Day: September 7, 2022

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Amazon has no plans to bring employees back to the office, says CEO Andy Jassy

“We have no plans to require people to come back,” Jassy said Wednesday at a Code conference in Los Angeles. “But we will proceed adaptively as we learn.” Online retail giant Announced last October It says that individual managers and teams will be able to decide how much time they spend in the office, and […]

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New Omicron Derivative BA.4.6 Evases Evusheld Antibody Protection, Study Finds

BA.4.6 is a derivative of the BA.4 subvariant of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Only a few mutations distinguish it from its predecessor, but in the US it is slowly gaining ground even against BA.5, which continues to dominate infections. BA.4.6 is currently causing an estimated 7% to 10% of new Covid-19 infections, according to data […]

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Forehead thermometer may not be as accurate for detecting heat in blacks, study finds

Temporary thermometers have grown in popularity during the pandemic, and this isn’t the first time a critical medical tool for assessing Covid-19 patients has been found to malfunction in black patients. Other studies have found that pulse oximeters (small devices worn on fingers to monitor oxygen levels in the blood) can lead to inaccurate readings […]

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People in angel wings defend LGBTQ students at BYU from protesters

CNN — Classes at Brigham Young University are just beginning, and queer students are already learning about their complicated relationship with private religious schools. Last weekend, LGBTQ students, alumni and friends ran into dozens of protesters as they gathered at a park in Provo, Utah, for a back-to-school event. Some were openly holding handguns, while […]

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The next big Democratic star (you haven’t heard of it yet)

State Attorney General Healy received more than 85% of the vote.her only opponent dropped out of the primary in junebut remained in the vote. (Side note: Healy’s political strength in Massachusetts shows that no major challenge in a Democratic state was as serious as it was in Massachusetts.) If Healy wins the general election, and […]

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Vitamin D won’t protect you from Covid or respiratory infections, study says

Neither dose of vitamin D supplementation “was associated with a reduction in the risk of acute respiratory infections (ARIs) from all causes, nor did it lead to a reduction in the risk or severity of COVID-19 in particular,” study author Dr. . Adrian Martineau, Professor of Respiratory Infections and Immunity at the Institute for Population […]

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Fetterman Agree To Debate Oz In Pennsylvania Senate Election, Details TBD

Fetterman said in a statement Wednesday that he will always be discussing Oz and that the holdup is “just to address some of my stroke, auditory processing issues, and we can work on that.” You can do it. Out.” Fetterman declined to give details on when or where the Oz debate was planned, but said […]

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Things to watch out for in the sprint to the midterm elections

alone Two months before voters decide which party will control the House and Senate, there is good news for Democrats on multiple fronts. Plus, there’s a new CNN report that Republicans in Washington are worried about fundraising, infighting about strategy and worrying about the candidate who won the hotly contested primary. For now, the bottom […]

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Apple announces satellite emergency SOS feature for iPhone 14

The company says it designed and built certain technology into the iPhone 14 device to allow it to connect to satellites without being near a tower on the ground. The service will be rolled out in the United States and Canada in November. The iPhone 14 will go on presale Friday, with prices starting at […]

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Elijah Wood and original ‘Lord of the Rings’ cast silenced racist critics of ‘Ring of Power’

Some of the cast of Amazon’s new series The Lord of the Rings: The Ring of Power Criticizing the casting of people of color Fictional races such as elves, dwarves, and halfhut. (Most of the roles were created for the show, such as the elf Alondir of Silvan, played by Ismael Cruz Cordova, and the […]

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