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AFL and players agree to pay deal during coronavirus shutdown | Sport

The bitter stand-off between the AFL and its players has ended, with players agreeing to a 50 per cent pay cut until the end of May owing to the coronavirus shutdown. They are also prepared to play games until December to ensure the season is completed. In an agreement reached …

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Live Coronavirus News Updates and Coverage

Live Coronavirus News Updates and Coverage

Earlier this week, the country surpassed the case totals in China and Italy. The number of known cases has risen rapidly in recent days, as testing ramped up after weeks of widespread shortages and delays. On Friday, President Trump signed into law a $2 trillion measure designed to respond to …

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In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands Apart

In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands Apart

STOCKHOLM — When the coronavirus swept into the Scandinavian countries, Norway and Denmark scrambled to place extensive restrictions on their borders to stem the outbreak. Sweden, their neighbor, took a decidedly different path. While Denmark and Norway closed their borders, shut restaurants and ski slopes and told all students to …

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Lockdown Cooking: Karisma Kapoor Bakes A Cake For The Family; Do You Feel Like Baking One Too? (Recipe Inside)

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Highlights Celebrities are spending quality times with their family Karisma Kapoor bakes a cake for family Chocolate cake can any day lift your mood Amidst the lock-downs and self-isolation, people everywhere are barring themselves from stepping out of the houses; as a result they are spending quality time with the …

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COVID-19: Cognizant to Give 25 Percent Extra Pay to Some India Employees Amid Lockdown

COVID-19: Cognizant to Give 25 Percent Extra Pay to Some India Employees Amid Lockdown

Cognizant Technology Solutions will pay an extra 25 percent of base pay to some employees in India and the Philippines as a majority of its offshore workforce work from home amid the coronavirus pandemic, taking on extra work, Chief Executive Officer Brian Humphries said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked …

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A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus

A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus

The 64-year-old patient arrived at a hospital in Brooklyn with symptoms looking like those seen in patients having a serious heart attack. An electrocardiogram revealed an ominous heart rhythm. The patient had high blood levels of a protein called troponin, a sign of damaged heart muscle. Doctors rushed to open …

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Shielding the Fetus From the Coronavirus

Shielding the Fetus From the Coronavirus

Newborns and babies have so far seemed to be largely unaffected by the coronavirus, but three new studies suggest that the virus may reach the fetus in utero. Even in these studies, the newborns seemed only mildly affected, if at all — which is reassuring, experts said. And the studies …

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Respirator Masks – In Short Supply

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — As the coronavirus pandemic stresses the U.S. health care system, personal protective equipment — including high-tech masks — are in desperately short supply. But a new study suggests an innovative solution: Reusable respirators typically used by construction …

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Shortages Looming for Respirators, Masks, Gowns

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

They’re also planning to use hydrogen peroxide mist to disinfect respirators, Steed said. These shortages also include many sanitizers and cleaning products upon which facilities rely to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Hand sanitizer is in short supply at more than one in four facilities. About 3% are …

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