The Prague tournament - played among the top Czech men's and women's players but without fans and with ball boys and girls wearing gloves and face masks - was one of the first after professional tennis was suspended in early March as the world went into lockdown to contain the spread of the virus. … [Read more...] about Kvitova wins all-Czech tournament
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It could put Maker at a disadvantage against other prospects who can fall back on extensive video showreels, including Australian guard Josh Green, who played a year with the University of Arizona, as well as LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton, after their stints in Australia’s National Basketball League. … [Read more...] about Makur Maker has a big decision to make
On May 7 a bunch of samples arrived at the laboratory of the Department of Microbiology at Jhalawar Medical College. When opened a vial was found to have spilled, causing a major scare among the laboratory technicians. They refused to touch the samples for fear of infecting themselves. “The Head of the Department handled the situation brilliantly,” recounted Mr. Sihag, the Collector. Yogendra Tiwari, HOD Microbiology, laughed off the praise, but did admit to the fear hovering among the laboratory technicians. “The vials didn’t have screw-on caps, so one of them spilled its sample over the others, and one didn’t know whether it was an infected case. So I had to handle the whole bunch myself,” he said. He cleaned all the samples himself, and then decontaminated the entire laboratory. “We resumed work after fumigation, invalidated that sample, had it taken and tested again,” he added. About 292 samples were repeat tested, and only then was … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Pidawa in Rajasthan, an unheralded success in fight against COVID-19
The Chinese move against Hong Kong caught everyone off guard, according to a German government official with knowledge of the thinking in the Chancellery. That contributes to the dilemma Germany finds itself in. Merkel isn’t willing to join Donald Trump’s attacks, which include repeated references to Covid-19 as a “Chinese virus,” but she is aware the security situation in Hong Kong could deteriorate rapidly. Nobody wants a new Cold War, said the official, asking not to be named discussing internal strategy. … [Read more...] about Europe reaches a tipping point over China’s Hong Kong gamble
It is important to do at least 15,000 tests a day in the State, said K. Kolandaswamy, former director of public health. “More is good, but we must at least do that many tests, and they should be distributed geographically,” he said. Testing is a must for front line workers, people who travel into the State, and pregnant women (because they present a true sample of the general population), he recommended. … [Read more...] about Is there still a case for testing contacts?