Over 1100 cabin crew jobs also to go, and suspension of remaining Heathrow flights ‘not ruled out’ Gwyn Topham @GwynTopham Thu 30 Apr 2020 Source: The Guardian Reprinted for educational [...]
Southwest Airlines filled just 6 percent of its seats in April and doesn't expect the figure to inch up past 10 percent in May. "The traffic levels are next to [...]
Amazon Reports Mixed Q1 Results As Jeff Bezos Vows Massive COVID Response: “We’re Not Thinking Small”
Amazon, whose operations have been put to an extreme test during the coronavirus outbreak, posted mixed first-quarter earnings after the close of trading Thursday. Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos issued [...]
SARS Transmission and Commercial Aircraft A study was conducted by the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Germany, to document SARS transmission during international flights. On April 11, 2003, the Institute [...]
DAILY MAIL. Terrifying video shows exactly how coughing on an airplane can spread the deadly coronavirus through the whole cabin
The visualisation shows how a cough can infect up to ten surrounding people It was created by Purdue University in 2014 based on the related SARS virus It [...]
DAILY MAIL. Coronavirus patient in New York died because her ventilator was turned up too high by junior doctors who did not know how to work the machine, medic claims
In March, a woman in her 60s died at Montefiore hospital after her ventilator was turned up to high by two family medicine residents, residents told the WSJ In an [...]
President Trump and White House health officials are optimistic that a vaccine for the coronavirus is expected to be ready by end of the year. Weijia Jiang reports.
MEDRXIV. Features of 16,749 hospitalised UK patients with COVID-19 using the ISARIC WHO Clinical Characterisation Protocol
Abstract - Download PDF Objective: To characterize the clinical features of patients with severe COVID-19 in the UK. Design: Prospective observational cohort study with rapid data gathering and near real-time [...]
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE. Prof. Stephen O’Rahilly. Testable hypothesis for why male sex, Body Mass Index (BMI), ethnicity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) status are related to COVID 19 mortality.
Professor Stephen O'Rahilly, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge @sorahill https://twitter.com/sorahill/status/1255535733676412930?s=20 Here is a testable hypothesis for why male sex, BMI, ethnicity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) status [...]
European plane manufacturer sinks to huge loss as airlines unable to take delivery of new jets. Boeing and Airbus unveiled losses of $2bn (£1.6bn) between them and warned the aerospace [...]