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May 14, 2020: In an interview with The Washington Post FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith credits the company's long-term medical advisory company, VIGILINT, for early COVID-19 containment strategies. Dr. Eric Ossmann advised FedEx immediately upon discovery of the virus in Wuhan, China in January 2020.
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On March 31, 2020, the U.S State Department issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory - DO NOT TRAVEL. All US citizens should avoid international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.
Countries experiencing a significant strain in their public healthcare systems due to COVID-19 cases, and countries with additional travel advisories unrelated to COVID-19 from the US State Department and the CDC, have been identified in the map below.
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Today, President Biden announced a six-pronged national strategy to expand the federal government’s response to COVID-19. The Department of Labor is developing a rule that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated and require unvaccinated workers to be tested on a weekly basis. In addition, employers… Read more about White House Announces “Path out of the Pandemic”
As summer draws to a close, fall brings unique challenges. The surge of COVID-19 cases, instigated by the Delta variant, has heavily impacted the beginning of the new school year. In July, the CDC recommended that all students and staff wear masks in schools, regardless of vaccination status. The nature of this statement as a… Read more about The Debate: Masks in Schools
Nestled amid a global pandemic, athletes from 206 countries are making their way to Japan to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Not the first Games to be affected by widespread health concerns: although the novel Zika virus was a concern during the 2016 Rio Olympics, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced at… Read more about Spectators barred from the Olympics due to COVID-19 risk
For nearly a year, schools in the United States have adapted to the pandemic by utilizing distance-learning models with varying success levels. Many studies indicate that the interruption to in-person learning has drastically affected standardized test scores, graduation rates, absenteeism, and social development for all students. The heaviest toll falls on Black, Hispanic, and low-income… Read more about Reopening the Schools – Weighing the Risks
In the second part of VIGILINT’s two-part series COVID-19 1 Year Later, VIGILINT Ops Analyst and blogger Colin Schilly dives into the two critical hallmarks of the pandemic. Testing and vaccines. The development and rollout of several effective vaccines in under a year offer great hope for the pandemic’s end. Sadly, that day may still… Read more about COVID-19 ONE YEAR LATER, Part II: Testing and Vaccines
On January 10, 2020, VIGILINT first reported a new strain of a coronavirus connected to a cluster of pneumonia cases linked to Wuhan, China. No one could have predicted the year that would follow. As of publishing, worldwide cases have reached 104 million with 2.27 million deaths. VIGILINT looks back at the critical events that… Read more about COVID-19 ONE YEAR LATER, Part I: The Best and Worst Handlings of the COVID-19 Crisis
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During a recent trip to Hanoi, Vietnam, Tara's minor strep throat progressed to a severe one-in-a-million case and almost cost her her life. Tara and her travel companion discuss the terrifying ordeal and how VIGILINT and Cleveland Clinic's GMAP program saved her life.
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