Tag Archives: Corona Virus (COVID-19)

Secretary-General’s statement on five million Covid-19 fatalities

Secretary-General’s statement on five million Covid-19 fatalities

Today, the human family crosses a painful new threshold — five million lives lost to COVID-19.  These are not numbers on a page.  They are mothers and fathers.  Brothers and sisters.  Daughters and sons.  Family, friends and colleagues.  Lives cut short by a merciless virus that respects no borders. This devastating milestone reminds us that

Gartner Says Worldwide Smartphone Sales Grew 10.8% in Second Quarter of 2021

Dubai, UAE., September 2, 2021 — Global smartphone sales to end users totaled 328.8 million in the second quarter of 2021, an increase of 10.8% year over year, according to Gartner, Inc. Overall global mobile phone sales grew 10.2% despite supply constraints due to COVID-19 related production disruption and component shortages. “Reinforced shelter-in-place instructions and factory shut-downs

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know About the New Delta Variant

As long as the coronavirus is spreading through the population, new variants will occur and mutations will continue to happen. However, we can slow the emergence of new variants by: Taking protective measures (wearing masks, social distancing, hand hygiene) Getting COVID-19 vaccine   About the Delta variant: It is more contagious than the other strains

10 reasons to move to the cloud

Simplify operational complexities with modern cloud solutions By Khaled Al Shami, Senior Director, Solution Consulting, Infor Parting ways with a legacy solution isn’t always easy. The old, familiar processes and workflows may be comfortably predictable, even if outdated. Now, as companies begin to prepare for post-COVID recovery, the need for a change is harder to

Economic recovery is gaining momentum in the Middle East PwC Middle East Economy Watch 2021 Q2

6 July 2021: With the pandemic continuing to challenge different economic sectors across the region, the latest edition of the PwC Middle East Economy Watch points to signs of building momentum in the recovery despite a third COVID-19 wave this spring.  After 2020’s rapid recession, the region is recovering relatively well The pandemic caused the

Air France wins the APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying Diamond Award

On 27 May 2021, at the APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying awards ceremony rewarding airlines for their efforts at implementing the strictest health and safety measures, Air France received the Diamond Award, the highest distinction in its category. Following a complete audit of the airline’s “Air France Protect” health and safety measures, the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) has recognized and

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, Collaborates with Salesforce to Help Equitably Distribute Two Billion COVID-19 Vaccines by the End of 2021

COVAX is the global initiative that will make COVID-19 vaccines available for 189 countries, including the poorest in the world DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 3 January 2021 — Salesforce, the global leader in CRM (NYSE: CRM), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, announced today that they will collaborate to help Gavi manage critical information to equitably

Colgate Laboratory Tests Show Toothpaste and Mouthwash Neutralize 99.9% of the Virus That Causes COVID-19

Clinical Research Program Underway To Validate Potential of Oral Health Products to Slow Spread of the Virus Laboratory studies show that toothpastes containing zinc or stannous and mouthwash formulas with cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) neutralize the virus that causes COVID-19 by 99.9 percent. The studies are part of a Colgate research program that includes clinical studies