The United States is in the grips of two epidemics, each of which will claim an untold number of lives: COVID 19 and gun violence.In the early weeks of the COVID 19 outbreak in the U.S., Americans were sent into a panic. People were becoming ill. Grocery stores were being left with empty shelves. Entire cities were being shut down. All of it, because there was an unknown fear hanging overhead.
Digital payments experienced a surge in India during July 2020. UPI transactions increased by 11% month over month to $38.7 billion in July.Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is an instant real time payment system that has been created by India ''s National Payments Corporation.
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Sorry you must be at least 19 years of age to consume this content.LONDON (Reuters) Scotland''s government advised on Friday against non essential travel to Greater Manchester and other parts of northern England which faced new lockdown restrictions due to an upsurge in cases of COVID 19, and told people from those areas to stay away.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the alleged attempt to topple his government stopped and said he is open to welcoming back the Congress rebels led by Sachin Pilot. (PTI)
Lars brings on Mike Gonzalez, Senior Fellow at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy to discuss the origin of identity politics and how it ''s shaping America. In Gonzalez ''s book, The Plot to Change America, he ”exposes the myths that help identity politics perpetuate itself. The book will also reveal what really has happened, explain why it is urgent to change course, and offer a strategy to do so. ” Listen below for more.
Apple surged over 10 percent to a record high on Friday after reporting blockbuster quarterly results, helping the iPhone maker eclipse Saudi Aramco to become the world''s most valuable publicly listed company. Apple''s stock ended the session at $425.04 (roughly Rs. 31,800), putting its market capitalisation at $1.82 trillion (roughly Rs. 1.3 crore crores), according to the share count provided by Apple in a regulatory filing on Friday.It was Apple''s largest one day percentage gain since March 13, and it added $172 billion (roughly Rs. 1.2 crore crores) in market capitalisation during the session, greater than the entire stock market value of Oracle.
The Health authorities in the country of France have confirmed that there is a gradual increase of 54% in the number of new Corona virus cases across the mainland of France since the last week and the rise is covered by all age groups but the public health authority said that the rise was more particularly worrying and is a measure of concern in those human beings who aged between 20 and 30 and there was also an hike in the number of patients who are admitted to the hospital infected by the novel Corona virus, and the figures also show that for those who require intensive care have also been increased for the first time in 16 weeks.As France was prepared or ready for a heatwave, the people were being urged to keep their face coverings on in spite of the soaring temperatures that is expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius or 104 degrees Fahrenheit in some areas in France.
Apple became the world ''s most valuable company Friday, dethroning state oil giant Saudi Aramco, and Amazon founder CEO Jeff Bezos saw his net worth surge as stocks jumped following a round of stellar tech earnings.
There are many ways of treating lung cancer. But the procedure that a doctor will ultimately adopt depends on a lot of things like the type of lung cancer and how far it has spread. People with non small cell lung cancer are often treated with surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and targeted therapy. Sometimes, a combination of these treatments may also be used. People with small cell lung cancer are usually treated with radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Today, on the occasion of World Lung Cancer Day, it is important to raise awareness about the various treatments options that are available to people today. It is an ongoing effort of scientists to develop better treatment procedures that will lead to better outcomes. Also Read World Lung Cancer Day 2020: Types and symptoms of lung cancerBut it is important to know that early detection and timely treatment is essential. According to Dr Surender Kumar Dabas, Senior Director amp; HOD, Surgical Oncology amp; Robotic Surgery, BLK Super Specialty Hospital, Due to the COVID 19 scare, patients with lung cancer symptoms are avoiding visiting the hospitals. This comes in the way of an early diagnosis. At the same time, those recently diagnosed are postponing their treatment commencement and those already on treatment are either skipping their chemotherapy or delaying their surgery. He goes on to add that the situation is further compounded by the overlap of symptoms of lung cancer vis a vis COVID 19. This, in turn, means that an early stage curable cancer will eventually advance to a later stage incurable one due to lack of timely treatment intervention. Also Read World Lung Cancer Day 2020: Can diabetes increase your risk of this condition?
