Disaster Preparedness and COVID-19

Disaster Preparedness and COVID-19 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted 3 to 6 major hurricanes this year due to warming oceans. This is in contrast to an average season of 3 storms. In addition, the National Interagency Fire Center is preparing for more fires

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COVID-19 Identified in Rohingya Refugee Camp

COVID-19 Identified in Rohingya Refugee Camp This week, a Rohingya refugee, along with a patient from the host population, have both tested positive for COVID-19. The two individuals were placed in isolation centers. The refugee camps, which are extremely densely populated, are concerning in terms of how

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Data Informs Africa’s COVID-19 Response

Data Informs Africa’s COVID-19 Response A new report: Responding to COVID-19 in Africa: Using Data to Find a Balance has provided important data to help government officials understand how to combat COVID-19 in Africa. The report’s development was led by the Partnership for Evidence-based Response to COVID-19,

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John Hopkins Center for Communication Programs Launches COVID-19 Communication Network (CCN)

John Hopkins Center for Communication Programs Launches COVID-19 Communication Network (CCN) The John Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) has launched a new website with COVID-19 evidence-based tools and materials for practitioners working on social and behavioral change communications. The website includes materials such as reports, training

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Medical Professionals Across Merck & Co., Inc., Pfizer Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company Activate to Support Health Systems, First Responders and Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Medical Professionals Across Merck & Co., Inc., Pfizer Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company Activate to Support Health Systems, First Responders and Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic On April 1st, Merck & Co., Inc., (NYSE: MRK), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced

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