FTC Solar Launches Voyager+ Tracker Supporting 500+ Watt Module Transition

FTC Solar is taking orders for Voyager+ with support for large-format modules AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – FTC Solar today announced the release of Voyager+, the next generation of its single-axis Voyager tracker, engineered to provide compatibility with new large-format solar modules now entering the marketplace. The large modules entering the market are built to incorporate larger solar cells, which are the energy-producing heart of each […]

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Como Prevenir a Próxima Pandemia: VaxHunt Game recebe a Marca de Confiança Educacional da STEM.org

Game online da Influenzer Initiative recebe Marca de Confiança de Produto Educacional da STEM.org Authenticated™ WASHINGTON, Feb. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nas informações sobre vacinas e pandemias, palavras como autêntico e confiável são importantes, mesmo com games. Estudantes, professores e interessados podem jogar o VaxHunt: The Quest to Prevent the Next Pandemic com a confiança de […]

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Apprendre à éviter la prochaine pandémie : le jeu VaxHunt obtient la marque de confiance éducative STEM.org

Le jeu en ligne de The Influenzer Initiative remporte la Marque de confiance pour un produit pédagogique Authenticated™ de STEM.org. WASHINGTON, 08 févr. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — En ce qui concerne les informations sur les vaccins et les pandémies, des mots comme « authentique » et « de confiance » sont importants, même dans l’environnement du jeu. Les étudiants, […]

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Learning to Prevent the Next Pandemic: VaxHunt Game Earns STEM.org Educational Trustmark

The Influenzer Initiative’s online game earns the STEM.org Authenticated™ Educational Product Trustmark VaxHunt: The Quest to Prevent the Next Pandemic WASHINGTON, Feb. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to vaccine information and pandemics, words like authentic and trusted matter, even in the gaming environment. Students, teachers, and life-long learners can play VaxHunt: The […]

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DR Congo’s President Tshisekedi becomes African Union chairman

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 8 (NNN-AFRICANEWS) — The Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Félix Tshisekedi has now taken over the helm of affairs at the African Union to serve as chairman for one year. He replaces his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa, following the AU’s 34th summit on Saturday. But Tshisekedi faces big challenges this year with the coronavirus pandemic hitting health service and economies hard. The continent has so far been hit less hard than other regions, recording 3.5 percent of global virus cases and 4 percent of global deaths,…

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Astrazeneca Vaccine Roll-Out In S. Africa To Be Postponed

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 8 (NNN-BUANEWS) – South Africa said yesterday, the roll-out of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the country, will be temporarily put on hold, until more “clinically efficacy information” of the vaccine, against new COVID-19 variants, becomes available. “It’s a temporary issue that we have to hold onto AstraZeneca, until we figure out these issues, what are the next steps supposed to be,” Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, told a media briefing. Mkhize’s remarks came, after a study showed that the AstraZeneca vaccine was less effective, against a new variant found…

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Malawi Sticks to AstraZeneca Despite Concerns Over Efficacy

BLANTYRE – Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera says the country will go ahead with acquiring the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, despite concerns about its efficacy. Chakwera on Sunday evening announced Malawi has acquired 1.5 million doses and that additional ones were on the way to vaccinate a total of about four and a half million people. Chakwera said Malawi, one of Africa’s poorest countries, settled for the AstraZeneca vaccine because it is cheaper. In a televised address on the fight against COVID-19, President Chakwera said the vaccine type coming to Malawi has…

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At Least 12 UN Peacekeepers Killed in 2020 in Line of Duty

Twelve United Nations personnel and three civilian staff members were killed in the line of duty in 2020, bringing the total number of deaths over the last decade to 440, according to findings of the Standing Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service of the United Nations Staff Union. In a press release Monday, the organization said the deliberate killings involved the use of improvised explosive devices and other weapons, targeted assassinations and suicide attacks. “We learn time and time again of the many colleagues serving…

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