Since January, 15,735 pregnant people have contracted COVID-19 and 37 have died from complications related to the disease. But because COVID-19 is so new, there is limited research on the effects that it has on pregnant people or their babies. The published studies can be alarming and are often incomplete. Researchers are most concerned that pregnant people may be more prone to COVID-19’s worst symptoms than the general population. For that reason, the CDC has advised women not to skip prenatal visits. But as the pandemic rages on, it’s become more difficult for people on the road to pregnancy to access the prenatal and preconception care they need. … [Read more...] about Should you get pregnant in a pandemic? Women are weighing the risks
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Asus has launched its gaming flagship smartphone, the ROG Phone 3. Touted as the ‘beast of a smartphone’, the ROG Phone 3 features the latest of hardware available for smartphones like the Snapdragon 865+ processor, up to 12GB RAM, and the fastest display refresh rate of 144Hz. … [Read more...] about A list of games, apps that support Asus ROG Phone 3’s 144Hz display
While equity mutual funds saw an outflow, fixed-income securities or debt funds saw an inflow of Rs 91,392 crore in July compared to Rs 2,862 crore in June, which points to participants embarking on profit-booking as they expect volatility to continue in the market. As the country's macroeconomic health falters due to the coronavirus outbreak, there is also a fear that the market may retreat from higher levels. … [Read more...] about Equity mutual funds see first monthly net outflow in 4 years; what lies ahead?
"The name of the village Yelegaon Gawali itself means a village of milkmen. We consider ourselves descendants of Lord Krishna and hence, we don't sell milk," said Rajabhau Mandade (60), one of the residents of the village, told PTI. … [Read more...] about This village in Maharashtra does not sell milk
Change for a Dollar In the very first episode, Cross and Odenkirk slipped in an ode to pointless bureaucracy. A clerk is uncertain about whether he can give a customer change for a dollar, so he runs this query up the flag pole—all the way to the President of the United States. Here we are now, 26 years later, locked in political gridlock over whether and how to enact seeming no-brainer decisions like paying people hundreds of dollars a week to stay home during a pandemic. It’s something your average person on the street might think to do, and yet our brightest political minds can’t find a way to break through the chain of approval and spark some action. … [Read more...] about These nine sketches from ‘Mr. Show’ in the 1990s perfectly explain everything about 2020