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‘IHU’ variant of Covid-19: few cases, limited spread

‘IHU’ variant of Covid-19: few cases, limited spread

Even as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to infect people in large numbers across the world, news about the emergence of another highly-mutated variant spread rapidly on Tuesday, raising fears of yet another wave of infections. This variant, B.1.640, has been found mostly in France so far, although it has also been detected in several other countries. The variant [...]

January 5, 2022 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on ‘IHU’ variant of Covid-19: few cases, limited spread

Stick to paper towels, jet-air dryers spread more germs around you

Stick to paper towels, jet-air dryers spread more germs around you

Jet-air hand dryers should not be used in hospital toilets as they spread more germs than disposable paper towels, a study warns. Published in the Journal of Hospital Infection, the study looked at bacterial spread in a real world setting — in two toilets in each of three hospitals, which were in the UK, France [...]

September 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Stick to paper towels, jet-air dryers spread more germs around you

Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Epic Games’ Fortnite is all the rage right now, with the game making USD 100 million in worldwide player spending on iOS. The Android version of the game isn’t available as yet, with the release expected this summer. The craze for Fortnite on Android has however led to many fake videos claiming links to download the game. [...]

June 30, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Private investors tout EU real estate as ‘biggest spread anywhere’

Private investors tout EU real estate as ‘biggest spread anywhere’

There is significant money to be made in Europe by investing and lending where local banks cannot, two prominent private fund managers told attendees of a U.S. hedge fund conference on Friday. “The most attractive opportunity in this environment is to step in where the banks are least able to lend,” Stuart Fiertz, co-founder and [...]

September 10, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Private investors tout EU real estate as ‘biggest spread anywhere’

‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

People with HIV are not infectious if they consistently take antiretroviral drugs that suppress the virus, according to a groundbreaking new consensus statement. For years, doctors have insisted that medication merely minimizes the risk of transmission. And many hit out at HIV-positive Charlie Sheen as ‘reckless’ last year when he claimed he could not pass [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on ‘HIV drugs DO prevent spread’: US health official signs groundbreaking consensus to declare infection risk is ‘negligible’ with regular medication

How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world

How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world

Igor Schwarzmann is the German co-founder of Third Wave, a strategy consultancy based in Berlin that works with small-scale industrial manufacturers. The company’s clients range across Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States, so Schwarzmann often finds himself moving between poles of the global economy. While traveling, he turns to Foursquare for recommendations about [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on How Silicon Valley helps spread the same sterile aesthetic across the world