The NHS considers people to be at risk if they have the symptoms above and have recently travelled to mainland China, South Korea, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Macau, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, or the north of Italy (north of Pisa and Florence). … [Read more...] about Coronavirus face masks sell out as prices soar 800%: But do they really work and which one should you buy?
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'We don't have that much data, so we don't really know how many symptomatic, or asymptomatic patients there are in the community right now. The testing is very limited. We would like to have more widespread testing so we know where this virus is — who's sick and who is at risk,' Dr Dean Blumberg, the Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the UC Davis Children's Hospital, told CBS Sacramento. … [Read more...] about CDC ‘took FOUR DAYS to test coronavirus patient with unknown origin’ because she ‘didn’t fit infection criteria’ – as dozens of staff at the California hospital are ordered to isolate and experts fear the disease could explode quickly like it did in Italy
This is also good news for startup companies, as they can produce something for very little cost and test the market before filling a warehouse with products that might not sell. This is exactly how the Glif iPhone 4 accessory came to market. A prototype of the tripod mount and stand was made with the help of 3D printing company Shapeways, and the two young designers then sought funding through Kickstarter where it received in excess of $130,000 in pledges before going into production. You can now buy it online at www.studioneat.com for $20, although the final product is no longer 3D printed, but injection-moulded, which is the only process they felt would "create the Glif at a level of quality we deem acceptable." … [Read more...] about Could 3D printing end our throwaway culture?
'We only have this one confirmed case of community transmission, but it suggests that we don't know where they got it from, so the person who exposed them, so there's probably other cases in the community that we don't know about,' Blumberg said. … [Read more...] about California is monitoring at least 8,400 for signs of coronavirus as 33 test positive for COVID-19 in the state including a patient with ‘unknown origin’ who ‘took FOUR DAYS’ to be screened for the disease as ‘they didn’t fit the criteria’ for infection
The answer combines Nilsson’s brand of idealism and intense practicality. For one thing, he wants to counteract the exodus of people leaving Jämtland in search of work. “I think it should be possible to live in these parts of the world, the rural parts,” he said. “Also I don’t think that there is any benefit to producing most foods for consumption somewhere else and shipping them back. It doesn’t make sense to me.” Unlike many chefs, he is uninterested in opening more and more restaurants. “But I like doing this,” he said, facing the factory in front of us. “I would like to do more of this. The best way of pushing [the world] in a direction that you want is to make the change yourself rather than go to food conferences and make little statements that people don’t really care about.” … [Read more...] about Magic out of mould: inside the world’s wildest restaurant