A 15-meter sperm whale died in Santa Clara del Mar

The sperm whale is between 12 and 15 meters longIt belongs to the family of dolphins, and because the place where it ran aground is impossible to enter with large machinery, those who work in the place evaluated the maneuvers for its removal.

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The president of the Fauna Argentina Foundation, Juan Lorenzani, explained to the portal 0223 that after entering the sea to check the animal, it was confirmed that it was not breathing and that it was not a whale, but “a sperm whale.”

“The difference is that the whale has a beard which is where it filters the food while the sperm whales, as they are from the dolphin family, are odontocetes, that is, they have teeth to digest food,” he added.

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“Twice I went into the sea to corroborate it. The animal is in the same position, with its mouth ajar and without vital signs,” he remarked, adding that he estimated that it had apparently “arrived alive” to the coast “due to the type of marks that are in the body, that are wounded by the rocky bottom “.

Regarding the fate of the body of the sperm whale, he considered that “the ideal would be that all that later could go to the Lorenzo Scaglia Museum of Natural Sciences but we will see what is decided”.

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INTERVIEW. Coronavirus: “The second wave will look different”

The virus is circulating in France but in a limited way. A reprieve which should allow us to be ready to face a second wave difficult to avoid in the fall. Very effective treatments are not for tomorrow, the key will be the organization and acceptance of constraints. For this, the fight must be refocused at the local level believes Professor Pierre-Louis Druais, member of the Covid Scientific Council and general practitioner. He answers questions from West France.

Is a second wave in the fall-winter almost inevitable?

Most likely and the disease will undoubtedly present itself in a different way. Some believe that it risks taking Europe all at once. Against the second wave, we must organize. It will take a good logistical organization and this is not our basic culture. We do not win a war with offensive weapons, but with trains and engineers.

Isn’t the obligation to wear a mask outdoors exaggerated?

When you are in a very concentrated market, the risk is not the same as in a nightclub, but it does exist.

Should this be decided at the local level?

I believe we should let the mayors decide, in agreement with the prefects. The local level allows a better acceptance by the population. In my doctor’s office, whenever I offer therapy to a patient, I am in a negotiation between what is desirable and what is possible. It is this type of relationship that can be established. Especially since the mayors have just been elected, they have the confidence of the population.

How to test faster and better?

The reference diagnostic tests remain the nasopharyngeal PCR tests. Effective saliva tests would be very helpful, but they lack sensitivity at the moment. A research protocol has been launched in Guyana, where the virus is actively circulating.

Is it a question of comparing nasopharyngeal and oral tests?

Yes, but we also wonder about the best sampling technique. In a spit, deep in the throat, under the tongue? In the lab, we see a great variability in the specificity of the result (the specificity of a test measures its ability to detect only the virus sought). The advantage of these saliva tests is the possibility of having a response within a few hours and the better acceptability of the test.

Achieving group immunity by letting the virus spread will never be an option?

The Swedes wanted to take this route, it was not a success. In Florida, it was a disaster. The price to pay is too high.

“The population has not joined StopCovid”

The tracing of contact cases, as practiced, will be insufficient in the opinion of the Council …

It is currently relatively efficient because the intensity of the traffic is low. The declarative side of contact cases does not work so badly, but the procedure is slow and cumbersome. However, the CPAM must be credited with having launched something.

The tracking by the StopCovid application is a failure?

The population did not join. It works in Asia, where the awareness that everyone has a role to play for the collective is cultural. I hear people here tell me that they don’t want StopCovid because they fear that it collects their personal data. But often they have no problem being on Facebook or Twitter. The mask, physical distancing and barrier gestures remain our best weapons.

Achieving group immunity by letting the virus spread will never be an option?

The Swedes wanted to take this route, it was not a success. In Florida, it was a disaster. The price to pay is too high. In the best cases, in France, the seropositivity ”is less than 10%. 80% of the population would need to have developed neutralizing antibodies for group protection.

Won’t the constraints saturate the French?

