After the screening, only asymptomatic travellers will be allowed to board the flight. Additionally, required precautions such as wearing of masks, environmental hygiene, respiratory hygiene, hand hygiene are to be observed by airline staff, crew and all passengers, the order notes. … [Read more...] about Govt issues guidelines for international arrivals, 7-day paid institutional quarantine mandatory
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Other platforms may be less proactive. After the 2016 election and a bruising Congressional inquiry into Facebook’s ability to control its social network, the site amassed a team of fact-checkers to flag false information (though not to take it down). Political ads, however, have an exemption when it comes to fact-checking. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees policing political information as fundamentally different from health content. In a conversation with journalists in March, he explained his perspective on this issue: “There are broadly trusted authorities . . . [that] can arbitrate which claims are conspiracy theories or hoaxes and what’s trustworthy and what’s not, which makes this a very different dynamic than trying to be referee of political speech.” He reiterated that sentiment this week when he told Fox News that he didn’t think tech platforms should be “arbiters of truth,” an apparent dig at Twitter’s decision to flag … [Read more...] about As health misinformation and politics collide, social networks face a choice
For India, experts have said, banking on Herd Immunity is a “terrible idea”. While speaking to former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Director of Harvard Global Health Institute Ashish Jha said, “We are finding that even healthy and young people are getting very ill. We can’t be cavalier about this. We have to protect these people. Herd Immunity in India is a terrible idea as millions will die, even young people.” … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?
"There is every possibility that the Centre will have very limited role with regards to imposing restrictions or giving relaxations from June 1. The states and UTs will take decisions on such issues depending on the situation locally," a senior government official told PTI. … [Read more...] about Centre likely to retain limited role and allow states have more say after Lockdown 4.0
According to the survey, 46 percent of people expressed concern over catching secondary infection due to crowd and poor adherence to infection prevention control standards in hospitals, while 32 percent highlighted the lack of adequate medical infrastructure, as their topmost concern regarding COVID-19 treatment available in the country. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | 57% worried of high-priced COVID-19 treatment in pvt hospitals: Survey