What is disinformation?

What is disinformation?

Wikipedia defines disinformation as “false or misleading information that is spread deliberately to deceive.” This information which may be misleading but can also be unintentional. Disinformation has been around before the COVID-19 pandemic but it has increased during the crisis. During COVID-19, the United National Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) developed a policy brief […]

Major League Soccer COVID-19 Testing Update – July 8, 2020

Major League Soccer COVID-19 Testing Update – July 8, 2020

NEW YORK (July 8, 2020) – Major League Soccer today provided an update on the results of COVID-19 testing. During the period from July 7-8, 1,888 players, coaches, referees, club staff, league staff and other individuals who are part of the MLS is Back Tournament delegation at the host hotel in Florida have been tested for COVID-19. Of that group, […]

COVID-19 and populations at risk update

COVID-19 and populations at risk update

Based on a detailed review of available evidence to date, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has updated and expanded the list of who is at increased risk for getting severely ill from COVID-19. Older adults and people with underlying medical conditions remain at increased risk for severe illness, but now CDC has further defined age- […]

NFL setting a path to reopen facilities

NFL setting a path to reopen facilities

A memo this Wednesday, from Commissioner Roger Goodell of the NFL, laid the foundation on how team facilities should reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Goodell sought the counsel of government officials concerning the planning of safety measures such as an infection response team and measures that include social distancing for the planning of reopening of […]

COVID-19 Data Breach

COVID-19 Data Breach

The British company Hammersmith Medicines Research (HMR) was attacked by the group behind the Maze ransomware attacks. Hammersmith was a standby facility that would perform medical trials on COVID-19 vaccines that have been created. According to Hammersmith’s website, since 1993, they have conducted over 650 early-phase trials. With an average of 30-40 trials per year, […]

COVID-19 Impacts on Sports

Olympic athletes are facing their most difficult test: planning for the future!

COVID-19 Impacts on Sports

The world has been in a frenzy since learning about the Coronavirus/COVID-19 during the past few months. The initial outbreak started in the city of Wuhan in China on December 2019. The topic has received plenty of news coverage from 24-hour news channels to mainstream Internet news websites. It is the topic of government meetings […]