We always have a problem with balancing coercion and education. I prefer education to coercion. It’s more complicated, it’s long. But in the long term, it is more efficient. Coercion may be necessary but cannot be the only answer.

“There is no miracle cure”

In order to better anticipate what will happen next, what is the most urgent scientific question to resolve?

The big problem is to have a precise idea of ​​the seropositivity rate in the population, on the part of the population a priori protected. This factor determines prevention strategies and targeting populations at risk. There is still a lack of data on how the disease is distributed by age group. What is certain is that currently the circulation of the virus is favored by the movements of the younger population. People identified at risk take precautions.

In terms of treatments, very little is working right now?

There is no miracle cure and this is not surprising, since we started by testing molecules designed for other diseases. Some experimental treatments (the corticosteroid dexamethrasone, the monoclonal antibody tocilizumab, to a lesser extent remdesivir) show beneficial effects in severe cases. But we do not have an effective early stage treatment that would reduce the negative course of the disease. And even less preventive treatment. In any case, mass is said for hydroxychloroquine and antibiotics, it does not work.

The controversy on this subject will leave traces?

From an alternative path, we moved to an unreasonable hope or even a belief. Fueling this belief is an unacceptable scandal on the part of researchers who claim to be caregivers. With speeches questioning the principles of the scientific method, even from doctors and professors.

Sometimes I felt like I was going back to the Middle Ages. It is not because something seems to be working, in some cases that it is the cause. Yes, it will leave traces. when you have entered the realm of belief, there is always something left.

We do not yet have the results of new treatments specifically targeting Covid-19?

Not yet. We do not even have analyzable intermediate data. But let’s remember how long it took to find the first treatment for HIV: seven years. If we find a treatment that is effective enough within two years, that will be an achievement.

“Nothing shows that we will have a safe vaccine quickly”

Is a short-term vaccine really possible?

I am quite amazed at the quality of the first objective data. We have several avenues exploited, for vaccines that protect or reduce mortality. For now, there is no evidence that we will have a safe vaccine quickly. When Russia says it has successfully tested a vaccine on its military, I don’t know if it’s fake news or politics.

Could he protect for a long time? People who have had Covid have not kept protective antibodies

It seems that the protection can sometimes disappear quite quickly. We don’t have all the answers. Faced with this virus, we have often reasoned from the example of other viruses, and this has failed us. The Covid-19 has already had many surprises in store for us. Professor Delfraissy says it’s a cow farm, I agree. Faced with this virus, we must remain humble, attentive, reasoned. And reinstall that word which is trust. We have used it in all Scientific Council opinions.

The Scientific Council has been extended until October. How do you operate now?

Until July, we had daily meetings, sometimes twice daily. We had four or five a week in July. At the beginning of August, some of us, including me, are taking a few vacation. But we keep a meeting once a week. And we discuss in the meantime on specific points, when there is an urgent need to agree. It works well, we know each other well now.

Epidemiologist Arnaud Fontanet, also on the Scientific Council, says that it would be good if new blood arrives at the start of the school year …

Absolutely. But we should not change the whole Council at once. There is a good dynamic in this group, although the load is heavy for all of us. It is a voluntary process. Someone like Arnaud also has teams of researchers to manage. For my part, I have my activity as a liberal doctor, which I had to reduce …

The Scientific Council will be extended after October?

It seems obvious.

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Ten years of the Sun’s activity in a fascinating time-lapse video

425 million images condensed into one hour video – by EB /CorriereTv
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The American space agency NASA has taken the 425 million high-resolution images taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) telescope in the last decade and condensed them into a one-hour video (which you can find here). In the movie, each second represents one day of the year. Filming starts on June 2, 2010 and ends with the latest snapshots of June 1, 2020.

