Irish technology Nursing home infection rates ‘quite unpredictable’, says HSE official

It is “quite unpredictable” why Covid-19 is “particularly virulent in one particular facility versus another,” a senior HSE adviser for older persons has said. “We won’t really know until we are well out the other end as to what was different in one facility versus another, the characteristics of the residents in those facilities, the…

Irish technology Coronavirus: Pace of manufacturing decline slowed in May

Irish manufacturing’s collapse continued in the face of coronavirus restrictions last month, but at a slower pace than in April, according to figures released on Tuesday. The AIB Ireland Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) shows the industry fell sharply in May as the Republic remained under a Government-mandated lockdown meant to contain the spread of…

Euro technology A CEO who manages 8 airports reveals how the airport experience will likely change

Airports are using their downtime inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic to envision their role in the future. Jorge Roberts, CEO of AvPORTS, told Business Insider that he believes the role of airports will be expanded to help ward against the spread of COVID-19.Autonomous and biometric technologies will also become more widespread even after a vaccine is…