Only half of states have guidelines for a ventilator shortage, researchers report

Only 26 states have publicly available guidelines for the allocation of ventilators in a public health emergency, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, the guidelines vary widely from state to state. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center published these findings recently in JAMA Network Open after conducting a systematic evaluation of all publicly available guidelines for […]

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As Britain bans Huawei, U.S. pressure mounts on Europe to follow suit

Britain’s decision to ban China’s Huawei from its 5G network increases further pressure on EU countries to impose stricter limits on the world’s largest telecoms equipment maker just as the company expands its footprint across Europe. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the Huawei ban on Tuesday, frustrating Beijing but pleasing Washington, which had pushed Britain […]

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Amazon’s new smart shopping cart lets you check out without a cashier

Amazon is expanding its real-world footprint with another unconventional physical product: a shopping cart. While it certainly looks like an aesthetic upgrade to your standard grocery store cart, the Dash Cart, as it’s called, is in fact a smart version of the tried-and-true food transport vehicle. It’s equipped with a touchscreen and other various hardware […]

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