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Anheuser-Busch distributing bottles of hand sanitizer to fight COVID-19 | Fox2 Now

Anheuser-Busch has a reputation for using their breweries to make and give out bottled waters during a natural disaster. Now, during a pandemic, they are handing out hand sanitizer. Anheuser-Busch has also said they will use one of their facilities in Brazil to manufacture hand sanitizer for hospitals. Numerous other breweries and distilleries across the globe are using their sites ... Read More »

Exclusive: Elite hackers target WHO as coronavirus cyberattacks spike | Reuters

The identity of advanced hackers who attempted to get into the WHO is still unknown. Hack attempts against the agency have been on the rise since the novel coronavirus has continued to spread. Alexander Urbelis, a cybersecurity expert and attorney, said he was alerted to suspicious activity when a group of hackers were attempting to copy the WHO’s internal email ... Read More »

Pentagon declares defense contractors ‘critical infrastructure,’ must continue work | Defense News

The U.S. Defense Department has announced that defense contractors are critical and must resume work as normal while taking appropriate precautions. Ellen Lord, the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, has also made it clear that she expects all services and products to be completed on time. “If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as designated by the ... Read More »

Formlabs Covid-19 Support Network | Feld Thoughts

Brad Feld follows a company looking to use 3D printing in order to create face shields, masks, and respirator parts for hospitals during the coronavirus outbreak. Source: https://feld.com/archives/2020/03/formlabs-covid-19-support-network.html Read More »

Exploratory Use of Microaerosol Decontamination Technology (PAEROSOL) in Enclosed, Unoccupied Hospital Setting | U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a new report on the effectiveness of PAEROSOL in hospital settings. A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report has stated that an estimated 1.7 million people contract a new infection while at the hospital. This report details the findings of a study done on PAEROSOL and how efficient it was in ... Read More »

Inside the survivalist bunker where some wealthy people hope to ride out coronavirus | Vanity Fair

A survival condo in the middle of nowhere in Kansas that includes a rock-climbing wall, movie theater, and security will cost you between $1.5 and $3 million dollars. With two different size options, 920 and 1,840 square feet, the bunker can allegedly withstand a nuclear blast and protect you from the coronavirus. One person, Tyler Allen, has purchased and is ... Read More »

We’ve got the vaccine, says Pentagon-funded company | Defense One

The CEO of Canadian company Medicago, Bruce Clark, says that his company has a cure for COVID-19 and it is awaiting FDA approval. He believes the company will be able to produce up to ten million doses a month once they are given the green light. However, even if these hurdles are passed, the cure won’t be ready until November ... Read More »

Joint statement by Colorado high-tech companies on COVID-19 | Feld Thoughts

35 companies including Quizlet, Ibotta, and Velocity Global have released a joint statement regarding COVID-19. The companies are working to slow the spread of the virus and keep employees safe. Those who can work from home are encouraged to do so, and for others to limit office space time as much as possible. Work travel is also being restricted and ... Read More »

Delta, American slash flights amid coronavirus travel slump; United warns of first-quarter loss | Forbes

Delta Air Lines and American Airlines have announced that they will be cutting back on the number of flights offered due to the coronavirus. Delta is reducing system capacity by 15% and American Airlines will cut back during their summer season by 10%. United Airlines also shared recent data showing that the number of flight bookings in the U.S. has dropped as ... Read More »

Boeing shares plunge on coronavirus, 737 MAX wiring bundle setback | Reuters

Boeing shares have dropped by over 12% as of Monday following the increasing spread of the coronavirus and a wiring bundle issue with the grounded 737 MAX aircraft. U.S. regulators have recently disagreed with Boeing on the safety of the wiring bundle after multiple aircraft crashes led the company to ground the jet. Shares have not been this low since ... Read More »