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Factories around the world make crucial medical devices to fight against Coronavirus

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US President Donald Trump may now order the private sector to increase device production for doctors and nurses. The UK government has begun a wartime mobilization to find ventilators. In South Africa, authorities seized a hotel and turned it into a detention centre. Companies everywhere, all of a sudden, are engaging with their businesses, with both philanthropy and self-care.
With the Covid-19 Crisis, many people in America remember the darkest days after September 11. When the Japanese invasion pushes the reluctant nation into World War II, Pearl Harbor resembles the ones that followed. As President Franklin Roosevelt then declared, “powerful enemies must be fought and produced.” Major industries have refitted themselves from consumer goods manufacturers to war equipment suppliers and almost overnight.
Automakers, who had eliminated three million cars in the last twelve months, made 139 only for the remaining the war. Aircraft engines and Chrysler are converted to fuselages by General Motors.
In the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, the World Health Organization urged all countries to “optimize the availability” of lung pulmonary ventilation equipment, which helps or compensates for respiratory illnesses, pumping oxygen into the blood for organs to function. “Oxygen therapy is the main treatment intervention for patients with severe Covid-19,” the company said.
Now, more than thousands of people are dying and millions suffering from coronavirus, there is a worldwide effort to address the shortage of sanitisers, surgical masks, ventilators and many more, and to do anything for idle workers.
“In our old generation we have never faced a situation like this,” wrote UK Health Secretary Matt in The Hancock wrote. “When our grandparents bombed our cities during World War II, the Blitz. Each night, despite striking, rationing, and casualties, they came together in a massive domestic effort. Now our generation is going to face its difficulties.”
The pandemic forces senior doctors at Britain’s National Health Service (BHS) to think abusively about resources on how to access ration for beds and also ventilators should be limited.
The NHS is equipped badly to deal with the unprecedented spread of times at present. Hospitals are now trying to quadruple the no. of beds in intensive care, with senior doctors telling Reuters, but are disappointed that preparations have not begun before weeks, to cater to the sharp increase in serious virus cases.
With the acute shortage of ventilators, protective equipment and trained workers, doctors at senior hospitals have begun to have a heated debate over the intensive care ration, but Britain may be too far away to make such decisions.
Hardware gaming manufacturer Razer Inc., although people at house are curious for its items, it is turning into surgical masks.
“Razor understands that we all have a role in the battle with virus, no matter from where we come from,” Chief Executive Officer Min-Liang Tan said.
Yossi Scheffi, who directs a supply-chain management program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, spoke to one company that specializes in women’s clothing in Hong Kong but is now making protective equipment for workers, “running sixteen hours a day. The simplest: nobody wants to buy clothes for women at present, and there is a great need for gear. ”
Ferrari NV and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV are in talks with Italy’s largest ventilator manufacturer. French sugar producer Tereos SCA begins to manufacture hydroalcoholic gel for sanitizers at its five factories. Offering assistance from all industries, from construction-equipment manufacturer JCB to Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC to vacuum-cleaner manufacturer Dyson Limited.
German carmaker Volkswagen AG on Friday said it is working with other manufacturers around the world to explore using 3D printing to make hospital ventilators to combat coronavirus.
In a statement, General Motors announced that it has partnered with Ventec Life Systems to increase the medical equipment manufacturer’s expertise in building the logistics of U.S. automakers and more ventilators.
“We are working with Ventec to rapidly increase the production of their critical vital respiratory products to support our country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” said GM CEO Mary Barra.
Volkswagen’s sports car brand Porsche said Friday it wants to help with the rescue operations. “We are gathering ideas about what we can do in terms of humanitarian assistance,” Chief Executive Oliver Blume called for a discussion on earnings.
Munich-based carmaker BMW said it was ready to help. “The production of parts using 3D printing technology is an opportunity,” it said.
Swedish automaker Volvo urges all governments to treat the crisis equally seriously and restrict mobility.
“I think for the economy, we need to do something, and instead try to take heartfelt actions forever, ”said chief executive Hakan Samuelsson. “We see the effect of this coronavirus increasing every day. ”
In Scotland, BrewDog hand sanitizer was started. In Norway, spirits manufacturer Arcus produces disinfectant for hospitals and emergency services. Luxury compound LVMH, whose perfume and skincare brands include Dior and Givenchy, operate on a large amount of hydroalcoholic gel.
MIT’s Sheffi can make a few switches nowadays; Others take weeks. He called on governments to make more demands on the private sector. “We have tremendous potential, we have to marshal it, and we haven’t done it yet.”
People in the front row are frustrated. Hospital workers in Washington state are making protective medical equipment out of office supplies and other run-of-the-mill materials as they face a shortage of equipment needed to care for patients with Covid-19. AFT has issued an appeal for equipment for members under the “serious threat” of AFT nurses and health professionals.
Ford Motor Co. pulls out all the ads promoting its vehicles and recalls World War II in its place, explaining how the Michigan-based Dearborn company responded to the virus, including providing some payment relief to Ford credit customers. Announcements have noted that Ford, with its centuries-old history, made tanks and planes during the war and relieved natural disasters.
Last week the spots were producing fast, and for a while, it became clear that nothing was common, company officials said.
As in times of war, governments around the world imposed heavy closures on schools, travel and meeting places and prevented many workers from going to work.
Some civil rights activists are also pushing the limits of concern. For example, in Israel, security services are developing infected people and their visitors to track terrorists with cell phone monitoring. In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered prisoners to make an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
And some officers are more reluctant than others. Elon Musk, who is publicly sceptical about the gravity of the coronavirus, said on Friday that SpaceX and Tesla Inc. are helping to make ventilators “Although I think they are not necessary.”
 

