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#Coronavirus crisis: Commission launches #BeActiveAtHome

#Coronavirus crisis: Commission launches #BeActiveAtHome

| April 3, 2020

The European Commission has launched #BeActiveAtHome, a social media campaign to motivate people to keep fit and on the move whilst confined to their homes. It draws on the very successful #Be Active Campaign, part of the annual European Week of Sport since 2015. Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Commissioner Mariya Gabriel said: “Sport […]

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#EAPM – Co-operation under microscope in #COVID-19 crisis

#EAPM – Co-operation under microscope in #COVID-19 crisis

| April 3, 2020

As coronavirus infections soar across the planet, and the death toll rises everywhere, not least in Europe, many are asking why European Union member states have been so disconnected from each other strategy-wise, and what the EU can do about improving co-ordination, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Well, given […]

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Britain’s #Coronavirus peak will be in next few weeks, health minister says

Britain’s #Coronavirus peak will be in next few weeks, health minister says

| April 3, 2020

“The modelling suggests that that peak will be slightly sooner than previous, in the next few weeks but it is very, very sensitive to how many people follow the social distancing guidelines,” Hancock told BBC radio.

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Ten things the EU is doing to fight #Coronavirus

Ten things the EU is doing to fight #Coronavirus

| April 3, 2020

©Chinnapong/AdobeStock  Find out what the European Institutions are doing to mitigate the impact of the Covid19 outbreak, protect people and the economy and promote solidarity. 1. Slowing the spread of the virus To help limit the transmission of the virus in Europe and beyond, the EU has closed its external borders to non-essential travel, while […]

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#DeepKnowledgeGroup ranks #Israel 1st in the #COVID-19 health safety countries ranking

#DeepKnowledgeGroup ranks #Israel 1st in the #COVID-19 health safety countries ranking

| April 3, 2020

Israel’s National Security Council head Meir Ben-Shabbat said: “The goals of our policy at the moment are fourfold: Ensure blocking of the epidemic, improve preparations for its continued spread, create exit conditions and slow, cautious and graduated return to a different routine from that which is familiar to us,” writes Yossi Lempkowicz.   According to  study […]

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Founder Ren Zhengfei says #Huawei ‘racing to develop’ new technologies amid #Coronavirus pandemic

Founder Ren Zhengfei says #Huawei ‘racing to develop’ new technologies amid #Coronavirus pandemic

| April 3, 2020

Iris Deng Huawei Technologies founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei is interviewed by SCMP editor-in-chief Tammy Tam, far left, and business editor Eugene Tang via video conference at Huawei’s office in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam While the coronavirus pandemic may have forced many companies in China and around the world to hit the pause […]

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#Coronavirus and oil prices push #Kazakhstan toward recession

#Coronavirus and oil prices push #Kazakhstan toward recession

| April 3, 2020

Screen and shout: Prime Minister Askar Mamin, center left, presiding over a remote Cabinet meeting on 2 April. (Photo: Government website) The government in Kazakhstan has, in the light of the unfolding coronavirus pandemic and the concomitant fall in global oil prices, revised its economic projections for this year to forecast a 0.9% contraction, writes […]

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