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Anthony Fauci: ‘We have got to double down’ to fight Covid

Anthony Fauci: ‘We have got to double down’ to fight Covid

World
Dr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious diseases expert, says the country needs to "double down" on public health measures such as mask-wearing and social distancing.Speaking to Chatham House on Thursday, he warned that the cold weather makes for a "challenging and ominous situation".His comments come as the US is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases, with more than 100,000 new cases per day for the past week.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - World
Radiation levels on moon more than double those on space station

Radiation levels on moon more than double those on space station

Science
Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Radiation levels on the surface of the moon are 2.6 times greater than those measured on the International Space Station, according to a new study. NASA intends to put the first woman on the moon by 2024 -- and the first man since 1972. Earlier this week, the space agency released new details about its Artemis program, including its decision to target a landing spot on the lunar South Pole near Shackleton Crater. Advertisement Regardless of where NASA's lunar landers touch down, Artemis astronauts will need to protect themselves from increased radiation levels. Using the Lunar Lander Neutron and Dosimetry, or LND, scientists were able to, for the first time, measure radiation levels on the lunar surface. Scientists shared the first-of-their-kind measurements in a new pa...
Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool: Sadio Mane nets double against 10-man Blues

Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool: Sadio Mane nets double against 10-man Blues

Sports
Liverpool delivered a powerful statement of intent about their desire to retain the Premier League title with a comfortable dismissal of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on another nightmare day for keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.Jurgen Klopp's champions were already in complete control even before Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen was correctly shown a red card on the stroke of half-time.Referee Paul Tierney initially opted for a yellow card but reviewed Christensen's desperate challenge on Sadio Mane as he raced on to Jordan Henderson's pass.Mane then punished Chelsea with two swift goals after the break to confirm Liverpool's vast superiority, the second of which was the result of another calamity for Kepa.Mane headed in Roberto Firmino's cross after 50 minutes then chased down Kepa, whose botch...

Transfer news LIVE: Barcelona want Liverpool ace Salah, Tottenham’s double striker swoop, Manchester United in shock Bale move, Leeds eye Chelsea wonderkid

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news, rumours and gossip with the summer window now open… LATEST TRANSFER NEWS Premier League done deals: Every completed signing in summer 2020 transfer window Arsenal ‘accept £20m bid’ from Aston Villa for Emiliano Martinez, goalkeeper set for medical in next 24 hours Kevin De Bruyne […] talkSPORT

E-shoppers double amid pandemic to 42% of urban active internet users: Study

Finance
(This story originally appeared in on Aug 29, 2020)Bengaluru: The consumer base of e-commerce shoppers has doubled to 42 per cent of urban active internet users in India over the last three months (amid the Covid-19 pandemic), according to a study by consulting firm Kantar. Nearly 50 per cent of these are new users of e-commerce coming from tier-1 and -2 cities. For new shoppers, Amazon and Google have emerged as the preferred discovery platforms before making purchases. In contrast, before the virus outbreak in India, just 22 per cent of the urban active internet users had shopped online. In 2019, India had 309 million urban active internet users, the report said. This would translate to about 130 million users having shopped online. While e-commerce sales have surpassed pre-Covid level...