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Friday, July 23rd, 2021


NENA unveils new NG9-1-1 standard

The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) announced this week the organization's approval of a new version of its Next Generation 9-1-1 standard. The action would aid the process of accelerating the transition to faster emergency response, detailing NG9-1-1 infrastructure updates that... Read More »

NIH study: COVID-19 surges increased patient mortality

A recent study by scientists at the National Institutes of Health suggests that one in every four COVID-19 deaths in the United States may be attributed to hospitals strained by surging caseloads. Published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the study looked at data from 150,000 COVID-19... Read More »

UNC vaccine research targets coronaviruses

University of North Carolina (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health researchers are exploring the potential of a universal vaccine protecting mice against other coronaviruses and variants. Scientists noted coronaviruses continue to be a threat after causing the SARS outbreak 18 years ago,... Read More »