— Ishita Bhatia (@IshitaBhatiaTOI) May 29, 2020Meanwhile, SK Garg, Principal, Meerut Medical College, has informed that the missing samples were not COVID-19 throat swabs but blood samples. He added that these samples had not been collected for coronavirus test, but for other routine tests that are carried out on COVID-19 patients.#WATCH Meerut: A troop of monkeys took away blood samples of some patients collected for routine tests, from lab technicians at Meerut Medical College, today. SK Garg, Principal, Meerut Medical College says,"Samples taken away by monkeys do not include #COVID19 swab test samples" pic.twitter.com/GKM1J2sjIC … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Panic in Meerut after monkeys decamp with COVID-19 patients’ samples
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"According to executives, Sikka's product mindset did not work for the company and eventually led to his departure. Then came Parekh’s appointment at a time the company was looking for an executive who would bring in stability," said Pareekh Jain, founder, Pareekh Consulting. … [Read more...] about Wipro’s new CEO: Can foreign executives succeed in Indian IT firms?
For the past few years, conservative lawmakers have been threatening to remove the Section 230 protections as a way of pressuring social media platforms to stop removing conservative content, even when it contains misinformation or threatening language. For example, Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri last year proposed a law that would subject social media companies to regulatory audits to prove their sites give equal treatment to conservative and liberal viewpoints. … [Read more...] about Trump’s new executive order is a ‘mugging of the First Amendment,’ says Sen. Wyden
As for making public transit safe for New Yorkers to return to work at full capacity, a few ideas have been mentioned, including a reservation system. But there appears to be no full plan. To get ideas for just what it will take to get New Yorkers comfortable with riding the subways and buses again, the MTA is asking riders to take a survey. Those who do will be entered in a drawing for—what else?—a 30-day unlimited Metrocard. … [Read more...] about Transit plan to send New Yorkers back to work: ‘Improvise’
Lee says it’s this personal approach that makes the Respond2Racism bot feel different and more effective than your average bot. “There’s something powerful about these selfie-style videos, because they feel intimate,” says Lee. “They force you to meet eye to eye with the person who may be impacted by your words.” … [Read more...] about This new Twitter bot has Asian front-line workers responding directly to COVID-19 racism