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Twins killed, the site of the tragedy in Margno, in the Lecco area

The father committed suicide after killing his two children – from Lecconline /CorriereTv
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A few hours earlier, after a day in the mountains of Valsassina, the images posted on social networks ran carefree in the courtyard before the holiday turned into tragedy. Elena and Diego, 12-year-old twins, were killed in the night, suffocated by their father. “You will never see them again,” is the message sent by Mario Bressi, a 45-year-old employee, to his mother, Daniela Fumagalli, her age. It was she who raised the alarm, after rushing to Margno (Lecco) and having found the children now dead in the family’s holiday home. The man, with whom the relations had worn out, had meanwhile committed suicide by launching himself from the Vittoria bridge in May of Cremeno, the only testament to those photos on Instagram. “With my kids always together,” his comment. The mother’s screams woke the whole country, which in the summer is full of mountain enthusiasts. “They don’t wake up, they don’t wake up,” he repeated in a loud voice, writhing in pain. “I made the flight of stairs and ran down, but it was too late: even the volunteers of the Red Cross were crying”, is the story of Vincenzo Rizza, a neighbor, who reported having heard “a lot of noises in the night strange. ” It was about 3 in the morning: “I didn’t think about the thieves and I didn’t leave the house”, his regret. “If only they had been more frequent, perhaps I could have done something – he added in tears – The thought of this father who prepares food for his children and then kills them is something monstrous …”.

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The launch of Vega from Kourou postponed because of bad weather :: Society :: RBC

French company Arianespace has postponed the launch of the Vega rocket from Kourou in French Guiana due to bad weather. About this, the Corporation said on Twitter.

As specified in the message, the rocket carries 53 microsatellite on Board. The company noted that weather permitting Vega will launch on June 28.

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it raises the number of infections among young people – Telemundo San Diego (20)

According to the count of NBC News, the US reached early this morning of Saturday, the number of 2,467,147 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 125,547 deceased.

Texas and Florida backtracked on Friday, and adopted new measures against the bars, while the daily number of confirmed infections of coronaviruses throughout the united States reached an unprecedented 40,000.

The governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, ordered the closure of all the bars, while Florida banned the consumption of alcohol in those establishments. Both states joined a small but growing list of entities that have been suspended, a greater re-opening of their economies due to flare-ups, mainly in the south and the west of the country.

On Wednesday, the number of new cases of coronavirus by day in the united States, exceeded the peak reached at the end of April, recording more than 45,000 new cases of COVID-19, more than the maximum 36,400 reached on the 24th of April, according to NBC News.

This according to data compiled Wednesday by NBC.

The state most affected by the pandemic remains New York with 395,703 confirmed cases 32,169 deceased.

New York will continue to the neighboring New Jersey with 173,640 confirmed cases and 14,872 deceased, the state of Illinois, with 138,540 infections and 6,847 deaths, and Massachusetts, which has been reported 107,837 positive for coronavirus and 8,013 dead.

Other states with a large number of deaths are Michigan (6,133), Pennsylvania (6,630), California (5,814), and Connecticut, with 4,307.

Health experts have said that it is seeing an alarmingly high number of infections among young people who are coming out again, often without masks and without follow other social distancing measures.

Governor Greg Abbott took the decision to the spike in cases of COVID-19.

“It is evident that the increase in cases is driven primarily by a certain type of activities, as the assistance of texans in the bars,” stated Abbott.

Abbott had undertaken one of the calendarizaciones most dynamic of reopening in the country. The republican had stood up to the demands of that order the use of facemasks and also had refused until last week to allow local governments to impose such a measure.

“The doctors told us at the time, and what is said to who will listen, that this would be a disaster. And what has been”, stated the judge, democrat Clay Jenkins, the authority of highest rank in the county of Dallas. “Once again, the governor acts with slowness. Now you are forced to do the things that you require to do so in the last month and a half”.

Texas reported more than 17,000 new cases in the last three days, and on Thursday reached a record high of nearly 6,000. The second most populous state has also registered daily record of hospitalizations, and Friday surpassed for the first time the 5,000 patients of coronavirus boarding schools.

The couple also has a daughter of 1 year, who also tested positive to the virus.

In Florida, on the instruction of the governor-republican Ron DeSantis, the agency that regulates bars took action after the daily number of new confirmed cases is closer to 9,000, nearly double the record from just two days ago.

