Major UK takeaway chains start to reopen

Staff will wear masks and gloves and will be trained in running delivery-only kitchens hygienically, the fast food chain said. There will be stringent cleaning measures, and staff will get social distancing training. The restaurants will also donate 1,000 meals per week to staff working at NHS hospitals in the vicinity of the reopened restaurants. […]

Dentists have nowhere to send patients

However, the BDA says only a tiny number of these sites have been set up so far. UDCs are designed to provide care for people with urgent and emergency dental problems, after a referral from their local practice. They are meant to offer treatment to patients with symptoms that include: Fractured teeth Post-extraction bleeding Facial […]

Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Ben McAdams become first members of Congress to test positive for coronavirus

(CNN)Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Ben McAdams have become the first members of Congress to test positive for coronavirus, a grim new indicator of the virus’ aggressive spread. Later on Wednesday evening, McAdams, a Utah Democrat, said he too had been diagnosed. “Today I learned that I tested positive,” he said in a statement released on […]

US conducts airstrikes against multiple Iranian-backed militia sites in Iraq

(CNN)The US carried out airstrikes on Thursday against multiple Iranian-backed militia sites in Iraq, according to the US Defense Department. Fox News was first to report on the strike. A US defense official told CNN that the strikes were carried out by manned fighter aircraft and targeted five weapons storage facilities. In a written statement, […]

Disney became a giant under Bob Iger. The question is if he can be replaced

Los Angeles (CNN Business)Bob Iger gradually built the Walt Disney (DIS) Co. into the juggernaut that it is today – one acquisition and expansion at a time fueling the question of whether the CEO is irreplaceable. In one stunning, unexpected stroke, the company and media industry is about to find out. Iger proceeded to engineer […]

Authorities discover the longest drug-smuggling tunnel in San Diego

(CNN)Federal agents have discovered a drug smuggling tunnel that stretches about three-quarters of a mile — the longest ever discovered along the Southwest border. “Although the cartels will continue to use their resources to try and breach our border, the DEA and our partners on the Tunnel Task Force will continue to use our resources […]

Western Carolina building evacuated after ‘hazardous materials incident,’ university says

(CNN)Western Carolina University’s health and human services building was evacuated and placed on lockdown Thursday after a “hazardous materials incident,” an official at the campus in North Carolina said. The campus of about 12,000 students is located in rural Cullowhee, about an hour’s drive west of Asheville. Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/06/us/western-carolina-university-building-hazardous-materials-evacuation/index.html Diggy

This NFL season ushered in a new era for African American quarterbacks

Aventura, Florida (CNN)There was a time when there were no African American quarterbacks starting in the NFL. “My grandpa was a Redskins fan because of Doug Williams, and the way that he was able to be the Super Bowl MVP and do all those different things — a little bit before my time,” Mahomes said […]