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Bill Gates from his 66,000 square feet mansion:”We can’t restart the economy soon” because “there are piles of bodies out there”

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and a well known philanthropist, shared his view on risks involved in restarting the economy. Bill Gates oposed the idea during a TED interview with Chris Anderson, saying that “there really is no middle ground, and it’s very tough to say to people, ‘Hey, keep going to restaurants, go […]

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Ford will use F150 parts and 3D printing to produce Air-Purifying Respirators

Dearborn, Michigan – Ford Works, 3M and GE Healthcare will build ventilators, faceshields and respirators using off-the shelf parts such as “fans from the Ford F-150’s cooled seats for airflow, 3M HEPA air filters to filter airborne contaminants such as droplets that carry virus particles and portable tool battery packs to power these respirators for […]

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CEO of 3M:” more than 500,000 respirators are on the way to NYC and Seattle”

Maplewood based 3M says it has ramped up its production of N95 respirators to 35 million per month in the United States, 90 % of which are designated for healthcare workers. Worldwide, 3M says it has doubled its global output of the N95 respirators of more than 100 million per month. Below is the statement […]

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Delta Air Lines flight attendants refuse to offer disinfectant wipes to passengers in economy class

With COVID-19 outbreak continuing to spread, almost all airlines are giving their best to help stranded travelers, from issuing refunds to taking precautions to sanitize and prevent the virus from spreading. Economy class passengers aboard Delta Air Lines flight from Minneapolis to Winnipeg Manitoba were denied disinfectant wipes, just because they were sitting in cheapest […]

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PepsiCo to hire 6,000 new employees and to provide a free COVID-19 testing along with reimbursement of $100 a day for child care

PURCHASE, N.Y., /PRNewswire/ — PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) (NASDAQ: PEP) (“PepsiCo”) today announced it will provide enhanced benefits to all U.S.-based employees and additional compensation to U.S. frontline employees – the women and men who make, move and sell products – amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The additional compensation covers more than 90,0000 frontline employees […]

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Russian infectious disease specialist hides trip to Europe and gets infected with coronavirus

The main infectious disease specialist of the Stavropol Territory became infected with the coronavirus. It is reported by Russian Telegram channel Baza. In early March, Irina Sannikova went to Spain, but she hid the fact that she took the trip and did not comply with quarantine. Moreover, after returning, she managed to give several lectures […]

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Five UK tourists catch Coronavirus in a French ski resort called Contaminated Mount of Joy

Five new cases of coronavirus are registered in France. The Minister of Health announced on Saturday February 8 that four adults and one child were infected with coronavirus 2019-nCoV (now renamed to NCP). They stayed in a chalet in Contamines-Montjoie (Contaminated Mount of Joy) in Haute-Savoie region. It is a two apartments chalet, where eleven […]

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Chinese authorities give new name to Wuhan coronavirus

Chinese authorities have introduced a new temporary official name for an acute respiratory disease, which was previously known as coronavirus nCoV-019. According to the China State Health Committee, this new disease will now be called NCP or “Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia.” The decision of the Chinese authorities was announced at a press conference by representatives of […]

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Florida man has saved 864 lives after donating 100 gallons of blood over 43 years

A man from Port St. Lucie has saved the lives of 864 people. Since 1976, 73-year-old James Michelini has donated blood and platelets every second Wednesday. After 43 years, he has made his initial target of 10 gallons ten times. He lived in Connecticut when he began donating and had already made 35 gallons by […]