Colleen Corbett, a maid of 30 years who works at two facilities in Tampa, was said to be upset and worried to stay again without a job, but pointed out that the restrictions are the correct size. Most customers were not using masks, he said.

“It seems as if they have forgotten that there is a pandemic or just left to worry,” said Corbett.

Several of the states most affected, such as Arizona and Arkansas, have republican governors who have resisted efforts to legislate mandatory use of facemasks and have reiterated the president’s desire to Donald Trump to revive the economy quickly, despite warnings that there could be new outbreaks of coronavirus.

The experts of the federal government estimate that they would be more than 20 million infected with the virus in the US. To see more of Telemundo, visit now.telemundo.com

The number of deaths from coronavirus in the united States has been around 600 per day recently, compared with about 2,200 in the peak reached in April. Some experts doubt that it will reach that level again due to advances in treatment and prevention.

The virus has caused some 125,000 deaths and has infected almost 2.5 million people in the united States, according to a tally by the Johns Hopkins University. But health authorities believe that the number of cases is 10 times higher. At the global level, the virus has claimed close to half a million lives.

Louisiana reported its second day with more than 1,300 confirmed cases, a number that made the democratic governor, John Bel Edwards to suspend a greater lifting of restrictions on mobility. The republican governor of Arizona, Doug Ducey, did the same thing, since the new cases in your state exceed the 3,000 per day, and 85% of hospital beds are occupied.

For the second time in a week, Tennessee reported its biggest daily increase in confirmed infections, with more than 1,400, but the republican governor Bill Lee has been reluctant to re-impose restrictions or require the use of masks.

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experts say looming disaster – Telemundo Denver

Hospital administrators and health experts warned on Wednesday that some parts of the united States are on the verge of being overwhelmed by a resurgence of the coronavirus, and expressed regret that politicians and the public weary of closures are leaving that disaster to happen.

The united states recorded a total of 34,700 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, the highest figure in two months, from the peak of 36,400 registered in mid-April, according to the count maintained by the Johns Hopkins University.

Even though new confirmed cases have been declining steadily in sites with outbreaks early in the united States, such as New York and New Jersey, several other states set records for one day this week, including Arizona, California, Mississippi, Nevada and Texas. Some of them broke in addition to records of hospital admissions, as it happened in North Carolina and South Carolina.

The united states reached this Wednesday the number of 2,385,348 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the of 122,450 deceased, in accordance with the count independent of NBC News.

New York remains the state hardest hit by the pandemic with 398,105 confirmed cases and 32,079 dead.

New York will continue to the neighboring New Jersey (173,475 cases and 13,004 deceased), Massachusetts (107,611 infections and 7,938 deaths) and Illinois (138,540 positive and 6,770 dead).

In Pennsylvania there are 87,733 cases, of which 6,573 have resulted in deaths. Meanwhile, in Michigan, have been confirmed 68,555 infections and 6,114 deaths.

California currently has 192,537 infections and 5,677 deaths, while in Connecticut there are 45,899 infected and 4,277 deceased. Florida reached 109,014 cases and 3,281 deceased, at the time that Louisiana collects 52,477 infections and 3,152 deaths.

“People became complacent,” said dr. Marc Boom, director general of the hospital system Houston Methodist. “And the virus is returning and golpeándonos, frankly”.

The stock market plunged considerably on Wednesday after the resurgence of the virus cast a shadow over hopes for a quick economic recovery. The virus has been blamed for more than 122,000 deaths in the united States and more than 2.3 million of confirmed infections.

California, the most populous state, reported more than 7,100 new cases. The count in Florida grew by 5,500 in a day, an increase of 25% compared to the record of the previous week and three times the level just two weeks ago.

In Texas, which began to lift the restrictions of the confinement may 1, the hospital admissions have doubled, and the new cases to triple in two weeks.

Governor Greg Abbott told the channel KFDA-TV that the state goes through a “massive outbreak” and may require new local restrictions to preserve space for hospitalizations in some places.

