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Self-Management of Fatal Familial Insomnia: Case Report (2006)

  • However, in subsequent months, the additional appearance of a hand tremor, fever spikes, profuse sweating, and problems with short-term memory led him to seek medical attention.
  • At 16 months, his symptoms included consistently elevated body temperature (as high as 102°F), profuse sweating, serious impairment of short-term memory (for which he compensated by keeping lists), difficulty maintaining attention (he often did not know that the phone was ringing), difficulty distinguishing reality from fantasy (he didn't remember whether he had called a friend or had only imagined doing so), persistent headaches, hallucinations while driving (believed he saw people on the road when it was, in fact, empty), panic attacks (which were treated with meprobate), and a complete loss of sense of time.
  • He no longer felt confused and reported that, aside from problems with his short-term memory and sense of time, he felt as well as before the onset of FFI.

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Motorola’s $1,499 flipping Razr now comes in gold

  • Motorola’s foldable Razr phone now comes in a blush gold color variant.
  • The gold version features a black-and-gold color scheme, with the bottom back portion of the product featuring the gold coloring.
  • Much like the original “noir black” model, it is still a Verizon-exclusive phone that will set you back $1,499.
  • Both color variants feature the same specs, including a midrange Snapdragon 710 processor.

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The White House is ending federal support for COVID-19 testing sites - Business Insider

  • The Trump administration will end federal support for coronavirus testing sites on Friday, according to CNN, forcing states to take over the operations and provide their own kits.
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been helping states run so-called "community-based testing sites" by providing nasal-swab testing kits, financial support, and other resources.
  • States that transition "can choose to source testing kits and supplies through their standard ordering process or to request assistance from their FEMA Region," a FEMA spokesperson told CNN, adding that the CBTS program was only meant as a temporary effort to jumpstart initial testing in parts of the country hardest-hit by the pandemic.
  • The decision by the Trump administration to withdraw federal support was met with criticism from some, given that it comes as public health experts say widespread testing is critical.

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The White House is ending federal support for COVID-19 testing sites - Business Insider

  • The Trump administration will end federal support for coronavirus testing sites on Friday, according to CNN, forcing states to take over the operations and provide their own kits.
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been helping states run so-called "community-based testing sites" by providing nasal-swab testing kits, financial support, and other resources.
  • States that transition "can choose to source testing kits and supplies through their standard ordering process or to request assistance from their FEMA Region," a FEMA spokesperson told CNN, adding that the CBTS program was only meant as a temporary effort to jumpstart initial testing in parts of the country hardest-hit by the pandemic.
  • The decision by the Trump administration to withdraw federal support was met with criticism from some, given that it comes as public health experts say widespread testing is critical.

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New York Times: Candidate to Lead WHO Accused of Covering Up Outbreaks (2017)

  • McNeil Jr. A leading candidate to head the World Health Organization was accused this week of covering up three cholera epidemics in his home country, Ethiopia, when he was health minister — a charge that could seriously undermine his campaign to run the agency.
  • The accusation against Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was made by a prominent global health expert who is also an informal adviser to Dr. David Nabarro, a rival candidate in the race for W.H.O. director general.
  • Dr. Nabarro, reached by telephone on Saturday in China, said he knew of the accusations — especially because world health officials believe Ethiopia is suffering a cholera outbreak even now, while still denying it — but he insisted that he had not authorized their release.
  • Gostin, the director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, called attention to Ethiopia’s long history of denying cholera outbreaks even as aid agencies scramble to contain them.

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Photos show McConnell speaking to mask-clad reporters at distance - Business Insider

  • The coronavirus pandemic has altered virtually every aspect of modern life — including how reporters communicate with politicians on Capitol Hill.
  • On Thursday, surreal photos showed mask-clad reporters speaking to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at distance, standing at least six feet apart, per guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Multiple members of Congress, including Republican colleagues of McConnell, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
  • Normally, reporters would be surrounding a politician like McConnell and jostling to get closer in order to ask a question.
  • Congress has already passed three coronavirus-related bills, including a historic $2 trillion stimulus package.
  • Senate Democrats rejected a fourth coronavirus aid package on Thursday, pushing against a White House request for an additional $250 billion to a small business relief fund.
  • Meanwhile, Republicans rejected a request from Democrats for another $250 billion for hospitals and states.

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Photos show McConnell speaking to mask-clad reporters at distance - Business Insider

  • The coronavirus pandemic has altered virtually every aspect of modern life — including how reporters communicate with politicians on Capitol Hill.
  • On Thursday, surreal photos showed mask-clad reporters speaking to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at distance, standing at least six feet apart, per guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Multiple members of Congress, including Republican colleagues of McConnell, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
  • Normally, reporters would be surrounding a politician like McConnell and jostling to get closer in order to ask a question.
  • Congress has already passed three coronavirus-related bills, including a historic $2 trillion stimulus package.
  • Senate Democrats rejected a fourth coronavirus aid package on Thursday, pushing against a White House request for an additional $250 billion to a small business relief fund.
  • Meanwhile, Republicans rejected a request from Democrats for another $250 billion for hospitals and states.

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Facebook to supply free Portals to some care home residents under NHS scheme

  • The UK government is pulling in tech firms to connect isolated residents and patients in care with family and friends via video call devices and services during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • First to join is Facebook, which is supplying up to 2,050 of its Portal video-calling devices for free to hospitals, care homes and other settings including hospices, in-patient learning disability and autism units.
  • At the same time, NHSX said it is exploring connectivity options for care homes without wifi, including the use of 4G hotspots or data-enabled tablets.
  • A Facebook spokesperson said: “Residents/patients will be supported by care staff to initiate calls to family/friends.
  • Where residents or patients wish to use a personal account, the care home will complete a factory reset before passing the device to a new user.

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The Brazilian favela resident who saw coronavirus coming

  • Rio's sanitation service, Comlurb, has been cleaning many of the city's bus stops, train stations and other areas of high circulation since March but Firmino said he has not seen them in Santa Marta or heard of them working in any other favela.
  • Sebastiao Soares, a local vendor from City of God, the favela made famous by the 2002 film of the same name, told CNN he shares his 400-sq foot home with six other people including his three children.
  • State and local governments in some of the country's hardest-hit areas have been promoting social-distancing with online campaigns and having firefighters and police in the streets urging people to stay indoors.
  • At least six deaths were reported in total including two in Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil, which is home to roughly 150,000 people.

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Like it or not, tech companies can use your phone location data to map social distancing

  • Unacast, a data company that collects and provides cellphone location data and analysis to the retail, real estate, marketing, and tourism industries, recently revealed something called the Social Distancing Scoreboard.
  • Facebook’s “Data for Good” program uses de-identified aggregate data from its users to power its Disease Prevention Maps, which can give insights into where people live and where they move that may help health organizations track the spread of diseases or predict where they’ll hit next.
  • Kinsa Health uses data from its smart thermometers to try to detect unusually high levels of illness for its US Health Weather Map, which the company says has accurately predicted the spread of the flu in the past and might be able to track coronavirus outbreaks now.

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