HOTTOPIC: Prevention tips for cold and flu

Definitely avoid, when possible, close contact with sick people. Many pharmacies and even grocery stores already tout signage and advertisements announcing the beginning of cold and flu season and the need for protective flu shots. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides comprehensive information on the 2019-20 influenza season at cdc.gov/flu, and emphasizes some ways to avoid getting the flu in the first place: ‒ Avoid, when possible, close contact with sick people. ‒ While sick, limit contact with others as much as possible. ‒ Especially when experiencing the…

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The New Tech Economy

People interact with a crowd-sourced digital projection titled ‘Project:Dome – OCISLY’ by Lawrence Loh and Sebastien Jurkowski during the Singapore Night Festival 2019 media preview in Singapore. It’s not news that the tech entrepreneur economy is in full swing. From the online markets for banking, education, publishing, artistic productions and crafts, there is no shortage for uses of the internet for marketing freelance skills to the larger world market, irrespective of national boundaries and customs. One can buy hand-made items on Etsy or industrial-made technology from Japan with the click…

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