Tag Archives: pandemic

DoD Names Sites to Test COVID-19 Vaccine; Hon. Tom McCaffery Quoted

Hon. Tom McCaffery

The Department of Defense (DoD) has named five DoD locations to participate in the Phase III trial evaluating the vaccine candidate under development by AstraZeneca for Operation Warp Speed (OWS), the department’s goal to deliver safe and effective vaccines and therapeutics for COVID-19 by 2021. The study will investigate people who are at an increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection. 

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Telework Increases Productivity within Defense Department; Gen. Arnold Bunch Quoted

Gen. Arnold Bunch

Gen. Arnold Bunch, the commander of U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, recently noted that productivity of the service branch’s workforce has increased in almost-all telework environments, Federal News Network reported on Monday. Bunch noted that he has directed a review of position descriptions across his 80,000-person command to decide if they’re more telework-compatible.

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Battelle Supports EPA Projects to Research COVID-19; Ryan James, Meg Howard Quoted

Battelle

Battelle has announced that its company researchers have supported three Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) projects to analyze the timeline of how long COVID-19 lives on a variety of surfaces and what available disinfecting products are effective, the company announced on Wednesday.

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Jacobs Launches Ion IIoT Platform to Track COVID-19 Outbreaks; Jennifer Richmond Quoted

Jennifer Richmond

Jacobs ion, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), data integration and visualization platform, will provide location-aware technology and automated intelligence to COVID-19 contact tracing efforts in the event of an outbreak, the company announced on Thursday

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Deloitte Releases Midyear Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook to Report Effects of COVID-19

Deloitte

Deloitte has recently released its Midyear Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook that has analyzed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the commercial aerospace, defense sectors and Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity, the company reported on Thursday

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