact Tracing for COVID-19
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is extending the deadline for questions for its Request for Qualifications (RFQ) that seeks to create a pool of qualified vendors to support the response to COVID-19. Vendors may now submit questions in writing until 2 p.m.
|06/02/2020 - 06:29||
Algoworks Contributes to the PM Cares Fund, Donates INR 500,000 To Fight COVID-19 Outbreak
Algoworks donates INR 500,000 to the PM Cares Fund to help the ones impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
|06/01/2020 - 11:46||
NCDHHS Issues Request for Qualifications to Expand Testing and Contact Tracing for COVID-19
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking to create a pool of qualified vendors to support the response to COVID-19. The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) was issued on May 29 for diagnostic and antibody testing including specimen collection and laboratory processing, reserving potential laboratory capacity and contact tracing.
|06/01/2020 - 11:35||
UTMB part of NIH-funded study of how COVID-19 pandemic may impact pregnancy outcomes
GALVESTON, Texas –A team of researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston , led by Dr. George Saade, are active partners in the National Institutes of Health’s newly launched study to learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on pregnancy and post-partum care.
|06/01/2020 - 11:19||
For Each Days Delay in Social Distancing, a COVID-19 Outbreak Lasts Days Longer
AUSTIN, Texas — A new analysis of COVID-19 outbreaks in 58 cities has found that places that took longer to begin implementing social distancing measures spent more time with the virus rapidly spreading than others that acted more quickly.
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|05/26/2020 - 05:52||
Oliver Wyman Reveals A Set Of Policy Measures To Help Governments Keep The COVID-19 R Infection Rate Below 1 As Economies And Societies Re-open
Oliver Wyman’s COVID-19 Pandemic Navigator introduced a comprehensive toolkit that connects epidemiological modelling with a detailed impact on the earnings and capital of businesses. With the launch of its ‘ COVID-19 pandemic navigator: the great balancing act ’, the toolkit has been expanded to apply to policymakers so they can quickly articulate and implement a national risk appetite in terms of health, economy, privacy and lifestyle.
|05/22/2020 - 00:17||
IRC: Coronavirus testing shortfall in crisis-affected states risks undetected outbreaks, imperilling COVID-19 fight worldwide
New data shows countries with lowest number of tests per million include Yemen (31 tests per million), Nigeria (165 tests per million), and Northeast Syria (59 tests per million). Figures in stark comparison to richer countries like US (38,394 tests per million), UK (41,599 tests per million) and Germany (42,581 tests per million) (Sources 1,2,3) IRC warns of undetected outbreaks as full toll and trajectory of the pandemic is obscured, calls for international support for increased testing, contact tracing and context-appropriate outbreak mitigation measures.
|05/20/2020 - 05:31||
IYF Special Dialogue on Youth Action and Commitment in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic (IYFSD)
The International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads (IYF) is an annual gathering of young people from all over the world, organized by the UNESCO Beijing Cluster Office and the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with Chinese local governments. The first meeting was held in 2017 with an objective of giving young people a platform to voice their interests and concerns on creativity and heritage, and to mobilize their talents for sustainable development.
|05/19/2020 - 16:29||
Rep. Joaquin Castro to Local Leaders: Global Health, Foreign Assistance Critical to Fighting Pandemic, Protecting Americans
WASHINGTON, D.C. / SAN ANTONIO ? Today, Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) joined Texas political, business, and community leaders in a virtual town hall to discuss the importance of American global health, diplomacy, and development programs to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the health and safety of all Americans?in Texas and across the country.
|05/19/2020 - 14:15||
Gov. Pritzker and Lt. Gov. Stratton Engage Community Stakeholders to Reiterate Safety Message to At-Risk Residents
Among the administration's ongoing efforts to keep all Illinois residents safe, Governor JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton are releasing a set of video messages and radio announcements through the ?All In Illinois' initiative that focus on the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in communities of color.
|05/19/2020 - 07:42||
Historic health assembly ends with global commitment to COVID-19 response
At today?s meeting of the 73rd World Health Assembly ?its first-ever to be held virtually?delegates adopted a landmark resolution to bring the world together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
|05/18/2020 - 11:21||
Rep. Abigail Spanberger to Local Leaders: Global Health, Foreign Assistance Critical to Fighting Pandemic, Protecting Americans
WASHINGTON, D.C. / GLEN ALLEN ? Today, Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) joined Virginia political, business, and community leaders in a virtual town hall to discuss the importance of American global health, diplomacy, and development programs to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the health and safety of all Americans?in Virginia and across the country.
|05/15/2020 - 18:03||
Most Californians blame China for COVID-19, reject racialized labels, poll finds
Half of California voters hold China largely responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic and shortages of medical supplies and tests, but voters broadly reject the use of racial labels for the virus, according to a report from the UC Berkeley Institute for Governmental Studies (IGS).
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|05/15/2020 - 16:12||
Weve got to put partisanship aside and do whats best not only for the health of the American people, but the health of the American economy.
WASHINGTON, DC ? The Ripon Society held a virtual meeting this past Wednesday with U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess (TX-26). Burgess is the longest serving doctor in the House of Representatives, having practiced medicine for nearly 30 years prior to his election in 2002.
|05/15/2020 - 15:41||
No, Protesting Public Health Measures Doesnt Make You Like MLK or Gandhi
As most Texans try to protect their families during the COVID-19 pandemic, it?s become increasingly clear that the state?s Republican leaders are putting politics ahead of public health. Consider, for example, state Rep. Matt Shaheen, R-Plano, comparing a Dallas salon owner who kept her shop open in defiance of public health orders to Martin Luther King Jr.
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|05/14/2020 - 18:26||
Rep. Susan Wild to Local Leaders: Global Health, Foreign Assistance Critical to Fighting Pandemic, Protecting Americans
WASHINGTON, D.C. / ALLENTOWN – Today, Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA) joined Pennsylvania political, business, and community leaders in a virtual town hall to discuss the importance of American global health, diplomacy, and development programs to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the health and safety of all Americans—in Pennsylvania and across the country.
|05/14/2020 - 07:21||
Statement: Without Safer at Home order, state legislature and local governments must act immediately to prevent the spread of COVID-19
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Supreme Court invalidated the Department of Health Services’ extension of the state’s stay-at-home order on Wednesday, with immediate effect. Wisconsinites are now left with a patchwork of local rules and state and federal guidelines as communities confront a global pandemic that has sickened over a million people and cost at least 84,000 lives in the U.S.
|05/14/2020 - 06:19||
Health Economics and Outcomes Research in the Era of COVID-19
This timely plenary session was offered free to all (both ISPOR members and nonmembers) and preceded the Society’s annual international conference—Virtual ISPOR 2020—that is being held online May 18-20, 2020.
|05/13/2020 - 15:12||
Lack of sick leave guarantees puts nations health and economic security at risk, UCLA study finds
At a time when the world’s attention is focused on curbing the spread of infectious disease, new research by the UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center shows that strengthening guarantees of paid sick leave is crucial to protecting health and economic security around the globe.