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The COVID-19 outbreak brings into play a number of important regulatory requirements that Financial Institutions need to be mindful of These include the FCA's Principles for Businesses the PRA's Fundamental Rules the Threshold Conditions in the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the FCA's rules and guidance in the Senior Management Arrangements Systems and Controls sourcebook


03 06 2020In December 2019 reports of viral pneumonia came out of Wuhan city in Hubei province in China In early 2020 the causative agent was identified as a novel coronavirus (CoV) sharing some sequence similarity with SARS-CoV that caused the severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak in 2002 The new virus named SARS-CoV-2 is highly contagious and spread rapidly across the globe

Resource Allocation on the Frontlines of Public Health

The challenge of resource triage decision-making will only intensify during an influenza pandemic an event that the World Health Organization (WHO) has characterized as "inevitable and possibly imminent " 5 The next pandemic will exert enormous strain on an already fragile public health infrastructure due to shortages and delays in antiviral and vaccine production high morbidity and

Zika Virus

11 07 2017Zika virus is primarily transmitted to people through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito which can also transmit chikungunya dengue and yellow fever Zika virus can also be transmitted through and has been detected in semen blood urine amniotic fluids saliva as well as body fluids found in the brain and spinal cord


The rapidly escalating challenges from the COVID-19 global outbreak present critical people issues for organizations to assess and address A s organizations and their people confront the COVID-19 pandemic one thing is becoming increasingly apparent: the impact of the outbreak will linger To manage and mitigate the impact on their workforces businesses must TongWei immediate action start


The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency was created by the Federal Law 9 782/99 The Agency is linked to the Ministry of Health with administrative and financial autonomy and with a board of directors with defined duration of mandate Anvisa is responsible for regulating controlling and monitoring products and services involving risks to public health Food inclusive beverages bottled

The hallmarks of COVID

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a novel coronavirus that has caused a worldwide pandemic of the human respiratory illness COVID-19 resulting in a severe threat to public health and safety Analysis of the genetic tree suggests that SARS-CoV-2 belongs to the same Betacoronavirus group as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) and Middle

Analytics in City Government

Zika Outbreak Triggers Coordinated Analytics Response from Cities across the U S The Zika virus burst onto the international stage in 2016 as a global health emergency While Zika is not a new virus the unprecedented outbreak in 2016 brought this disease to the fore of public health debates around the globe While travel-related Zika cases in


The COVID-19 outbreak does not change or automatically suspend these rules increasingly become active and started to intervene in cases of anticompetitive behaviour caused by or related to the COVID-19 outbreak Often these interventions have been triggered by market could be sufficient to trigger a violation of EU competition law


19 06 2020Knowledge of the underlying biology and physiology of ACE2 (angiotensin-converting enzyme 2) has accumulated over the last 20 years since its discovery and has provided a major stimulus to further our understanding of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) 1–4 ACE2 has distinct roles ranging from catalytic activities with various substrates as functional receptors for severe acute respiratory

Long Term Care Coverage

Long-term care is a range of services and support for your personal care needs Most long-term care isn't medical care Instead most long-term care is help with basic personal tasks of everyday life like bathing dressing and using the bathroom sometimes called activities of daily living


The rapidly escalating challenges from the COVID-19 global outbreak present critical people issues for organizations to assess and address A s organizations and their people confront the COVID-19 pandemic one thing is becoming increasingly apparent: the impact of the outbreak will linger To manage and mitigate the impact on their workforces businesses must TongWei immediate action start

Chronology of Events

COVID-19 is an emerging rapidly evolving situation Get the latest public health information from CDC: Chronology of Events 1700 1798 The Marine Hospital Service was established with the July 16 signing by President John Adams of an act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen 1799 An amending act of March 2 extended benefits of the Marine Hospital Service to officers and men of

Determinants of Social Distancing and Economic Activity

The paper uses Google mobility data to identify the determinants of social distancing during the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak The findings for the United States indicate that much of the decrease in mobility is voluntary driven by the number of COVID-19 cases and proxying for greater awareness of risk


Potential COVID-19 scenarios to inform crisis planning 4 We have estimated potential COVID-19 scenarios in the UK built from a Susceptible Exposed Infected Resistant (SEIR) model We have used conclusions drawn in recent academic papers to develop two potential scenarios for the outbreak in the UK as set out below

Duty to Plan: Health Care Crisis Standards of Care and

The National Academies are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic Visit our resource center ABSTRACT | The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and resulting disease state COVID-19 pose a direct threat to an over-burdened U S medical care system and supporting supply chains for medications and materials The principles of crisis standards of care (CSC) initially []

South Sudan strengthens reporting of deaths due to

"A major goal of the current COVID-19 response entails slowing and stopping transmission and preventing COVID-19 deaths" said Dr Olushayo Olu WHO Representative for South Sudan "The information on COVID-19 related deaths will guide our interventions to those communities to prevent the deaths from occurring by improving access to timely testing diagnosis clinical care and management"

Press Releases

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis national governments and EU bodies have TongWein measures to address and mitigate the adverse systemic economic impact of the pandemic on the EU banking sector In particular the EBA is engaged in an effort to provide clarity to institutions on the application of prudential and supervisory measures to support lending into the real economy

WHO welcomes preliminary results about dexamethasone

The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes the initial clinical trial results from the United Kingdom (UK) that show dexamethasone a corticosteroid can be lifesaving for patients who are critically ill with COVID-19 For patients on ventilators the treatment was shown to reduce mortality by about one third and for patients requiring only oxygen mortality was cut by about one fifth

School and Child and Adult Day Care Meals

The purpose of the School and Child and Adult Day Care Meals Guidance is to provide the requirements and information for offering non-congregate meals due to school or child and adult day care site dismissals or closures related to COVID-19 Requirements for School Meals During COVID-19 (Updated 15-May-2020) Schools or other community organizations can request approval to operate


Be You has developed resources to help educators respond to the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic Read our news stories: Schools: Adapting to changes Supporting schools Supporting early learning communities Bushfires and mental health For schools and early learning services affected by the Australian bushfires Be You has a dedicated Bushfire Response Program Find out more


Although the COVID-19 outbreak is and will continue to be a significant challenge for the start-up ecosystem the current crisis may also create short-run and longer-run opportunities Figure 2 A missing generation of new firms has persistent employment effects Notes: The figure shows the employment losses associated to a 20% decline in the number of entrants relative to aggregate


to the editor: The recent outbreak and rapid spreading of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) are a global threat and primary concern worldwide with a still uncertain outcome With the lack of effective therapy chemoprevention and vaccination focusing on the immediate repurposing of existing drugs gives hope of curbing the pandemic

Tumor necrosis factor

Cognitive decline following surgery in older individuals is a major clinical problem of uncertain mechanism a similar cognitive decline also follows severe infection chemotherapy or trauma and is currently without effective therapy A variety of mechanisms have been proposed and exploring the role of inflammation we recently reported the role of IL-1β in the hippocampus after surgery in

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