Join us June 3 for a contact tracing and exposure notification app development and deployment forum – Report Door

Join us June 3 for a contact tracing and exposure notification app development and deployment forum – TechCrunch

Exposure notification and contact tracing are two related but distinct measures many public health authorities are either considering or already implementing. Contact tracing is a practice almost as old as epidemiology itself, but today’s technology means the way that we go about tracking the spread of a contagious illness within and between communities is changing … Read more

Staten Island tanning salon reopens — and gets shut down immediately

Staten Island tanning salon reopens — and gets shut down immediately

A Staten Island tanning salon owner fed up with New York’s coronavirus shutdown defiantly reopened Thursday as demonstrators cheered — but was quickly shutdown by police, he told The Post. Bobby Catone, who runs three Sunbelievable salons in the borough, was hit with a $1,000 ticket for opening a non-essential business, prompting him to close … Read more

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Bogota quarantine to continue for additional two weeks

Patriotic Poles led astray by mis-labelled Ukrainian cucumbers

BOGOTA (Reuters) – A coronavirus quarantine will continue in Colombia’s capital Bogota until at least June 15, the mayor said on Thursday, even as other parts of the country begin re-opening. Bogota was one of the first areas of the Andean nation to put lockdown measures in place in late March. It is home to … Read more

Uber sends thousands of Jump e-bikes to the recycling heap

Uber sends thousands of Jump e-bikes to the recycling heap

An Uber spokesperson told CNBC: “We explored donating the remaining, older-model bikes, but given many significant issues — including maintenance, liability, safety concerns, and a lack of consumer-grade charging equipment — we decided the best approach was to responsibly recycle them.” Bike Share Museum shared a photo of Seattle’s Jump fleet: dozens upon dozens of … Read more

Asymptomatic coronavirus cases may be more common than suspected

Asymptomatic coronavirus cases may be more common than suspected

The number of “secret” coronavirus carriers — people displaying no symptoms — could be much higher than previously thought, according to new research. Researchers in two new studies published Wednesday found that as many as 80% of patients had asymptomatic cases of the virus, NBC News reported. The first study, which was published in Thorax, … Read more

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France’s coronavirus deaths reach more than 28,500, cases slow

France reports more than 28,500 coronavirus deaths

FILE PHOTO: A patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the hospital in Vannes during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in France, May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe PARIS (Reuters) – France’s coronavirus death toll rose by less than a 100 for the sixth day running … Read more

Amazon.com was briefly down for many in the US

Amazon.com was briefly down for many in the US

Amazon.com was down for many people in the US for a short while Thursday afternoon. A number of Report Door staffers were unable to access the site, and countless user reports of an outage across the country poured in on Downdetector. It’s exceedingly rare for Amazon’s main e-commerce site to have an outage that was … Read more

Man shot at memorial for slain Brooklyn rapper KJ Balla

Man shot at memorial for slain Brooklyn rapper KJ Balla

Bullets rang out Thursday at an afternoon memorial for rapper KJ Balla in East New York, leaving one man shot in the leg, cops said. The gunfire erupted at 790 Eldert Lane around 1:30 p.m., cops said. The injured man was taken to Brookdale Hospital and expected to survive, cops said. An armed suspect was … Read more

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