PPE scandal: Ex-Gauteng Health CFO wants Makhura, others to join proceedings as

Gauteng Premier David Makhura. Kabelo Mantsu Lehloenya is accused of signing off irregular personal protective equipment contracts. Lehloenya wants Gauteng Premier David Makhura and other public officials to contribute to any amount she is found liable for.  Her trial, which was scheduled to start on Monday, could not commence. The former chief financial officer of […]

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PPE scandal: Ex-Gauteng Health CFO wants Makhura, others to join proceedings as

Gauteng Premier David Makhura. Kabelo Mantsu Lehloenya is accused of signing off irregular personal protective equipment contracts. Lehloenya wants Gauteng Premier David Makhura and other public officials to contribute to any amount she is found liable for.  Her trial, which was scheduled to start on Monday, could not commence. The former chief financial officer of […]

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As Delta spreads, some travelers double up on COVID-19 vaccine in U.S.

WASHINGTON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Alison Toni felt lucky to get Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine in Chile earlier this year. A month later, she was in Minnesota getting vaccinated again. Toni, an American living in Chile, was visiting her parents in Minneapolis in April when she got her first Pfizer shot at a CVS pharmacy. She […]

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Old Mutual donates PPEs to hospitals

The Herald Michael Tome Business Reporter Zimbabwe’s leading financial services provider Old Mutual, has donated an assortment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be used by frontline health workers in the fight against Covid-19 at four health centres in the country. The donation is a key aspect of Old Mutual’s business ethics, which focus on […]

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Old Mutual donates PPEs to hospitals

The Herald Michael Tome Business Reporter Zimbabwe’s leading financial services provider Old Mutual, has donated an assortment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be used by frontline health workers in the fight against Covid-19 at four health centres in the country. The donation is a key aspect of Old Mutual’s business ethics, which focus on […]

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Electrical Safety PPE Market 2021 By Top Trends, Revenue & Growth Forecast To

The electrical safety PPE market is expected to witness lucrative growth underscored by rising concerns towards worker safety in hazardous environment and increasing incidences of electrical injuries. Electrical safety PPE help in protecting labors from improper earthing, live wires, electrocutions, and fatal electrical injuries. Usage of PPE is growing at a decent pace in various […]

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Electrical Safety PPE Market 2021 By Top Trends, Revenue & Growth Forecast To

The electrical safety PPE market is expected to witness lucrative growth underscored by rising concerns towards worker safety in hazardous environment and increasing incidences of electrical injuries. Electrical safety PPE help in protecting labors from improper earthing, live wires, electrocutions, and fatal electrical injuries. Usage of PPE is growing at a decent pace in various […]

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Asian markets retreat as Kabul falls, COVID infections rise

TOKYO — Asian shares slipped Monday, amid worries about surging coronavirus infections in the region, as well as concerns about the long-term impact from the Afghan government’s collapse. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, -1.77% sagged 1.9% in morning trading, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, -0.26% slipped 0.4%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng HSI, -0.74% dipped 0.8%, […]

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Maharashtra topped in bio-medical waste generation in past year: Report

MAHARASHTRA TOPPED the country in the generation of bio-medical waste at 8,317 tonnes between June 2020 and June 2021, according to a document submitted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in Lok Sabha last month. This is a quantum leap from 2019-20, when only 62.3 tonnes of bio-medical waste was generated. The […]

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NYC likely surpasses 1 million COVID cases

Posted: Aug 15, 2021 / 04:22 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 15, 2021 / 04:22 PM EDT NEW YORK — There have likely been more than a million COVID cases in New York City since the start of the pandemic. New York City’s Health Department reported 823,661 confirmed cases along with 178,625 probable cases for […]

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UNB taking ‘educational approach’ to vaccines, but will require masks indoors

FREDERICTON — As post-secondary institutions across Canada navigate what the upcoming school year will look like, some are choosing to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for in-person learning. At this time, New Brunswick’s largest university has decided not to require vaccination among students and staff, although its Acting Vice-President Academic says that could change. “We do […]

