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Amazon said Monday that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders and will temporarily raise pay for hourly workers
Taiwan is a leader in infectious disease prevention
Taiwan is a leader in infectious disease prevention, disaster relief and other areas,
American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen said yesterday, urging Taiwanese to take pride in the nation.
Christensen made the remarks while opening the touring exhibition “US-Taiwan Relations Since 1979”
at the National Taipei University (NTPU) library in New Taipei City’s Sansia District (三峽).
20200314 use alcohol / vodka
What he found “surprising”, however, was the difference in the bacterial count for the girl who washed her hands with vodka:
From 340 colonies to 147 colonies, a 57 per cent reduction.
“Alcohol has a very strong antibacterial activity, or antimicrobial activity.
It can kill bacteria, viruses, yeast and mould”
He thought his father, however, had the dirtiest hands as a car mechanic.
But when bacterial samples taken from their hands were analysed at the Changi General Hospital,
microbiologist Crystal Wong found that the mother had the most bacteria
The highest concentration of staphylococcus aureus — which can cause pneumonia, among other diseases —
was found on mobile phones followed by shopping trolleys.
20200318 Ransomware Gangs to Stop Attacking Health Orgs During Pandemic
the operators of the Maze, DoppelPaymer, Ryuk, Sodinokibi/REvil, PwndLocker, and Ako Ransomware infections to ask if they would continue targeting health and medical organizations during the outbreak.
"We also stop all activity versus all kinds of medical organizations until the stabilization of the situation with virus." ... nice
Italy reported its biggest daily rise in deaths on Wednesday, with 475 new fatalities.
The country now has 35,713 cases – approaching half the total for China, which stands at 81,102.
Police stopped and checked 700,000 citizens between 11 and 17 March, 43,000 of whom were found to have violated the decree,
which also ordered the closing of shops, bars, restaurants, gyms and swimming pools.