It is important to do at least 15,000 tests a day in the State, said K. Kolandaswamy, former director of public health. “More is good, but we must at least do that many tests, and they should be distributed geographically,” he said. Testing is a must for front line workers, people who travel into the State, and pregnant women (because they present a true sample of the general population), he recommended. … [Read more...] about Is there still a case for testing contacts?
RSPCA says cats may have forged even stronger relationships to their human during the crisis as people stay at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The charity says owners should begin weaning their cats off human contact to ensure the animal does not feel abandoned when life returns to normal (stock) … [Read more...] about How to wean your cat off human contact before you go back to work
On Friday, Republican Texas state Senator Bob Hall sent a letter asking Texas Governor Greg Abbott to stop the state's "technically wrong, financially wrong, and morally wrong" contact tracing program. The program, Texas Health Trace, is meant to quickly identify, quarantine and educate individuals who may have contracted COVID-19. … [Read more...] about Texas State Senator Calls for Governor to End ‘Morally Wrong’ Contact Tracing Program
For anyone who has studied the organised elimination of a group of people, whether it was Hitler's holocaust of the Jews, the Hutu slaughter of Tutsis, the Congress party's complicity in the killing of over 3,000 Sikhs as revenge for the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards, the killing of Muslims under Modi in Gujarat, or even the recent murders of over 50 Muslims in Delhi by Hindu fanatics, the one glaring similarity has been the meticulous record-keeping of who lived where. … [Read more...] about India’s contact tracing app made open source, but will this thwart a surveillance state?
Deepika’s mother Ujjala Padukone tells Ranveer that his interview was ‘very interesting’ while her father and former badminton star Prakash Padukone found it very candid. Ranveer’s father said the interview was lively and the actor thanked them all for their feedback. … [Read more...] about Deepika Padukone shares glimpse into family WhatsApp group, Ranveer Singh’s contact is saved under ‘handsome’