Matteo Renzi, leader of the Italia Viva party who led the country from 2014 to 2016, called for factories to be reopened by Easter and for millions of children to return to classrooms on May 4 to ease the pressure on hard-hit families and the economy. … [Read more...] about Darkest day yet for France as a record 499 people die from coronavirus in last 24 hours
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The channel has around 1.46 lakh followers, including doctors, nurses, ASHAs and gram panchayat members. Over the next two days, the government plans to reach out to 60,000 people who are part of the village-level task force via the channel. Topics that will be addressed include social distancing and rules to follow during quarantine. … [Read more...] about A YouTube channel to train healthcare personnel on COVID-19
NEW DELHI: Railways is scrambling to provide information regarding thousands of passengers who travelled on five trains with people who participated in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi, many of whom have tested positive. All these trains began from Delhi between March 13 and March 19 - the Duronto Express to Guntur in Andhra Pradesh, the Grand Trunk Express to Chennai, the Tamil Nadu Express to Chennai, New Delhi-Ranchi Rajdhani Express and the AP Sampark Kranti Express. While there are yet no definite numbers with the railways on the actual number of people who could have come in contact with the participants of this event, sources say that each train carried around 1000-1200 passengers and other staff members which could put them all at risk. State officials said that the railways is providing lists of passengers to the district authorities which are being compared to the list of participants of the event to ensure contact tracing. Of the contacts being traced, one is … [Read more...] about 5 trains, thousands of passengers under scanner over travelling with Tablighi Jamaat participants
ANMI, an association representing nearly 900 brokerages, has submitted a letter to the market regulator Sebi seeking a reduction in market hours to 10 am to 2 pm. At present, the market opens at 9.15 am and closes at 3.30 pm. The request has come following a move by commodity exchanges to cut the trade timing to 5 pm in the evening from 10.30 pm earlier. ANMI had earlier sought closing of stock exchanges for at least two days, in case all states do not declare stockbroking services as essential. Sebi had later asked states, union territories to ensure the smooth functioning of capital and debt markets. ANMI said that despite the best efforts by all financial institutions to minimise disruption of services, it has met with partial success due to a host of factors, which include the fact that not all states have issued a notification declaring stockbroking as 'essential,' making it difficult for staff to reach workplaces. The association said that due to the erratic settlement … [Read more...] about Lockdown effect: ANMI urges Sebi to cut trading hours to 10 am-2 pm
“Overwork is a prevalent problem threatening the health and safety of workers worldwide. To our knowledge, this study is the first to show that long working hours are associated with hypothyroidism,” said lead researcher Young Ki Lee from National Cancer Centre in South Korea. … [Read more...] about Here’s how long working hours can cause underactive thyroid
Pune Forty-six cases were reported as on Tuesday. The first two positive cases in Maharashtra were reported from Pune on March 9. Pune Municipal Corporation's chief health officer Dr Ramchandra Hankare said one COVID-19 patient died of multi-organ failure in a private hospital on Monday. Barring two people who are critical, rest of all the patients are stable and recuperating in the hospitals, he said. So far 3,500 people including those who have foreign travel history, their close contacts have been "home quarantined". According to officials, 2,216 passengers are under surveillance. Of these, 1,403 have completed their 14-day incubation period and 813 are still under active surveillance. Untitled Carousel 52-year-old passes away in Pune due to COVID-19, death toll in Maharashtra reaches 9A 52-year-old coronavirus patient passed away on Monday afternoon in Pune. With this, the death toll in Maharashtra due to the viral infection reached nine. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: The 10 hotspots across the country
Gail Emrick, a lifelong Southern Arizona is the executive director of the Southeast Arizona Area Health Education Center in Nogales, Arizona, and serves on the Binational Health Council of Ambos Nogales. She is a 2016 Public Voices Fellow and was awarded 2014 Border Health Employee of the Year by the Secretary of Health, Sonora. … [Read more...] about Protect our health care workers — halt border wall construction
Although the cranes keep operating and the trucks keep rolling, the construction industry isn’t immune from the ripple effects of much of the work world scaling back. Ken Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America, said in a recent call with reporters that more than one quarter of the firms that responded to an online survey have had projects canceled or shut down. … [Read more...] about Colorado construction industry keeps going amid postponed projects, deliveries because of coronavirus
However, switching to a blended system, with lower-speed service between San Francisco and San Jose, would also make it virtually impossible to meet the 160-minute travel time between San Francisco and Los Angeles that had been promised in the 2008 ballot measure. … [Read more...] about Is California high speed rail still a ‘train to nowhere’?
In lieu of racial bias training, what if Starbucks instead decided to offer a one-day short course on site-specific histories of white supremacy? Since the majority of Starbucks’s employees are white (both at the executive and non-executive level), perhaps it would be useful if Starbucks architected its curriculum on the very histories that give rise to racial profiling and racially motivated microaggressions in the first place? What could be on the curriculum in Philadelphia? … [Read more...] about Starbucks Closed Its Stores for Unconscious-Bias Training. Here’s What It Should Have Taught Instead.