RedHill Biopharma’s Opaganib Demonstrates Complete Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2

Opaganib blocks SARS-Cov-2 virus replication Opaganib completely inhibited SARS-CoV-2 viral replication as measured after three days incubation in an in vitro model of human bronchial tissue, comparing favorably with remdesivir, the positive control in the study — Opaganib is uniquely positioned as an orally-administered potential COVID-19 treatment combining potent antiviral and anti-inflammatory mechanisms of action, […]

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Hikvision lance AX PRO pour des solutions d’alarme sans fil complètes

HANGZHOU, Chine, 8 septembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hikvision, un fournisseur de solutions IdO dont la vidéo est la compétence principale, a annoncé sa nouvelle génération de systèmes d’alarme sans fil, l’AX PRO, offrant des solutions d’alarme complètes pour les applications résidentielles et commerciales. Des solutions d’alarme complètes et intégrées   La famille de produits AX PRO récemment lancée […]

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RevBits announces issuance of U.S. patent for unique product security architecture using zero-knowledge encryption

Provides Maximum Data Protection in Browsers and Dashboards MINEOLA, New York, Sept. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cybersecurity software provider RevBits today has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patent No.US10579542B2 covering technology which provides the security of zero-knowledge encryption for data in transit and at rest, while providing […]

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Briefing Paper: Supporting Safe Education in the Central Sahel (September 2020)

Attacks on Students, Teachers, and Schools Surge in Africa’s Sahel First International Day to Protect Education from Attack Addresses Violations Globally (New York, September 8, 2020) – The Central Sahel has seen a significant spike in attacks on students, teachers, and schools since 2018, according to a new report released today by the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA). The report is launched ahead of the first ever United Nations International Day to Protect Education from Attack on September 9, 2020. Supporting Safe Education in the Central Sahel…

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Disease treatments restart in Africa as COVID-19 restrictions ease

Treatment programmes that will reach millions of Africans at risk from debilitating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) have restarted in a significant step towards COVID-19 recovery. Around one million people in Jigawa state, Nigeria have received antibiotics to treat the blinding eye disease trachoma and stop it from spreading. Nigeria is the first country that Sightsavers and partners has supported to resume work on NTDs, which can have a devastating impact on some of the poorest communities in the world, with other African countries due to follow soon. In April, the…

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Climate and disaster risk insurance in low income countries: reflections on the importance of indicators and frameworks for monitoring performance and impact

The use of climate and disaster risk insurance (CDRI) in low income countries has received significant interest over the last decade, as its ability to enable faster and more reliable access to funds is seen as an important mechanism to help strengthen the resilience of poor and vulnerable communities. This has led to national and international commitments and efforts to increase CDRI coverage to the poor and vulnerable. What remains unclear is the monitoring and evaluation of these instruments, with a lack of consensus on what indicators to use and…

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WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the International Health Regulations Review Committee, 8 September 2020

Distinguished colleagues, Good morning, good afternoon and good evening. I’m pleased to welcome you to this first meeting of the International Health Regulations Review Committee on the functioning of the IHR during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are now more than 8 months into the most severe public health crisis in a century. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our world. It is touched all of us. Its effects will be felt for years to come. More than 27 million cases have now been reported to WHO, and more than 880,000 deaths.…

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Report: US Global War on Terror Has Displaced Up to 59 Million People

The U.S. war against global terrorism has displaced as many as 59 million people since 2001, according to a new report released Tuesday by Brown University. The study, published by the Rhode Island-based university’s “Costs of War Project,” says between 37 million and 59 million people in eight countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East “fled their homes in the eight most violent wars the U.S. military has launched or participated in since 2001,” when the al-Qaida terror group attacked the United States. The figures in the report, titled…

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