Daily Archives: April 7, 2020

Premier League chief defends clubs’ ‘restraint’ in their furloughing of staff | Football

The chief executive of the Premier League, Richard Masters, has defended the furloughing of staff, claiming clubs have been acting with “restraint” as he warned of a “very real threat” of some top-flight sides going bust because of the coronavirus crisis. In a striking letter to the select committee of …

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Prioritizing Transplants When Other Surgeries Are on Hold

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 06, 2020 — Currently, living donors are urged to go ahead with the preliminary steps in the process remotely, but in-person appointments and transplants are largely on hold. Deceased-donor transplantations — deemed essential surgeries — are moving forward, but surgeons …

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The Fiver | They would do anything (furlough) but they won’t do that | Football

Well?

KEEPING 220 YARDS APART There was celebration today after Liverpool decided to furlough the idea of furloughing their employees, giving in to an outcry from fans, former players and over-opinionated media types with too many column inches to fill now there’s no sport on. There has been no word yet …

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Don’t Miss These (Rare) Discounts on the MacBook Air, Surface Pro 7

Don't Miss These (Rare) Discounts on the MacBook Air, Surface Pro 7

Struggling to choose between the MacBook Air and Microsoft Surface Pro 7? One thing’s for sure: They’re both powerful beasts that can confidently trade blows with most desktops. It all boils down to personal preference. If you really want a MacBook but are operating with a limited budget, then the …

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Mother-Baby Separation for COVID-19 Not Evidence-Based

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

“There’s just no good evidence that we should be separating these moms and babies,” Eglash added. Kehl agrees. “When you consider the effects on maternal–infant bonding and how important evidence-based practices, like performing skin-to-skin and early breastfeeding initiation [are], in most cases those benefits outweigh the risk of infection,” …

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Medical Societies Issue Bold Statement of Physician Support

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 05, 2020 — At least one physician has been fired for speaking out about the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) in his hospital. Another was informed he couldn’t wear a mask brought from home for fear of scaring the patients. …

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April 7, 2020 — A roundup of the latest news about COVID-19

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We’ve had 5,000 more deaths in just five days; the curve may be flattening in New York; and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in intensive care. Here’s the latest news on COVID-19 in the U.S. and around the world: As of this morning, more than 1,360,000 cases have …

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OnePlus 8 Pro will have slightly crazy 30W wireless charging

OnePlus 8 Pro will have slightly crazy 30W wireless charging

Leaks have already indicated that the OnePlus 8 Pro will support wireless charging (though the smaller 8 probably won’t), and today the company has revealed some of the specs behind its wireless charging solution. The new Warp Charge 30 Wireless spits 30W — that’s the same power as OnePlus’ wired …

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Xiaomi Turns 10: A Timeline of How the Tech Giant Evolved Through the Years

Xiaomi Turns 10: A Timeline of How the Tech Giant Evolved Through the Years

Xiaomi – a widely regarded Chinese electronics company – has become a well-known name in the smartphone market globally. The company had gained some popularity as the Apple of China in its early days, but with its expanded presence in regions including India, it was able to become a household …

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Should you buy a Chromebook?

Should you buy a Chromebook?

A few months ago, we wrote that Chrome OS has stalled out. We said that the operating system ran into some dead ends that would be hard to back out of, and that many promised features were still broadly missing. But that doesn’t mean that Chromebooks aren’t a viable option …

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