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Gold Price hit 50,000 Per 10 grams mark for the first time

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Owing to the rising tensions of continuous surge in Covid-19 cases globally, gold prices in India has now hit a new benchmark of Rs 50000 for a second day in a row. This data came into light when ‘MCX August Gold Furors’ rose 1% for the first time in future market.

In global markets too ,spot gold prices skyrocketed 1.3% to $1865.81 an ounce, the highest surge in almost nine years. Besides surge in gold prices, there was also seen a rise in spot silver prices ,as it climbed as much from 7.2% to $22.8366 count ,the highest since 2013. The major factor behind this steep rise in silver prices are the expectations of rebound in industrial activity, as the hope for vaccines are soaring high in the economy. This could be a big relief for the investors, who were willing to invest in safe haven assets like ‘gold’ and ‘silver’ for their future security and stability ,especially in these uncertain and grim times plaguing us today worldwide.

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On Tuesday, European leaders agreed on a massive stimulus plan of ‘$865 billion’ to fuel recovery from the deep slug our economy is witnessing today. In United States too, there had been a thorough discussion and deliberate proposal among White House officials and Top Congressional Democrats on another round of stimulus with a prime focus on, “extending ‘unemployment insurance’ and working upon 1 trillion dollar relief bill”, said Jigar Trivedi, Research Analyst- Commodities Fundamental, Anand Rathi Shares & Stock Brokers.

The main factor which drove the gold prices to reach such a mark is considered to be the boost in demand by the investors, due to the fear mongering of consistent spike in Covid-19 cases and expectations of more stimulus measures. To add to their respite, the US dollar index also held more than a four month low , thus contributing to making gold much less cheaper for holder of other currencies.

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As the cases touched the 3.9 million mark in US, its president , Mr Donald Trump announced, “gold can be used as a safe investment during times of financial and political uncertainity”. He made this statement keeping in view the concerns of investors who are now flocking to safe havens investments for their security and expecting stable returns.

SPDR Gold Trust, the world’s largest gold packed exchange –traded fund or gold ETF, said its holdings rose 0.7% to 1219.75 tonnes on Tuesday.

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Made in Abyss Season 2 Release Date, Story And All Latest Updates

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Made in Abyss Season 2

Made in Abyss is a fantastic anime TV series, which is an adaption of Japanese manga with the same name. The first season of the set contains the content from volume 1-3, it was first broadcasted from July 07, 2017, to September 29, 2017, with its 13 episodes. The show collected a lot of love and positive response from the audience. And now, the news of the release of season 2 of Made in Abyss is out. So, we bring all the information about Made in Abyss season 2. Here are the details of release date, cast, and storyline of the second season of Made in Abyss.

