Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Coronavirus News (271)

Where to start with Louise Glück, winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in literature  “Childhood and family life, the close relationship with parents and siblings is a [theme] that has remained central to her.” .......... “It is terrible to survive/ as consciousness/ buried in the dark earth” ...........  “You who do not remember/ passage from the other world/ I tell you I could speak again: whatever/ returns from oblivion returns/ to find a voice.” ...............  “Long ago, I was wounded. I lived/ to revenge myself/ against my father, not/ for what he was — /for what I was: from the beginning of time,/ in childhood, I thought/ that pain meant/ I was not loved./ It meant I loved.” ............... “Today, when I woke up, I asked myself/ why did Christ die? Who knows/ the meaning of such questions?” 

Covid virus ‘survives for 28 days’ in lab conditions The virus responsible for Covid-19 can remain infectious on surfaces such as banknotes, phone screens and stainless steel for 28 days .........  However, the experiment was conducted in the dark. UV light has already been shown to kill the virus. ......... SARS-Cov-2 survived for less time at hotter temperatures than cooler temperatures; it stopped being infectious within 24 hours at 40C on some surfaces. ....... stayed longer on smooth, non-porous surfaces than on porous materials such as cloth, which was found not to carry any infectious virus past 14 days. ......... "the chance of transmission through inanimate surfaces is very small". He said studies that suggested a significant risk had been designed with "little resemblance to real-life scenarios".  ..........  The experiments were, however, carried out in virus friendly conditions - in a dark room with stable temperatures and humidity  

 भ्रष्टाचारको कुरा बाहिर बोलेपछि ठूलो कम्पन आएको छ : भट्टराई

ओली, प्रचण्ड र देउवाले नौ अर्ब खाएको प्रमाण दिन सक्छुः डा. भट्टराई

५३ बर्ष अमेरिकामा बसेर पनि नेपाली भएरै बिते सुरुमा अमेरिका आउनेमध्येका सुखदेव शाह शाह सन् १९६७ मा पानीजहाज चढेर अमेरिका आएका थिए । जतिबेला अमेरिकाभरमा नै नेपालीहरुको संख्या औंलामा गन्नसकिने थियो । ....... प्रवासमा बसेर नेपालको राजनीतिमा आफ्नो औकात खोज्ने हैन बरु त्यहाँको राजनीति सुधार गर्न लागेकाहरुलाइ सकेको सहयोग गर्नुपर्ने उहाँको शिक्षा सबैले ग्रहण गर्नुपर्छ ।’ 

कोरोनामुक्त सांसद श्रेष्ठको सुझाव- 'काठमाडौंमा २५ दिन कडा लकडाउन नगरे अवस्था भयावह हुन्छ'  

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