Governments around the world have always struggled to stop the spread of disease, from the deadly swine flu which struck the globe in 2009, to ongoing attempts to rein in Ebola in West Africa. CNN news: Source link"China is trying to stop the spread of a deadly coronavirus as the Lunar New Year holiday — including the largest annual human migration on Earth — begins"
A mother and a nurse launch a legal challenge over the use of drugs to delay puberty. BBC Health news: Source link"NHS use of puberty blockers legal challenge begins"
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has more than a billion users on its platform, and it appears the company is now experimenting with ways for it and its users to monetize their audiences on the app. Recently, TikTok has begun a limited test of a feature that lets users add links to their bios and posts, which can direct audiences to products or services. Judging by a video of the service in…"TikTok begins testing links in bios"
More than two million people are expected to be affected by precautionary power cuts in the state. BBC World news: Source link"Kincade fire: Mass blackout begins amid California wildfires"
President Trump has long alleged that the special counsel’s investigation was a “witch hunt”. BBC World news: Source link"Mueller report: Criminal probe into Russia inquiry begins"
Impeachment hearing finally begins after Republicans stormed in and refused to leave CNN news: Source link"Impeachment hearing finally begins after Republicans stormed in and refused to leave"
Video source: Walmart First announced back in June, Walmart’s InHome Delivery service is now available for over 1 million customers in three US cities: Kansas City, Missouri; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Vero Beach, Florida. The service allows Walmart’s camera-equipped “associates” to enter your home and deliver food directly into your fridge. Walmart’s service doesn’t come cheap. You’ll need to pay $49.95 upfront to have the company install the Level Home smart lock or the Nortek garage…"Walmart begins direct-to-fridge delivery service for 1 million US customers"
The Royal College of Nursing says there are crises over pay and staffing in Northern Ireland. BBC Health news: Source link"Royal College of Nursing begins strike action ballot in NI"
The research vessel is spearheading the biggest ever scientific expedition at the North Pole. BBC Science and Environment news: Source link"Climate change: Polarstern icebreaker begins year-long Arctic drift"