Is there a Made in Abyss Season 2?

Creators of Made in Abyss made the official announcement for the release of season 2 on July 17, 2020. But due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it gets delayed. And no more verified information is out regarding the next release date. However, we are expecting the U.S release within 2-3 months after the Japan release.

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When will the second season of Made in Abyss Season 2 release?

There is no verified information is out regarding the release date of Made in Abyss season 2. But we can expect the release soon because the manga anime is going to release soon. Except for the ending note in the previous season, ‘to be continued,’ there is no clue given by the creators of the series for the renewal of the upcoming season.Season 2 of Made in Abyss

Who will be a part of the cast of season 2?

Just like the release date, it is also not confirmed that who all are going to be a part of season 2 of Made in Abyss. However, experts are expecting that we can see the same characters with the same voice artists. Artists who can work in the upcoming season are Miyu Tomita and Brittany Lauda as Rico; Eri Kitamura and Monica Rial as Mitty; Mariya Ise and Luci Christian as Reg; Shiori Izawa, and Brittney Karbowski as Nanachi; and more.

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What will be the Storyline of Made in Abyss Season 2?

No official announcement has been made yet regarding the storyline. So, there is no clue of what we are going to see in the upcoming Made in Abyss season. So, we can only make assumptions for now. However, it is expected that the story of the new season will stick to the original storyline. So, this is all we can say about Made in Abyss Season 2, till now. We will update you with all the latest updates regarding the upcoming season.

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Gravity Falls Season 3 Releasing Or Get Canceled? Latest Updates

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Gravity Falls Season 3

Gravity Falls is a top-rated American anime TV series. The story of the series consists of a proper proportion of Comedy, Fantasy, Drama, mystery, and Adventure. It features the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin sister Mabel. They visit a mysterious place full of supernatural creatures and paranormal forces, with their Grunkle (great-uncle). The first season of the series was aired from June 15, 2012, to August 02, 2013, for Disney and Disney XD. The first season of the series captured the interest if the audience. And then, the series came back with season 2, which was broadcasted from August 1, 2014, to February 15, 2016. And now, fans of the series wondering whether there will be a season 3 of Gravity Falls or not? So, we are here with every detail of Gravity Falls season 3 and its release.

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Will there be a season 3 of Gravity Falls season 3?

After releasing the second season of Gravity Falls, the creators declared the second season as a conclusion of the series. This news was the most heart-broken news from the makers for the fans. Hence, we will not see more season in the series.

Is the third season of Gravity Falls Cancelled?

Yes, Gravity Falls season 3 has been canceled. In 2015, the series got officially canceled for further seasons. Alex Hirsch, the creator of Gravity Falls, officially announced the cancellation of the renewal of new seasons. He stated the reason for cancelation that he wanted to end the series with a real conclusion of the characters. Alex also added that fans can still enjoy the story through the episode specials as well as graphic novels. And on July 24, 2018, he released a graphic novel, Gravity Falls: Lost Legends.Season 3 of Gravity Falls

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Who all are a part of the cast of Gravity Falls?

Many talented voice artists had worked in the Gravity Falls series and made it incredible. The cast of the series includes Jason Ritter as Dipper Pines, Kristen Schaal as Mabel Pines, Alex Hirsch as Grunkle Stan, Linda Cardellini as Wendy, John DiMaggio as Love God, Kevin Michael Richardson as  Sheriff Blubs and many more.

What is the storyline of Gravity Falls?

The story of Gravity Falls series includes the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin sister Mabel Pines. They face supernatural creatures and paranormal forces when they go to a mysterious place with their Grunkle. The story of the series is full of mysteries, adventure, thrill, drama, and much more. The series captures the interest of the audience in no time. Therefore, if you haven’t watched the series yet, what are you waiting for? Go and enjoy this wonderful series.

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