“Right now, if you’re coming to Montgomery and need an ICU bed, you’re in trouble,” said the city mayor, Steven Reed. “If you come from Central Alabama and need an ICU bed, you may not be able to get one.”
The image is a harsh reminder of how extensive hospitals are in the United States and serves as a warning that health systems could loosen if states reopened too quickly and triggered a substantial second wave of infections.
“A permanent blockade is not a strategy for a healthy state or a healthy country. To protect the health of our people we must have a functioning economy,” said Trump.
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Q. Can UV light kill coronavirus?
While some UV light devices are used for hospital disinfection, UV light kills germs only under very specific conditions, including certain irradiation dosages and exposure times, said the World Health Organization. But UV light can also harm the body.
Two factors are needed to destroy a virus: UV light and intensity. If the light is bright enough to break a virus in a short time, it will be dangerous for people, said Donald Milton, a professor at the University of Maryland. UVA and UVB light both damage the skin. UVC light is safer for the skin, but will damage soft tissues such as the eyes.
WHAT IS IMPORTANT TODAY
The United States injects over $ 1 billion into the Oxford vaccine offering
The United States has decided to invest up to $ 1.2 billion in the British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, which works with the University of Oxford to develop a vaccine. Funding will be used as the trial advances to new stages, which increase the number and broaden the age group of people receiving the trial vaccine.
China has not set a growth target for the first time in decades
Comments were made at the annual National People’s Congress of China, where President Xi Jinping was seen, with other leaders, without a mask. Members of China’s top legislature were tested before the event, officials say.
The results of the Swedish “herd immunity” approach are available
The country’s leading epidemiologist said, however, that the number “fits quite well with the models we have” and was only slightly below the projections. Sweden has adopted a different strategy than other European nations, choosing to avoid a blockade and keep most schools, restaurants, salons and bars open, emphasizing personal responsibility for imposing strict restrictions.
Gravediggers climb while Brazil’s death toll exceeds 20,000
Savior or strong man? Millennial President of El Salvador
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- Salads are a no-no, so this chain has filled all of its grocery bar with beer, cereals and candy.
- Half of Facebook employees could be a remote worker within a decade, Mark Zuckerberg announcedtwo weeks after Twitter, some employees were able to work remotely “forever”.
- London Heathrow Airport is experimenting with thermal screening as the UK government plans to announce details of the 14-day quarantine measures for passengers who enter the country by air.
- Rehearsals are also taking place in the UK to see if a specially trained airport sniffer dogs could detect Covid-19 in travelers, even before symptoms appear.
- Coronavirus “immunity passports” are a terrible idea that coIt could backfire, experts warned.
- More than 1,200 pastors say they will challenge the California order at home and resume church services in person by May 31.
- When restaurants start to reopen, that’s itthe bartender Wed is feeding workers in need of food service.
THE BEST TIPS TODAY
The pandemic has affected meat supplies in some countries, so why not eat less meat? Take a page from the books of India, Indonesia, Ethiopia and Nigeria, where cooks could teach us a thing or two, since they have eaten without chips for hundreds or even thousands of years.
“The human race never reaches as much as when our shoulders are against the wall.” – Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN chief medical correspondent
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