In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Intel Corporation announced that it will source and donate more than 1 million items of personal protective equipment – masks, gloves and other gear – to healthcare workers. The tech giant will donate masks, gloves, face shields and other gear that they have sourced from its factory stock and emergency supplies, and will continue to look for additional sources of personal protective equipment to donate as quickly as possible.
As new cases of COVID-19 are being confirmed across the globe, here’s what you need to know about the fast-spreading respiratory virus that causes it.
You’ve no doubt had your fill of conjecture and fear from media coverage of the coronavirus. From the Centers for Disease Control to our own Gov. Doug Ducey, we’re getting the latest news on the few who are affected and what the vast majority of us should be doing to take care of ourselves. What gives me cause for confidence is knowing the solutions to this situation will come through innovation.
TGen’s work in solving disease outbreaks and building genomic surveillance and detection systems. This work includes designing rapid, highly accurate and cost-effective tests for critical pathogens —such as Valley Fever, MRSA and other hospital superbugs, influenza, tuberculosis — finding and describing new disease pathogens, and detecting outbreaks at the earliest possible timepoints and tracking the evolution of these pathogens.