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Army solicits bids for wearable technology to detect COVID-19 in early stages

Army solicits bids for wearable technology to detect COVID-19 in early stages

Business
May 9 (UPI) -- The Army is requesting bids for a $ 25 million contract for wearable sensors to detect early symptoms of COVID-19. "There is a dire and urgent need for development of rapid, accurate wearable diagnostics to identify and isolate pre-symptomatic COVID-19 cases and track/prevent the spread of the virus," said the request for proposals issued this week. The RFP does not specify where on the body the device should be worn, and companies bidding for the contract were encouraged to make use of existing technology as much as possible. The RFP was issued by the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium, which collaborates with the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command. The device would allow military services to isolate service members with early symptoms so they can be...
Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

Sports
FOR THE BHOYS The keeper earned comparisons with Liverpool flop Loris Karius for his error Celtic are through to the Europa League knockout stages despite a 2-1 home defeat to Red Bull Salzburg in Group B. Brendan Rodgers’ men knew they could afford to get a draw and qualify as runners-up behind the already-qualified Austrian side. Brendan Rodgers applauds the home fans after the full time whistle However, the result in the Rosenborg and RB Liepzig game meant their 2-0 deficit would see them crash out. Craig Gordon’s intercepted throw was the pick of the goals, with fans comparing the Scot to Liverpool flop Loris Karius. But Tore Reginiussen’s equaliser for Rosenborg ensured the Scottish side did progress ...

Arsenal 0-0 Sporting Lisbon: Gunners reach Europa League knockout stages as Danny Welbeck sustains horrifying injury

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Arsenal sealed their place in the last 32 of the Europa League after playing out a goalless draw at home to Sporting Lisbon. However, the generally flat contest was massively overshadowed by a worrying injury to Danny Welbeck in the first-half – Stephan Lichtsteiner also came off with a hamstring injury after the break. MORE […] talkSPORT
Boys trapped in cave set to be rescued in stages

Boys trapped in cave set to be rescued in stages

World
The 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded Thailand cave are set to be rescued in stages. The group may be brought out at different times, depending on the health of each person, a Thai official said."All 13 may not come out at the same time. If the condition is right and if that person is ready 100%, he can come out," said Narongsak Osatanakorn, the Chiang Rai provincial governor.Mr Osatanakorn said the group are still recuperating and a daily evaluation is being made of their fitness.There will be no evacuation if there is any risk, he said. 0:51 ...
Sorrell stages comeback with Derriston deal

Sorrell stages comeback with Derriston deal

Business
Sir Martin Sorrell is to stage a dramatic comeback to the London stock market just six weeks after his sudden departure from WPP Group brought an end to the reign of the FTSE-100's longest-serving chief executive. Sky News can exclusively reveal that Sir Martin, one of Britain's best-known businessmen, is to take the helm at Derriston Capital, a listed cash shell, and use it as a vehicle to build a 'next-generation' marketing services group.Details of the WPP founder's plans, which will see him installed as Derriston's executive chairman, are likely to be disclosed in an announcement on Wednesday morning, although formal confirmation could be delayed.A source close to the situation said Derriston had provisionally agreed to acquire S4 Capital, a new entity established by Si...