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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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In what is considered the most comprehensive global study of bacterial antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the peer-reviewed Lancet Medical Journal found that nearly 5 million deaths in 2019 were associated with antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. In addition, the study found that drug-resistance bacteria accounted for 1.2 million deaths in 2019 – more than HIV and malaria. COVID-19… Read more about Antibiotic Resistance
Since the pandemic’s start, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has infected 392 million people and caused 5.7 million deaths worldwide. The highly transmissible omicron variant, first discovered in November 2021, accounts for nearly all active coronavirus infections globally. Recently, headlines have appeared around a new and more powerful subvariant to omicron. The subvariant, also known as the… Read more about What You Need to Know About the Omicron “Stealth Variant”
At-home testing for COVID-19 is an essential tool that can help mitigate the spread of the virus. The US government launched a new website last Tuesday, January 18, allowing households to order up to four free at-home coronavirus tests. Type of At-Home COVID-19 Tests In December, the Biden administration announced the purchase of one billion at-home,… Read more about Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests from the Government
Join us on December 14th at 11 am EST/8 am PST for a webinar featuring VIGILINT Emergency Medicine Physicians Drs Ossmann and Cellini as they discuss the newly discovered omicron variant and the potential impact on holiday travel. You have questions, and we want to hear from you! Please submit your questions you’d like addressed… Read more about Webinar: SARS-COV-2 Omicron Variant of Concern
COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Children 5-11 Kids 5 and up can now get their age-appropriate dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, which is the most effective way to protect against the virus—hard stop. After a year that saw parents scrambling to find ways to protect their children from illness and keep their kids educated in a… Read more about COVID-19 Vaccine for Children & The Pandemic’s Impact on Working Parents
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”
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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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