The Daily Populous

Saturday July 25th, 2020 morning edition

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You have no doubt seen plenty of people in public with their mask pulled down so it only covers their mouth, leaving their nose exposed.

New research suggests this defeats the point of wearing a mask even more than you might think.

Unfortunately, just like the nose is better for breathing, the nose also appears to be better at spreading COVID-19.

Here are some dos and don'ts when it comes to wearing a mask, explained by some of history's most famous paintings.

A study published in the journal Cell mapped locations in the respiratory tract where the COVID-19 virus most quickly invades, multiplies and spreads.

They found the cells that line the nose were significantly more likely to become infected and shed virus compared to the throat or lungs.

There is growing interest in wearing face shields either in combination with or in place of a face covering. »

Fauci says "serious threats" have been made against him and his wife and daughters

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On "The Axe Files" podcast, Axelrod asked Fauci about how he's become a target during the pandemic, as people who have suffered economic hardships have become angry.

"I've seen a side of society that I guess is understandable, but it's a little bit disturbing," Fauci said.

The Department of Justice confirmed in April that federal officials were ramping up security for Fauci after threats were made against him. »

‘Step Brothers’ and the Peak Summer of Blockbuster Comedy

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Welcome to The Ringer’s Return to Summer Blockbuster Season, where we’ll feature different summer classics each week.

The world of the titular middle-aged man-children, Dale Doback and Brennan Huff, was one with a euphoric amount of freedom.

Even when movie theaters open again en masse, if they ever do, their screens likely won’t be filled with major comedies. »

Unemployment benefits: Employers are having trouble recruiting. They blame the federal $600 bump

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Why is it so hard to find workers when Georgia's unemployment rate was 7.6% in June, more than double February's level?

Thakkarbelieves it's because of the $600 weekly boost to unemployment benefits that Congress enacted in late March in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Zalak Thakkar, an investor in a Georgia sandwich shop, said the extra $600 unemployment benefit makes it harder to find people to hire. »

Not in China but Chennai. Apple starts manufacturing of iPhone 11 in India

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In a major win for the govt’s Aatamnirbhar India initiative, Apple has started manufacturing of one of its flagship devices, the iPhone 11, at Chennai’s Foxconn plant.

Apple has started manufacturing iPhone 11 in India, bringing a top-of-the-line model for the first time in the country.".

In 2017, Apple had started the domestic manufacturing of the Apple iPhone SE 2016 in the Bangalore plant. »