With the outbreak of coronavirus and rapid increase in the number of cases everyday, it has become extremely important to follow protective measures to avoid getting infected and diagnosed with COVID-19 as well as slowing down the spread among the people around.
WHO has released some infection prevention and control guidelines that need to be followed by people, With stakes of many lives at risk, the coronavirus pandemic can either be stopped by following personal protective guidelines or access to vaccines.
The vaccine is expected to be out by end of 2020 or mid ...
The outbreak of coronavirus has diagnosed more than a million patients worldwide. Soon the number of cases are going to exceed two million in the coming days.
It is estimated that the coronavirus is going to affect 60 to 80 percent of the total population of the world, but again, these are just estimates as nothing can be predicted in this time of uncertainty. We don’t know to what extent national restrictions, which vary wildly across the globe, will prevent or delay infections and deaths. Even the official coronavirus death tolls are only the estimates.
We are ...
Within a few weeks of the emergence of coronavirus in Wuhan and many countries around the world, the economy has been on a stand-still. The impact of coronavirus has put the world in uncertainty. The UN chief launched on Tuesday a new plan to counter the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, calling on everyone to “act together to lessen the blow to people”.
Even if the coronavirus spread reduces anytime sooner or later, the impact over the economy and society would last for a longer period. The government and organisations ...
Mumbai: The growing number of Coronavirus cases in India and around the world prompted Saurabh Gupta, founder of Earth5R, to go beyond the relief effort. Gupta stressed on the need to have a scientific approach to the relief effort.
This is why the idea to create fixed as well as movable isolation rooms came to his mind. Speaking to The Free Press Journal, Gupta added, “We have developed a technologically-driven isolation room which is ready to be deployed. There are two types of isolation rooms designed — movable and immovable.”
Gupta, who is working with a ...
The outbreak of coronavirus has caused disrupt to world economies and Earth5R has taken up the initiatives to create action-oriented training to combat and slow down the pandemic.
Saurabh Gupta came up with an idea for conducting COVID Training on Awareness, Response & Self Sustainability at a global scale.
Saurabh Gupta is the founder and CEO of Earth5R and a social entrepreneur who believes in inner and outer sustainability. Earth5R is an environmental organisation with a purpose to bridge the gap between action and talking. Earth5R is a global platform for the ...
The novel coronavirus pandemic, known as Covid-19, could not have been more predictable. Over the past 15 years, there has been no shortage of articles and white papers issuing dire warnings that a global pandemic involving a new respiratory disease was only a matter of time.
It's important to look back in history and learn from it.
Scientists and medical researchers have for years have differed over the exact definition of a pandemic (is it a pandemic, or an epidemic), but one thing everyone agrees on is that the word describes the widespread occurrence of ...
CIVID Coronavirus outbreak could be the wake-up call World needs!
The impact of the coronavirus/ COVID outbreak, which has turned China’s vibrant cities into ghost towns overnight, is now being felt globally, with supply chains disrupted for everything from iPhones to automobiles.
Already projected to have a more severe impact than the 2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak, China is now threading a fine line between managing a potentially deadly health epidemic, and keeping its economy afloat.
But while the business world scrambles to ...
“Respect the history that you have inherited and create a way to sustainably pass it on to future generations.
In France, food waste is quite a big issue and even though the government is taking steps to curb it, there is quite a long way to go. Every year 10 million tons of food is either lost or wasted in the country, costing the French 16 billion euros per year. The negative impact on the environment is also shocking. This food waste emits 15.3 million tonnes of CO2, which represents 3% of the country’s total CO2 emission. (source: French Environment & Energy ...
Phuket, the most beloved tourist destination is recognized as one of the World’s Top 5 retirement destinations by Fortune Magazine. It offers unique experiences from beautiful white sand beaches and enticingly blue water to mouth-watering local cuisine and world-class diving opportunities. However, the exponential increase in the rate of incoming tourists that the island witnessed from 3 million visitors in 2003 to a whopping 13 million in 2013 has taken a toll on the island’s local ecosystem especially in the last 7 years according to reports.
In February 2019, ...
India is urbanising faster than its urban planners can handle. We are building roads, bridges, fly-overs, factories, commercial complexes and also building and renovating our homes and residential properties (sometimes to upgrade the buildings or to take advantage of higher FSI regulations now allowed in many cities). But we do not pay sufficient heed to the construction and demolition (C&D) waste we generate, for example, bricks, concrete, stones, hard core subsoil, topsoil, timber, glass, gypsum, ceramics and also plastics. Neglecting this waste has consequences for ...