In view of the challenges being faced by the large cities, it was discussed to augment testing as well as the number of beds and services to effectively handle the peak surge of daily cases. The present and emerging scenario of the Covid 19 disease in the capital was discussed and the projections for next 2 months was deliberated. Dr Vinod Paul, Member NITI Aayog and Convenor of the Empowered Group of Medical Emergency Management Plan, made a detailed presentation on the current status and ...
Facial recognition is used by companies for wide uses, including letting users unlock their phones or other electronic devices and automatically tagging friends in social media photos. He added: "We need Congress to act, not just the technology companies alone". The significance of facial recognition software had increased after the death of George Floyd when an American police officer knelt on his neck for over eight minutes.
Coronavirus-hit vehicle rental company Hertz was granted permission Friday to sell $1 billion in shares, an extraordinary move after it declared bankruptcy in the United States and Canada. Its lawyers requested an emergency ruling "given the volatile state of trading in Hertz's stock". Those shares may wind up worthless, too, Hertz said, but in the meantime it would get some much-needed working capital.
When it comes to developing a vaccine against COVID-19, Fauci stressed he is sure there will be "more than one winner" as the race to find a vaccine for COVID-19 is well underway worldwide. The NIH will submit the Phase 1 data to a peer-reviewed publication, the company said. The Phase 1 study is ongoing with the original cohorts in long-term follow-up and enrollment in 9 of 12 cohorts complete.
There were 1,542,000 Initial Claims for unemployment benefits in the US during the week ending June 6th, the data published by the US Department of Labor (DOL) revealed on Thursday. The S&P 500 declined 2.5 percent, and the Nasdaq fell 2.1 percent. However, the figure is projected to be down slightly on the 1.88 million claims filed in the previous week.
DESPITE moves to reopen businesses nationwide, another 1.54 million United States workers filed for unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department said on Thursday, bringing the total initial claims since mid-March to 44.2 million.