ATS announces $500,000 COVID-19 crisis fund support from AstraZeneca

June 3, 2020 -Today, the American Thoracic Society (ATS) announced a $500,000 donation from AstraZeneca to the ATS COVID-19 Crisis Fund, launched to support the Society’s all-encompassing efforts to fight COVID-19. The Crisis Fund will help clinicians and scientists develop and disseminate research, education and scientific recommendations to providers in the pulmonary and critical care…

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CEPI awards up to $14.1 million to IVI and Bharat Biotech to advance development of Chikungunya vaccine

June 3 2020, Oslo, Norway; Seoul, South Korea; Telangana, India–CEPI, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, in collaboration with Ind-CEPI, has announced a new partnering agreement with a consortium comprising Bharat Biotech (BBIL) and the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) to advance the development of a Chikungunya vaccine. CEPI will provide the consortium with up to…

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The Great Instagram Blackout

Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang, two black women who work in music marketing, proposed that the music industry hold a day of reflection on Tuesday after the death of George Floyd. But what began as a targeted effort quickly morphed into the sea of black boxes you see on Instagram and other social platforms under…

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Police Protest Supercut Videos Go Viral

An officer shoving a protester to the ground. Two New York Police Department cars ramming demonstrators. Police using batons, bicycles and car doors as weapons. These are becoming defining images of the protests against police brutality of black people that have swept the nation, sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Countless videos…

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