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sanitizer shortages by replacing a key ingredient — isopropanol, which was experiencing supply issues — with fuel-grade ethanol, which is readily available. The Georgia Tech team had been the recipient of a donation from insurance provider Aflac Inc., and they needed help getting their formula from the lab bench to the production floor.
Personal initiatives by a pediatrician and by researchers to make face shields for medical workers have transformed into an industry collaboration that by June had delivered 1.8 million shields to hospitals and other organizations around the country with plans to produce 2.5 million all total. A $2 million donation from Aflac Incorporated for personal protective equipment (PPE) financed the bulk of the shields.
COLUMBUS, Ga., July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - "As our country continues its long journey toward racial equality for all, the entire Aflac family mourns the loss of Congressman John Lewis — a true giant, unabashed pioneer of the civil rights movement, and constant stalwart for driving fairness and justice.
Amos and his wife, Kathleen, gave $1 million to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital. With an additional publicly-raised $900,000-plus, the result was a fifth-floor renovation with an additional 36 beds for COVID-19 patients and much needed mask and PPE purchases.
The Georgia Tech team garnered funding through a donation from insurer Aflac Incorporated allocated through the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI), a Georgia Tech affiliated non-profit organization that guides new experimental medical solutions to market. Aflac’s gift of $2 million through GCMI has also expedited the development, production, and purchase of other PPE to donate to health care workers.