In Wuhan, authorities have begun to control the number of people leaving and entering the city, according to state TV. Guards are keeping a 24-hour watch on the now closed Huanan seafood and animal market, suspected as the source of the outbreak. Large tour groups are barred and random spot checks are being conducted on vehicles coming in and out of the city to see whether they carry live animals. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Chinese hospitals not testing patients, say relatives
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Over time, ICU admissions for opioids rose: from 367 kids for the years 2004-2007, to 643 between 2012 and 2015. Most were teenagers, but about one-third were children younger than 6 -- who would have accidentally gotten their hands on someone's medication, Kane said. … [Read more...] about More kids landing in the hospital after opioid overdoses
And, after her farewells to on-screen husband John Thomson, insisting he visits the next time he’s in London (‘Stay at my house. Palatial, you’ll have your own wing,’ she jokes), Fay – who is très chic in a stylish frock with fancy handbag and not at all appearing like someone who has been tending a dog with the trots – sits down to her flat white with oat milk to do what she does best. Chat. … [Read more...] about Fay Ripley had cancer on TV – then had to go to visit dying dad in hospital
"We'll see what I call decomposition, the breaking down of professional work into its component parts," says leading legal futurist professor Richard Susskind. Susskind's forthcoming book Beyond the Professions, co-authored with his son Daniel Susskind, examines the transformations already underway across the sectors that once offered jobs for life. He predicts a process not unlike the division of labour that wiped out skilled artisans and craftsmen in the past: the dissolution of expertise into a dozen or more streamlined processes. … [Read more...] about Robot doctors, online lawyers and automated architects: the future of the professions?
The NSA and Microsoft said they had not seen any evidence that the flaw had previously been abused, but both urged Windows users to deploy the update as soon as possible. NSA official Anne Neuberger noted that operators of classified networks had already been prodded to install the update and everyone else should now “expedite the implementation of the patch.” … [Read more...] about Microsoft issues critical Windows security fix after tipoff from U.S. NSA