In the eight hospitals of Houston Methodist in Texas, the count of patients with COVID-19 has increased threefold in the last month, at 312. Approximately 20% of the testing of coronavirus that are now the hospitals are positive, compared with between 2% and 4% in mid-may.

If that trend doesn’t change, the chain of hospitals with 2,000 beds would be 600 patients with coronavirus in the next three weeks and would be forced to cancel surgeries not essential, said Boom.

“We need everyone to behave perfectly and work together perfectly,” to slow down the rate of infections, said Boom. “When I see a restaurant or a business in which the people are not following the guidelines, where they are abandoning the caution, that makes me mad”.

In Arizona, the cases will likely exceed the capacity of beds in the hospitals of the state in the coming weeks if the trend continues, said dr. Joseph Gerald, a professor of political of public health of the University of Arizona.

“We are in serious trouble,” said Gerald, who called the state to impose new restrictions on business, something that the republican governor Doug Ducey has refused to do. Without such measures, says Gerald, the balance of deaths will occur at levels “unprecedented”.

Dr. Peter Hotez, an expert in infectious diseases, said that he is concerned that the states wasted the time they have left to prevent a crisis much greater.

“We are still speaking of subtleties, we are discussing if we should wear masks or not, and we still do not understand that a vaccine is not going to rescue,” said Hotez, of the School of Medicine, Baylor, Texas.

Initially, governor Abbott, also a republican, forbade local officials penalized or multaran people for not wearing masks when he began to be reopened by the state. After cases are fired, Abbott said last week that cities and counties could allow the business would require masks.

In Florida, several counties and cities have recently begun to require face masks in public places and penalizing businesses that do comply with the regulations of estrangement public.

In an indication of the change of the outbreak in the country, New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, announced that it will require visitors from states with high rates of infection must be quarantined for 14 days. It is a change from march, when the governor of Florida Ron DeSantis issued a similar order for the visitors to the New York area, where then were an increase in cases.

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experts say looming disaster – Telemundo Bay Area 48

Hospital administrators and health experts warned on Wednesday that some parts of the united States are on the verge of being overwhelmed by a resurgence of the coronavirus, and expressed regret that politicians and the public weary of closures are leaving that disaster to happen.

The united states recorded a total of 34,700 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, the highest figure in two months, from the peak of 36,400 registered in mid-April, according to the count maintained by the Johns Hopkins University.

Even though new confirmed cases have been declining steadily in sites with outbreaks early in the united States, such as New York and New Jersey, several other states set records for one day this week, including Arizona, California, Mississippi, Nevada and Texas. Some of them broke in addition to records of hospital admissions, as it happened in North Carolina and South Carolina.

The united states reached this Wednesday the number of 2,385,348 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the of 122,450 deceased, in accordance with the count independent of NBC News.

New York remains the state hardest hit by the pandemic with 398,105 confirmed cases and 32,079 dead.

New York will continue to the neighboring New Jersey (173,475 cases and 13,004 deceased), Massachusetts (107,611 infections and 7,938 deaths) and Illinois (138,540 positive and 6,770 dead).

In Pennsylvania there are 87,733 cases, of which 6,573 have resulted in deaths. Meanwhile, in Michigan, have been confirmed 68,555 infections and 6,114 deaths.

California currently has 192,537 infections and 5,677 deaths, while in Connecticut there are 45,899 infected and 4,277 deceased. Florida reached 109,014 cases and 3,281 deceased, at the time that Louisiana collects 52,477 infections and 3,152 deaths.

“People became complacent,” said dr. Marc Boom, director general of the hospital system Houston Methodist. “And the virus is returning and golpeándonos, frankly”.

The stock market plunged considerably on Wednesday after the resurgence of the virus cast a shadow over hopes for a quick economic recovery. The virus has been blamed for more than 122,000 deaths in the united States and more than 2.3 million of confirmed infections.

California, the most populous state, reported more than 7,100 new cases. The count in Florida grew by 5,500 in a day, an increase of 25% compared to the record of the previous week and three times the level just two weeks ago.

