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KPMG Launches New Tech Architecture to Drive COVID-19 Recovery; Cliff Justice, Bharat Rao Quoted

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KPMG has developed a technology architecture to match patients in clinical trials for convalescent plasma therapy to recovered patients willing to donate their antibodies, to advance the response and recovery of COVID-19 patients, the company reported on Thursday.

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PSC Releases Letter to Request Additional COVID-19 Funds to Assist With Implications of the Virus; Alan Chvotkin Quoted

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The Professional Services Council (PSC) has sent a letter, signed by 35 firms, to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, House Foreign Affairs Committee, Senate/House Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittees and other key Congressional committees and individual members, the council announced on Thursday. 

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FDA Advances Serological Test Validation, Educational Efforts During COVID-19 Pandemic

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The FDA has announced that the administration will expand access to serology tests and its approach to making accurate and reliable serology tests widely available, while also protecting Americans from tests marketed with false or unsubstantiated claims, the FDA announced on Saturday.

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Oracle Utilizes Therapeutic Learning System to Record COVID-19 Drug Effectiveness

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Oracle has utilized its technology platform in the ongoing fight against COVID-19 to develop and deploy a series of cloud applications that will gather the data necessary to determine what drugs are effective in treating or preventing the virus, the company announced on Thursday

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President Trump Signs $8.3B Emergency Coronavirus Spending Bill; Sen. Maria Cantwell, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Quoted

President Trump signed a new $8.3 billion spending bill to combat the spread of coronavirus, the White House announced on Friday. The funds will be allocated to the prevention efforts and research to expedite the development of a vaccine for the virus. 

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Israel’s Yuval Steinitz: ‘Severe Cyber Attack’ Shuts Down Electricity Authority’s Computer Systems

Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s energy minister, has said the country’s energy ministry has begun to collaborate with the Israel National Cyber Bureau to address a “severe cyber attack” discovered Monday on the country’s electricity authority, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. Steinitz told Cybertech Conference attendees in Tel Aviv, Israel, that …

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