Start-up tracking coronavirus via human waste

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Start-up tracking coronavirus via human waste

Start-up tracking coronavirus via human waste

Massachusetts-based Biobot Analytics have launched a probono program to test community sewers for COVID-19.

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To combat COVID-19 spread in festive season, Chandigarh Government Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16, has started mobile van testing facility. They are sending mobile testing vans to different locations. "On an average, our each team get 100 samples on daily basis, we have five teams, working across the city. We are getting good response, as people find the option more practical and can get tested near home, otherwise they have to go hospital, which is more crowded (prone to virus)," said Medical Office, Rachna Khanna. Hospital is providing mobile Rapid Antigen Testing for COVID-19 facility across the city from last two weeks. Through this, patients get reports within half an hour.

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30% drop in Covid numbers in October, 1st monthly fall since March

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The Dish: Rich history of "America’s oldest candy company"

According to the National Retain Federation, Americans dish out an estimated $2.6 billion on candy for Halloween. Dana Jacobson takes a look at candy’s rich..
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Watch Live: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh gives COVID-19 update

Massachusetts' confirmed case count has surged past 150,000, with more than 1,000 new confirmed cases reported for a fifth consecutive day.
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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a foodborne outbreak of Listeria has been linked to deli meats. According to Gizmodo, the CDC says the contaminated meat has hospitalized at least ten people in three states and killed one. The outbreak is thought to have started sometime this summer, with all known cases having been confirmed between August 6, 2020 and October 3, 2020. Victims have ranged from ages 40 to 89, with cases in Florida, Massachusetts, and New York.

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Tens of thousands of revellers join a gay pride rally made possible by the island's successful vanquishing of the coronavirus. View on euronews

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US election: The Taiwan-sized challenge facing the next US president

China's ambition to retake Taiwan - possibly by force - could become a major flashpoint with the US.
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China says it will impose sanctions on Boeing and Lockheed Martin over Taiwan arms sales

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Beijing said Monday that it will impose sanctions on American companies — including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Raytheon — that have..

US announces planned weapon sale to Taiwan

The Trump administration on Monday notified Congress of plans for a multi-billion dollar sale of Harpoon missile systems to Taiwan just hours after Beijing..

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Some people in Asia see Donald Trump as their man to stand up to China - and nervously hope he'll be re-elected.
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrapped up a five-nation visit of Asia in Vietnam Friday, repeating the theme that the U.S. is against China's encroachment..

Credit Suisse CEO says Asia outperforming rest of the world

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China should allow scientists, doctors to investigate COVID, reiterates US

The United States has reiterated its call urging China to allow scientists and doctors to investigate the origins of COVID-19, the pandemic which emerged from China. "There are global challenges in Asia where CCP broke their promises... COVID, that we are all dealing with, emanated from China. We continue to call on them to be transparent and open to allow scientists and doctors to investigate," said Morgan Ortagus, Spokesperson, US State Department.

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How do I vote in my state in the 2020 election?

COVID-19 is changing the way we'll cast our ballots this year, with many searching for absentee options. Here's CBS News' look at voting across the U.S. —..
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Investigation reveals just how dangerous Trump's rallies are for public health

An investigation into the latest accelerated spread of coronavirus in multiple states appears to be linked to President Donald Trump's string of campaign rallies..
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Wearing A Mask Could Save 130,000 US Lives

America's coronavirus deaths could surpass 511,000 by the end of February. According to Business Insider, the staggering number comes from a new University of Washington model. The model also found that nearly 130,000 of those lives could be saved if 95% of Americans wore masks. The problem officials found is that only 60% of Americans say they always wear a mask in public. Researchers found that mask-wearing could also delay the need for lockdowns.

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At the final debate between President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Vice President Joe Biden, the candidates were asked about a wide range of topics,..
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