In Texas, which began to lift the restrictions of the confinement may 1, the hospital admissions have doubled, and the new cases to triple in two weeks.

Governor Greg Abbott told the channel KFDA-TV that the state goes through a “massive outbreak” and may require new local restrictions to preserve space for hospitalizations in some places.

In the eight hospitals of Houston Methodist in Texas, the count of patients with COVID-19 has increased threefold in the last month, at 312. Approximately 20% of the testing of coronavirus that are now the hospitals are positive, compared with between 2% and 4% in mid-may.

If that trend doesn’t change, the chain of hospitals with 2,000 beds would be 600 patients with coronavirus in the next three weeks and would be forced to cancel surgeries not essential, said Boom.

“We need everyone to behave perfectly and work together perfectly,” to slow down the rate of infections, said Boom. “When I see a restaurant or a business in which the people are not following the guidelines, where they are abandoning the caution, that makes me mad”.

In Arizona, the cases will likely exceed the capacity of beds in the hospitals of the state in the coming weeks if the trend continues, said dr. Joseph Gerald, a professor of political of public health of the University of Arizona.

“We are in serious trouble,” said Gerald, who called the state to impose new restrictions on business, something that the republican governor Doug Ducey has refused to do. Without such measures, says Gerald, the balance of deaths will occur at levels “unprecedented”.

Dr. Peter Hotez, an expert in infectious diseases, said that he is concerned that the states wasted the time they have left to prevent a crisis much greater.

“We are still speaking of subtleties, we are discussing if we should wear masks or not, and we still do not understand that a vaccine is not going to rescue,” said Hotez, of the School of Medicine, Baylor, Texas.

Initially, governor Abbott, also a republican, forbade local officials penalized or multaran people for not wearing masks when he began to be reopened by the state. After cases are fired, Abbott said last week that cities and counties could allow the business would require masks.

In Florida, several counties and cities have recently begun to require face masks in public places and penalizing businesses that do comply with the regulations of estrangement public.

In an indication of the change of the outbreak in the country, New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, announced that it will require visitors from states with high rates of infection must be quarantined for 14 days. It is a change from march, when the governor of Florida Ron DeSantis issued a similar order for the visitors to the New York area, where then were an increase in cases.

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The number of deaths due COVID in the United States exceeded the loss of the country in the First world :: Society :: RBC

Photo: Evan Vucci / AP

The number of deaths due to the coronavirus COVID-19 in the United States exceeded the losses of the American army during the First world war. It is reported by Associated Perss.

According to official data, US losses during the First world war was 116 516 persons, the Agency said.

According to the American University Hopkin Jones, who leads the statistics of deaths and cases of coronavirus, because COVID-died 19 116 905 Americans.

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That being said, Apple and Microsoft reached a record $1.5 trillion :: Business :: RBC

Against the background of General decline in the share of high-tech companies continue to grow in price

Photo: Sean Gallup / Getty Images

Apple and Microsoft were the first companies whose market capitalization reached $1.5 trillion. It happened during regular trading on NASDAQ. The cost shares of Apple rose to $352, Microsoft — to $196.

Increased capitalization and other tech giants. From Amazon, it reached $1.3 trillion, the Alphabet (owned by Google) is $1 trillion.

As noted Barrons’s, the growth record of the shares of these four companies is on the background of decrease of main indexes. Thus, the index S&P 500 fell 0.5% and the Dow Jones 1%.

The publication indicates that the growth of Apple stock and Microsoft contributed to the crisis associated with the spread of coronavirus infection and protests in the United States. Paper high-tech companies are considered by investors as safe enough from the point of view of preservation of funds.

The company has benefited from the spread of coronavirus. Amazon benefited from the closure of convenience stores and the spread of electronic Commerce, Microsoft technologies needed for the transfer of workers to udalenku, and Alphabet made a fortune in advertising. As for Apple, the enthusiasm of investors is associated including with the upcoming release of iPhone 5G.

MacRumors also notes that Apple have actively practiced a buyback of its shares, which contributed to the increase in the value of securities of the company.

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