Tag Archives: Response

Advanced Satellite Data and Monitoring to Transform Disaster Response and Environmental Monitoring in Southeast Asia

Enhanced disaster response, environmental monitoring, agricultural productivity and infrastructure planning has been made available to businesses in Thailand thanks to a new partnership announced between Tokyo-based SAR satellite data and solutions provider, Synspective Inc., and Asia’s leading satellite operator and space technology service provider, Thaicom. Synspective and Thaicom will supply a joint solution to government,… Read More »

‘Robust’ immune response seen in ‘mix and match’ Covid vaccine study

Walgreens healthcare professionals pass to each other the Pfizer-BioNTec vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Victor Walchirk Apartments in Evanston, Illinois, February 22, 2021. Kamil Krzaczynski | Reuters LONDON — Mixing and matching the coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca-Oxford generates a “robust” immune response against the virus, a study led by Oxford… Read More »

As rich nations struggle, Africa’s coronavirus response is praised

JOHANNESBURG — At a lecture to peers this month, John Nkengasong showed images that once dogged Africa, with a magazine cover declaring it “The Hopeless Continent.” Then he quoted Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah: “It is clear that we must find an African solution to our problems, and that this can only be found in… Read More »

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson back at Downing Street to lead response

Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street to take charge of the UK’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. The prime minister will chair the regular morning cabinet meeting on Covid-19 before holding talks with senior ministers and officials. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who has been standing in for the PM, said Mr Johnson was “raring… Read More »

Distinct COPD Subgroup Identified by Airway Epithelial IL-17 Response

November 22, 2018 Share this content: The IL-17 response is associated with increases in airway neutrophils and macrophages and is related to worse clinical outcomes in current and former smokers. Gene expression of airway epithelial interleukin (IL)-17 response distinguishes a biologically, radiographically, and clinically distinct chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) subgroup of patients who may… Read More »