Tag Archives: 2020

Americans Lost Future Life-Years in 2020: How Much Life Was Lost Depends on the Color of One’s Skin

Some people remark about 2020 being a “lost year” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. That happens to be a true statement, sadly not in jest: in the U.S., life expectancy at birth fell by one full year over the first half of 2020 compared with 2019, to 77.8 years. In 2019, life expectancy… Read More »

Network Operators Risk Missing “Massive Opportunity” To Drive Change Says Upstream at AfricaCom 2020

Upstream’s Chief Commercial Officer, Raul Martinez, outlines the importance of diversifying revenue streams & exploring digital trends to close Africa’s digital divide London, November 11, 2020 Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are missing a “massive opportunity” to bridge the digital gap in Africa as the COVID-19 pandemic alters the telecoms landscape. That’s according to mobile technology… Read More »

“Navigating maritime digital transformation relies on stable connectivity,” says KebNi ahead of CabSat 2020

“As the maritime industry invests 4.77 billion USD by 2025 on satellite communication to increase efficiency and improve services, sustaining a reliable internet connection is fundamental to every maritime asset”, says KebNi COO Claus Nielsen, ahead of CabSat 2020 next week Stockholm, Sweden, November 6th, 2020 – “The flow of data within maritime is revolutionising… Read More »

Courtney Dauwalter Wins Big’s Backyard Ultra 2020 With a Record-Tying 68 Loops

JEAN-PIERRE CLATOTGetty Images Courtney Dauwalter has won the 2020 Big’s Backyard Ultra, running 68 4.16667-mile loops, which ties the race record set in 2018. The 35-year-old outlasted a strong field that included Harvey Lewis, Amelia Boone, and Maggie Guterl. Belgium’s Karel Sabbe won the international competition, completing 75 loops. Courtney Dauwalter has captured the crown… Read More »

The Measles Outbreak Europe 2020 – Things You Need To Know

Measles is one of the infectious diseases that’s been causing health troubles for many nations including Europe. In 2019, the World Health Organization[1] announced significantly high measles cases reported in 42 countries of the European region. The worst-case number was 13 measles-related deaths in 3 countries: Romania, Albania, and Ukraine. The mortality rate in Ukraine,… Read More »