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WhatsApp Reduces Forward Message Limit to 1 Chat at a Time to Curb Fake News During COVID-19 Outbreak

WhatsApp Usage Increased by 40 Percent Due to Coronavirus Outbreak: Kantar

With a view to limit the circulation of fake news and misinformation through its platform, WhatsApp on Tuesday narrowed down the limit of frequently forwarded messages to one chat at a time. This comes as an update to the existing limit that was allowing users to forward a message for …

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WhatsApp puts limits on message forwarding to curb COVID-19 misinformation

WhatsApp puts limits on message forwarding to curb COVID-19 misinformation

Starting today, WhatsApp messages can only be forwarded to one chat at a time. What you need to know WhatsApp is tackling the spread of misinformation on its platform by putting limits on message forwarding. Starting today, users can only forward messages to one chat at a time. WhatsApp is …

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WhatsApp Launches Coronavirus Information Hub, Donates $1 Million to Help Curb COVID-19 Misinformation

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WhatsApp on Wednesday announced the launch of a dedicated webpage that it calls the WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to highlight how the instant messaging app can be used at the time …

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Computerization May Not Curb Medical Tests, Costs

For Older Women, Mammograms Every 2 Years Found as Good as Annual Test

TUESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — Doctors are more likely to order imaging and other diagnostic lab tests for their patients if they have computer access to the test results, according to a new study. Although this technology was intended to reduce costs and increase efficiency, researchers from Harvard Medical …

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Google Restricts Visitors to its Offices, Conducts Online Job Interviews to Curb Coronavirus Risk

Google Restricts Visitors to its Offices, Conducts Online Job Interviews to Curb Coronavirus Risk

Google on Monday began restricting visits to its offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco and New York as it ramped up precautions against the deadly novel coronavirus. The added measure was enacted as word went out that Apple had joined the list of technology firms advising employees to work from …

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Could More Paid Sick Leave Curb Coronavirus?

News Picture: One Key Way to Curb Coronavirus Spread: More Paid Sick Leave

Latest Infectious Disease News THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — As the coronavirus makes its way across America, imagine you are a waitress with no paid sick leave and children at home. Rather than falling ill from a case of COVID-19, your biggest worry is losing pay, …

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Could ‘Cardio-Obstetrics’ Curb Rise in Pregnancy-Related Deaths?

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TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — More collaboration between cardiologists and obstetricians could help curb the nation’s soaring death rate among pregnant women, according to a new report urging more team-based care for these vulnerable mothers. Pregnant women in the United States have a higher risk of …

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Quit-Smoking Drug May Also Curb Drinking

Study Finds Chantix Makes Drinking Alcohol Less Enjoyable By Brenda Goodman, MAWebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Feb. 15, 2012 — A drug that helps people stop smoking may also cut alcohol cravings, a new study shows. The drug Chantix works by blocking nicotine receptors in the …

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Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb ‘High-Risk’ Prostate Cancers

News Picture: Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb

FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Drugs that many men with prostate cancer might already be taking — cholesterol-lowering statins — may help extend their survival if they have a “high-risk” form of the disease, new research suggests. High-risk patients include men with high blood levels of prostate specific …

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Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb Prostate Cancers

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Drugs that many men with prostate cancer might already be taking — cholesterol-lowering statins — may help extend their survival if they have a “high-risk” form of the disease, new research suggests. High-risk patients include men …

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