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letter #2 - olympics rescheduled, highest deaths in India ..

Hi. I am Salman, bringing you letter #2 about Covid 19. So, yesterday, I went live on Instagram inter
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letter #2 - olympics rescheduled, highest deaths in India ..
By Salman Mushir • Issue #2 • View online
Hi. I am Salman, bringing you letter #2 about Covid 19.
So, yesterday, I went live on Instagram interviewing a vlogger friend about his expertise in Filmmaking. This week in fact, I went live on Instagram twice. That has not happened before! Plus I never really used to watch any Insta live, now I seem to be doing more of that too. This is new. This is corona effect. Well, I am not complaining. In a world where people are getting infected with the 🦠and ..
Hey. How have things changed for you since Coronavirus? Reply to this email and tell me in 3-4 sentences. I would like to feature such stories from people on these letters, because as you may have heard - we are all in this together.
Alright, let’s look at what the pandemic is looking like in India and the world today.

Let’s just introspect and start with what #COVID19 is teaching us.
World Health Organization (WHO)
"Yesterday I sent a tweet with a single word: humility. Some people asked me why.

#COVID19 is reminding us how vulnerable we are, how connected we are and how dependent we are on each other"-@DrTedros #coronavirus https://t.co/PDhq5dgBpU
Daily Tracker
India COVID-19 Tracker
source and statewise breakdown on: covid19india.org
source and statewise breakdown on: covid19india.org
Global Tracker
World Events
#Tokyo2020
The Olympic Games #Tokyo2020 will be held from 23 July until 8 August 2021.

More information here: https://t.co/ST25uXKglE https://t.co/sQo1TIcH5O
Expo 2020 Dubai organisers support one year delay due to coronavirus
Healthcare infrastructure updates
The Independent
Italian doctors warn protective equipment is vital to prevent healthcare system collapse https://t.co/PNAEKwDdzD
Abbott Labs execs talk ramping up production of two new COVID-19 tests
Migration crisis in India continues
Global Times
Migrant workers and their families returning to India’s Bareilly were made to squat on roads, sprayed all over with disinfectant, which has sparked sharp outrage. #COVID19
https://t.co/mwCmFmdJBX
Economic Impact
Indian Government Announces Relief Measures for Businesses Affected by Coronavirus
India’s gig economy goes off the rails as the coronavirus crisis deepens
For India’s Laborers, Coronavirus Lockdown Is an Order to Starve
livemint
The current federal rules require an H-1B visa holder to leave the US along with their family members within 60 days of losing their job

https://t.co/yd1VojPTj3
Recommended watching
Coronavirus III: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
Coronavirus III: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
Latest on should we use masks for COVID or not & also, where do migrant labor go next
Latest on should we use masks for COVID or not & also, where do migrant labor go next
On the Frontline of COVID-19: Diary of a Doctor
Unrelated content recommendation ..
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#SalmanNeedsAJob - a podcast about jobs
#SalmanNeedsAJob - a podcast about jobs
Staying informed on the disease
Miscellaneous reading
A case for reopening liquor vends with all the adequate safeguards
As gloomy as things may seem, there's good all around ..
ANI
Gujarat: A group of around 150 members of the transgender community in Surat has been distributing food kits - consisting of rice, flour, oil, tea leaves, sugar among other things - among the residents of slum areas of the city and other needy people amid #CoronavirusLockdown. https://t.co/q2LalwqY7v
Alright, that's it for today ..
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Thank you for reading. Hope you are safe wherever you are 😷
Now, I am gonna go create an Instagram summary of this newsletter. Bye 👋
Until tomorrow.
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