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Bayern Munich fine quarantined unvaccinated players, say reports
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Bayern Munich fine quarantined unvaccinated players, say reports

Bayern bosses reportedly summoned him and four other unvaccinated teammates on Thursday to inform them of the pay cut when they are in isolation because they have not taken the jab, Bild said, quoting unnamed sources from the team

UK eases rules for vaccinated international travellers, cost burden on Indian fliers to reduce
World

UK eases rules for vaccinated international travellers, cost burden on Indian fliers to reduce

From 4 October, the current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries based on levels of COVID-19 risk will be scrapped and replaced with one red list only

India vs Sri Lanka: Krunal Pandya ruled out of series, all eight close contacts test negative but can't take field, says report
First Cricket News

India vs Sri Lanka: Krunal Pandya ruled out of series, all eight close contacts test negative but can't take field, says report

As per Sri Lanka's health safety protocols, Krunal will not be able to travel back to India with other members of the contingent on 30 July as he will now have to undergo mandatory isolation and obtain a negative RT-PCR report.

India vs Sri Lanka: Rishabh Pant, throwdown expert Dayanand test positive for COVID-19; three more isolated as visitors reassemble
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India vs Sri Lanka: Rishabh Pant, throwdown expert Dayanand test positive for COVID-19; three more isolated as visitors reassemble

One coaching staff member and reserve wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha were put in isolation for having come in contact with Garani.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, desperate dashes to Greenland and Himalayas, and inventiveness of an uninitiated tourist
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, desperate dashes to Greenland and Himalayas, and inventiveness of an uninitiated tourist

Only in 2020 – while daydreaming of the adventures I never took – did I entertain the possibility that the “Secret Life” in the title was not literal but figurative. That Walter Mitty visualises what he must to rationalise a dark week in his career.

Anxiety, depression, isolation: 50 Indians on biggest mental health challenges they've faced amid COVID-19 crisis
Lifestyle

Anxiety, depression, isolation: 50 Indians on biggest mental health challenges they've faced amid COVID-19 crisis

Firstpost heard from 50 individuals about what their mental health struggles had been like in the year of a pandemic, self-isolation and lockdowns.

Solos review: Amazon Prime Video sci-fi anthology is a worthy exploration of humans connected by isolation
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Solos review: Amazon Prime Video sci-fi anthology is a worthy exploration of humans connected by isolation

Isolation, a sense of loss, and technology — three relevant threads run through all seven short films in David Weil's perceptive sci-fi anthology Solos.

Wriddhiman Saha recovers from COVID-19, to be available for tour of England
First Cricket News

Wriddhiman Saha recovers from COVID-19, to be available for tour of England

Saha has reached his home in Kolkata after completing over a fortnight-long quarantine at a Delhi hotel. He was picked for the England-bound squad subject to fitness.

Next level lockdown: French group goes underground in cave for six weeks to study effects of acute isolation
World

Next level lockdown: French group goes underground in cave for six weeks to study effects of acute isolation

Since Sunday night, 15 men and women are living in the vast Lombrives cave in the Pyrenees mountains south of Toulouse for an experiment dubbed "Deep Time," led by the French-Swiss explorer Christian Clot

Sri Lanka vs England: Hosts' cautious and 'sanitised' Covid welcome reassures Joe Root's men ahead of Test series
First Cricket News

Sri Lanka vs England: Hosts' cautious and 'sanitised' Covid welcome reassures Joe Root's men ahead of Test series

England arrived on the Indian Ocean island Sunday to resume a tour cancelled in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic and will be hoping to repeat their 3-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka in 2018.

Virtual fatigue, virtual joy: In 2020, the screen was a door that opened onto experiences both welcome and exhausting
Lifestyle

Virtual fatigue, virtual joy: In 2020, the screen was a door that opened onto experiences both welcome and exhausting

2020 is the year we lost. For those lucky enough to stay inside, it has been a year of diminished experiences.

Everything I consumed on screen as an escape from 2020 helped me evolve into a filmmaker, writes Shefali Shah
Entertainment

Everything I consumed on screen as an escape from 2020 helped me evolve into a filmmaker, writes Shefali Shah

"This lock-up gave me time to prep rigorously as a filmmaker. And just like that, I was ready to shoot a film as a director. The more I worked on it, the more convinced I was that this blunder had to be made."

CDC shortens recommended quarantine period from 14 days to seven days if test are negative
science

CDC shortens recommended quarantine period from 14 days to seven days if test are negative

In July CDC shortened, from 14 days to 10, its advice on how long a person should stay in isolation after they first experience COVID symptoms — provided they’re no longer sick.

Rooftops as an antidote to the lockdown: A photographer documents people's shared joys, closeness on terraces
Arts & Culture

Rooftops as an antidote to the lockdown: A photographer documents people's shared joys, closeness on terraces

On a rooftop, it is possible to convince yourself that not everything has changed since the pandemic: it’s still possible to spend time with family outdoors, to play the odd game of cricket, to meet friends and relatives.

People with PTSD almost twice as likely to suffer from dementia later in life, suggests new study
India

People with PTSD almost twice as likely to suffer from dementia later in life, suggests new study

The researchers also said that the risk of dementia among the general population may be higher than what the study suggested due the stigma attached to mental health disorders, reluctance among people to get help, and poor access to mental healthcare facilities

Veteran filmmaker Singeetam Srinivasa Rao tests positive for coronavirus, says it's a 'mild infection'
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Veteran filmmaker Singeetam Srinivasa Rao tests positive for coronavirus, says it's a 'mild infection'

Filmmaker Singeetam Srinivasa Rao, in a Facebook video message, revealed that he had tested positive for the coronavirus on 9 September.

Is staying home harming your child’s immune system by making them more susceptible to other diseases?
science

Is staying home harming your child’s immune system by making them more susceptible to other diseases?

A theory known as the “old friends” hypothesis suggests that exposure to harmless microbes that have co-evolved with humans help to train the developing immune system.

New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary
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New Zealand crosses 100 days without any new domestic COVID-19 cases; WHO hails milestone as exemplary

The country halted the spread of SARS-CoV-2 by imposing a strict lockdown in late March when only around 100 people had tested positive.

Social distancing alone will not slow the spread of the Coronavirus, other preventive steps need to be taken as well
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Social distancing alone will not slow the spread of the Coronavirus, other preventive steps need to be taken as well

If social distancing "alone" is to be implemented longer than two weeks, a moderate shut down could be more effective for the society than a stricter complete shut-down.

To reduce COVID-19 transmission, how much physical distance should you maintain?
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To reduce COVID-19 transmission, how much physical distance should you maintain?

A study found that physical distancing of at least one metre lowers the risk of COVID-19 transmission, but two metres could be more effective.