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Facts you need to know about Hantavirus

March 24, 2020
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           The country where the pandemic COVID-19 started just started recovering when a report surfaced that a new virus has hit China. The man died on a chartered bus and later tested positive of Hantavirus. The other passengers were also tested for the virus. The news immediately went viral in social media and has spread fears […]

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Baby Named Corona After Novel Virus

March 23, 2020
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           The girl’s uncle, Nitesh Tripathi, decided to name the baby after the deadly virus because it has unified the world on one issue “Symbol Of Unity” . A newborn girl in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, has been named Corona, after the Coronavirus pandemic that has affected millions worldwide. She was born on Sunday. The baby, born […]

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Age, Sex, Existing Conditions of COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

March 15, 2020
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           There are two sources that provide age, sex, and comorbidity statistics: The Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission published on Feb. 28 by WHO, [2] which is based on 55,924 laboratory confirmed cases. The report notes that “The Joint Mission acknowledges the known challenges and biases of reporting crude CFR early in an epidemic” (see also our discussion on: How to calculate […]

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Countries where COVID-19 has spread (15 March 2020)

March 15, 2020
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           156 Countries and Territories around the world have reported a total of 162,699 confirmed cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 that originated from Wuhan, China, and a death toll of 6,069 deaths. Country Cases Deaths Region China 80,849 3,199 Asia Italy 21,157 1,441 Europe Iran 12,729 611 Asia South Korea 8,162 75 Asia Spain 6,391 196 Europe Germany 4,599 […]

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Tom Longboat: Canada’s ‘Greatest Long-Distance Runner’ Overcame Racism and Set Records

June 4, 2018
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           Monday’s Google Doodle celebrates Tom Longboat, a Canadian long distance runner who became the first member of a First Nations community to win the Boston Marathon. Born in 1887 on the Six Nations reserve in Ontario, Longboat was a member of the Onondaga Nation. His indigenous name was Cogwagee, meaning “Everything.” As a child, Longboat lived in […]

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Guatemala volcanic eruption sends lava into homes, kills at least 38

June 4, 2018
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           Dozens were killed after a fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, blanketing homes and roads with ash that dogged rescue efforts. The death toll has risen to 38, Reuters reported Monday, citing Guatemala’s disaster agency. Two million people have been affected by the volcano, the agency said. At least 20 people […]

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104-year-old scientist David Goodall ‘welcomes death’ at Swiss clinic

May 10, 2018
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           A 104-year-old Australian scientist who had campaigned for the legalization of assisted dying in his home country has ended his life at a Swiss clinic, a representative from the pro-euthanasia group Exit International said. David Goodall, a respected botanist and ecologist, died Thursday at the Life Circle clinic in Basel, Switzerland, after administering a lethal […]

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Under 16? Apologies, you’re presently prohibited from WhatsApp in Europe

April 25, 2018
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           The informing stage, which is claimed by Facebook (FB), is climbing its base client age in Europe to 16 from 13 so as to consent to an extreme new information security law. The lower age limit stays set up for whatever is left of the world. WhatsApp said it was refreshing its terms of administration […]

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Gmail is getting a massive update today: Gmail now gives you a chance to send messages that self-destruct, refresh additionally incorporates a ‘nap’ choice

April 25, 2018
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           Gmail is getting its first real refresh since 2011, with update went for organizations to enable them to keep secretive data secure. In any case, everyone will have the capacity to get to the new Gmail that begins to continuously end up accessible on Wednesday. Here are six of the fundamental highlights, some accessible immediately, […]

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