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Asia Leads in Press Freedom Breaches Tied to Pandemic Reporting

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Asian governments are doing more to harass and arrest journalists reporting on the coronavirus pandemic and to keep accurate news of the crisis from reaching their populations than those in any other region, press advocates say. Tracking by the International Press Institute, a global network of journalists run out

Business groups back pandemic insurance bill modeled on post-9/11 law

Business groups are throwing their support behind a pandemic insurance bill modeled after a post- law that created a federal backstop for claims related to acts of terrorism. The Pandemic Risk Insurance Act, much like the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act TRIA, would provide compensation for losses resulting from pandemics or public health emergencies.

Who’s most likely to binge eat amid pandemic?

A lot has been made of the so-called “quarantine.” Now, a new study suggests certain people are more likely to binge eat during the coronavirus pandemic than others. Most often they are young adults who faced social stigma about being overweight before COVID- swept the globe. The researchers found this group had higher

Quality Improvement of Community Health Center During Covid-19 Pandemic

This article describes the improvement of the quality of public health Center services during the COVID-19 Pandemic which includes the Management of public health Centers, Community Health Efforts, Individual Health Efforts, and Infection Prevention and Control. The method used is literature search and documentation studies based on rules and regulations. The results of

Comcast credits AI software for handling the pandemic internet traffic crush

Comcast said investments in artificial intelligence software and network capacity have helped it meet internet traffic demand during the pandemic. Elad Nafshi, senior vice president for next-generation access networks at Comcast Xfinity, said in an interview with VentureBeat that the nation’s internet network has held up during the surge of residential internet traffic

Lessons from the 1918 pandemic: A U.S. city’s past may hold clues

Coronavirus infection rates continue to rise, with the number of new cases climbing in dozens of states and the U.S. reporting record numbers of cases on individual days. Hospitalization across the U.S. has dramatically jumped; some cities are seeing surges that threaten to overwhelm their health care systems. Meanwhile, the demonstrations over the