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Apple launches its online store in India – TechCrunch

For the first time in more than 20 years since Apple began its operations in India, the iPhone-maker has started selling its products directly to consumers in the world’s second largest smartphone market. Apple launched its online store in India on Wednesday, which in addition to offering nearly the entire line-up of its products, also…

Kentucky hospital CEO pleads with people to wear masks as the hospital fills up with Covid-19 patients – CNN

(CNN)As cases surge in Kentucky and Ohio, one hospital is begging residents to wear masks and practice social distancing, as it reaches capacity due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic."Our hospital is at capacity. We are working to open a third nursing unit to care for COVID patients," wrote Kristie Whitlatch, president and CEO of King's…

CDC Now Says COVID-19 Isn’t Airborne Threat. Scientists Say That’s Wrong. – HuffPost

Scientists are firing back at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after the federal agency on Monday reversed its identification of the coronavirus as an airborne virus, a conclusion that many experts say scientific evidence has supported for months now. The CDC’s brief recognition of the virus as being airborne on Friday was celebrated as long…

Kentucky doctor who urged mask-wearing early on dies after 4-month battle with Covid-19 – CNN

(CNN)A Kentucky doctor who urged people to wear masks early on in the coronavirus pandemic died after battling the disease for four months. Dr. Rebecca Shadowen was 62 years old when she died on September 11 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green in Kentucky where she was on staff. She was a specialist in…

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 117,910; Death toll now at 6,680 – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Sign up for our NewslettersRelated StoriesLatest NewsMore than 90,000 recoveries confirmedCoronavirus testing (AP)The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 117,910 as of Tuesday, including 6,680 deaths, state officials report.Tuesday’s update represents 504 new cases and 15 additional deaths, including three from a Vital Records review. On Monday, the…

Maine CDC announces new COVID-19 outbreaks in York County – WMTW Portland

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced it is investigating several new outbreaks in York County.Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah said there are 12 cases of the virus at Sanford High School. The high school has switched to remote learning due to the outbreak.It is the first outbreak involving a public school…

Hell Yes, It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot – Gizmodo

A bottle of influenza virus vaccine is seen at the CVS pharmacy’s MinuteClinic on December 4, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images)Friends: The time has come. It’s the first day of fall, and you can partially fill the coronavirus-vaccine-shaped hole in your heart by getting a flu shot.I got my flu shot…

Scientists develop model to determine which US states are in a second wave of coronavirus – Daily Mail

Scientists have developed a mathematical model to determine whether or not US states are in a 'second surge period' of coronavirus infections.Researchers from the University of Sydney, in Australia, looked at data and determined any state with a 'second spike' that is less than one-fifth of the first is not a true second wave because…

Montana reports 3 additional deaths, 275 new COVID-19 cases (Tuesday, Sept. 22) – KTVQ Billings News

Montana state health officials reported three additional deaths and 275 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, according to the Montana Response COVID-19 tracking map.The number of new cases reported Tuesday is the second highest single day reported. The highest single day number of new cases was reached on Sept. 18 when 293 cases were reported.The state…

28-year-old Houston doctor dies after battle with coronavirus, family says – CNN

(CNN)Adeline Fagan, a second year OBGYN resident living in Houston, died early Saturday after a couple months-long battle with Covid-19, her family announced in a post on a GoFundMe page established on her behalf. Fagan had just started her second year of residency in Houston when she got sick, the GoFundMe page said.While she mostly…

Airborne transmission: CDC abruptly removes guidance, says update ‘was posted in error’ – msnNOW

(CNN)The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday abruptly reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier."A draft version of proposed changes to these recommendations was posted in error to the agency's official website. CDC is currently updating its recommendations…

Coronavirus live updates: CDC flips on airborne virus spread; millions in danger of missing stimulus checks – CNBC

Ex-Goldman economist Jim O’Neill says China’s economy ‘well on the way’ to recover British economist Jim O'Neill told CNBC that China is "well on the way" to recover from the economic fallout of the pandemic.  He pointed to the latest Chinese consumer spending numbers as a sign of accelerating recovery in the world's second-largest economy.…
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