Women receiving treatment for ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancers in New York City are not at increased risk of hospitalization or death during COVID 19, according to a study. The study showed that 54% of the women required hospitalization and among these, 25% died, for an overall death rate of 14%. The researchers noted these data are comparable to the results of another study, which showed a 21% death rate among all 5,700 hospitalized patients with COVID 19 in the city, who were mostly male (60%) and at greater risk of the disease, researchers say. Moreover, the results further showed having late stage gynecologic cancer, cancer surgery, or high dose chemotherapy also did not increase a woman s risk of dying from COVID 19.According to a study, the rate of overscreening for certain cancers is high, notably for women living in metropolitan areas. Women living in metropolitan areas were more likely to be overscreened for colorectal cancer, cervical cancer, and breast cancer. Overscreening was more common among women with a usual source of care, compared to those who did not have one, for cervical cancer and breast cancer. Women with good, very good, or excellent self reported health, compared to those with fair or poor self reported health, also had higher rates of overscreening for cervical cancer and breast cancer. Other factors associated with overscreening for cervical and breast cancers were an educational attainment greater than a high school diploma, compared to a high school diploma or less, and being married or living as married, compared to other marital status.
The Prime Minister addressed the nation today as a new Covid 19 lockdown aimed at preventing households mixing in private settings came into force across Greater Manchester.Boris Johnson, appearing alongside Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty, said the number of patients being admitted to hospital with coronavirus was falling, but apos;the prevalence of the virus in the community in England is likely to be rising for the first time since May apos;.
Coal s surge in the South Asian nation is symbolic of the difficult choice that the region s developing countries face as they seek affordable energy to support economic growth while trying to limit chronic air pollution. Asian demand is expected to support the commodity as its usage drops in most of the developed world in a transition to cleaner or renewable energy sources.Pakistan s coal fired power generation jumped 57% to a record in the fiscal year through June, according to data from the government s National Electric Power Regulatory Authority. Coal accounted for about a fifth of total output, backed by supplies from the country s first coal mine in its Thar region, developed as part of China s Belt and Road plan.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alleged the BJP ruled municipal Corporations have not paid a single rupee for the cow shelters in the last three years resulting in suffering to nearly 25,000 cattle in Delhi due to scarcity of food.Party s Public Account Committee member Durgesh Pathak on Thursday said that the COVID pandemic has devastated the lives of the citizens of Delhi and similarly, this disastrous pandemic has brought a lot of hardships for the animals.
Travellers arriving into England and Scotland from Luxembourg will have to isolate for two weeks after a surge in coronavirus cases.The Scottish government reimposed quarantine restrictions this afternoon after cases soared to 214.9 per 100,000 in Luxembourg.
Fortunately, Aditya MK, a transman from Bengaluru, could avail sex re assignment surgery in 2017 by utilising his company, a leading IT consulting firm;s insurance policy, that covered the cost up to Rs 3 lakh. ;I came out to my company at the end of December 2016 around the same time when they started introducing wellness policies that included the trans community. They supported me and I did not face any harassment,; said the 30 year old who quit to join another firm two months ago.It is only recently that the corporates have begun to expand their employee welfare schemes, aptly named #8216;diversity and inclusion policies ', to include employees from the LGBTQ spectrum. In a step forward for the LGBT community, such policies extend medical coverage, leave benefits besides establishing gender neutral washrooms and mandatory sensitisation drives.
A team at Nottingham Trent University and University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust is involved in the work, which they say could reduce invasive biopsies by about 70% and help identify patients needing urgent treatment or closer monitoring.The test is also more accurate than current methods in detecting prostate cancer and is able to confirm the stage of the disease with 99% accuracy.
The decision stoked hopes that old taboos about gender identity in China are slowly being laid to rest.Gao worked as a product director at the e commerce platform Dangdang. Then a man, she underwent gender change surgery in July 2018 to become a woman and was subsequently fired for taking two months off work to recuperate.