Second Person Declared ‘Cured’ of HIV, With No Trace of Infection After Nearly 3 Years

A second patient has been cured of HIV after undergoing stem cell transplant treatment, doctors said Tuesday, after finding no trace of infection 30 months after he stopped traditional treatment.   The so-called “London Patient”, a cancer sufferer originally from Venezuela, made headlines last year when researchers at the University of Cambridge reported they had […]

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Backlog of unpaid pensions, one of my worst pains — Ortom

Flags off CPS, appologises to retirees By Peter Duru Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has apologized to retirees and workers of the state over the inability of successive governments to find a lasting solution to the nagging backlog of unpaid pensions in the state. The Governor who tendered the apology in Makurdi while flagging […]

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Gig workers petition Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and others for sick leave as coronavirus spreads

Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on global business. Drivers and delivery people for companies including Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash are are banding together to petition for paid time off, amid rising concerns about the coronavirus. The group of more than 900 gig […]

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COVID-19 – Turkish ports quarantine ships from ‘contaminated countries’ for 14 days prior to berthing

TURKISH authorities require ships that have called at ‘contaminated countries’ to be quarantined for 14 days prior to being allowed to berth at Turkish ports. Medical checks of crew are also required to be conducted by port sanitary officers. The club recommends that members check with their local agents and/or authorities and/or […]

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Cesium makes construction smarter with drones, 3D visualization, and Komatsu deal

Cesium has created a way for construction sites to collect and channel their visual data so that it can be useful for keeping tabs on a construction project’s progress. And now it has a partnership with construction equipment manufacturer Komatsu. Cesium collects data at the edge of a network from a variety of sources, including […]

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Coronavirus leads to calls for Serie A suspension as risk of Euro 2020 impact grows

On Sunday morning, Italian players’ union president Damiano Tommasi tweeted that he had written to the country’s prime minister Giuseppe Conte, as well as heads of the league and the FA, asking for all football in the country to be stopped amid the impact of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. “The teams to be cheering […]

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Democratic Primary Results: Biden adds Michigan to win total, delivering blow to Sanders

Joe Biden won Michigan’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago. The former vice president’s victory in Michigan, as well as Missouri and Mississippi, dealt a serious blow to Sanders, who is urgently seeking to jump-start his flagging campaign. Sanders could still get […]

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Italian, Spanish players’ unions want European matches postponed

The players’ unions in both Italy and Spain want the upcoming Champions and Europa League matches scheduled in their respective countries postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak. The Champions League match between Atalanta and Valencia was played in Spain on Tuesday, with the Serie A side winning 4-3 to advance to the quarterfinals. • No fans […]

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Arsenal vs. Manchester City postponed after players exposed to Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis

Arsenal’s Premier League match against Manchester City on Wednesday has been postponed after a number of the squad made “close contact” with Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis two weeks ago. Marinakis, who is also the owner of Championship side Nottingham Forest, announced on Instagram on Tuesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus — 13 […]

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