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UNB taking ‘educational approach’ to vaccines, but will require masks indoors

FREDERICTON — As post-secondary institutions across Canada navigate what the upcoming school year will look like, some are choosing to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for in-person learning. At this time, New Brunswick’s largest university has decided not to require vaccination among students and staff, although its Acting Vice-President Academic says that could change. “We do […]

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PPE corruption: Hawks swoop on two senior Health Laboratory officials

© Provided by The South African Two senior employees at the National Health Laboratory Service have been arrested on Sunday 15 August, reportedly in connection with corruption relating to dubious procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE). This follows a thorough investigation into the allegations of tender fraud at the National Health Laboratory Services amounting to […]

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PPE corruption: Hawks swoop on two senior Health Laboratory officials

© Provided by The South African Two senior employees at the National Health Laboratory Service have been arrested on Sunday 15 August, reportedly in connection with corruption relating to dubious procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE). This follows a thorough investigation into the allegations of tender fraud at the National Health Laboratory Services amounting to […]

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NY COVID latest: Sunday, Aug. 15

NEW YORK — Find the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic in New York state and New York City, including data on positive cases and other indicators, and information from local officials. Key to NYC Pass: What de Blasio’s vaccine mandate will look like City officials are working on the final details of New York’s […]

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NY COVID latest: Sunday, Aug. 15

NEW YORK — Find the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic in New York state and New York City, including data on positive cases and other indicators, and information from local officials. Key to NYC Pass: What de Blasio’s vaccine mandate will look like City officials are working on the final details of New York’s […]

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Residents’ safety a priority | Review

Our Home/Ons Tuiste staff members, enrolled nurse Lee Ann Hailstone, matron Carina Kearns and enrolled nursing assistants Vendah Lekganyane and Emily Raphadu show their personal protective equipment. POLOKWANE – The donation was sourced by an anonymous donor and consisted of gowns which were slightly worn. Residents Lena van der Ryst, Lettie Vogel and Rina du Plessis […]

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Residents’ safety a priority | Review

Our Home/Ons Tuiste staff members, enrolled nurse Lee Ann Hailstone, matron Carina Kearns and enrolled nursing assistants Vendah Lekganyane and Emily Raphadu show their personal protective equipment. POLOKWANE – The donation was sourced by an anonymous donor and consisted of gowns which were slightly worn. Residents Lena van der Ryst, Lettie Vogel and Rina du Plessis […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | August 14 – The Moscow Times

Russia has confirmed 6,557,068 cases of coronavirus and 169,683 deaths, according to the national coronavirus information center. Russia’s total excess fatality count since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is around 531,000. August 14: What you need to know today Russia on Saturday reported 22,144 new coronavirus cases and a new pandemic record of 819 deaths. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has cancelled […]

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Several North Central West Virginia school systems to require masks, others only

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WV News) — While some school systems in North Central West Virginia are only recommending that students and staff wear masks this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic, other school systems have announced plans to require masks for all ages, regardless of vaccine status, at the start of the academic year. Harrison County […]

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Smart PPE Market Size, Share, Analysis, Regional Outlook and Forecast 2021-2028

New Jersey, United States,- Verified Market Research recently released a new report titled Smart PPE Market Size Report, Growth and Forecast 2021-2028, Breakdown Data by Company, Key Regions, Types and Applications. The report has been compiled using primary and secondary research methodology that will provide a precise and precise understanding of the Smart PPE market. Analysts used […]

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Farm chemicals remain a pest

Last Monday saw an important court ruling on hazardous farm chemicals. The verdict issued by a California court should serve as a sign for the Thai government to review its policy on farm chemicals and the much-debated weed killer glyphosate. The California appeals court upheld a US$86 million (2.9 billion baht) verdict that found Bayer […]

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Farm chemicals remain a pest

Last Monday saw an important court ruling on hazardous farm chemicals. The verdict issued by a California court should serve as a sign for the Thai government to review its policy on farm chemicals and the much-debated weed killer glyphosate. The California appeals court upheld a US$86 million (2.9 billion baht) verdict that found Bayer […]

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