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Author Archives: Anthony Vecchione

New Jerseyans weigh in on outbreak’s impact

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

A new poll conducted jointly by Rutgers, Northeastern and Harvard Universities, finds that 79 percent of respondents strongly approve the course charted by federal, state and local governments for the next 30 days that keep people at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Bayer joins agenda to address pandemic’s effects on vulnerable communities

Ascend, a nonprofit Pan-Asian membership organization for business professionals and executives in North America, launched the consortium with Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA), Catalyst, The Conference Board, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), National Organization on Disability (NOD), Out & Equal, Tanenbaum and more than 90 supporting companies.

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