Certified N95 respirators are special. Unlike a conventional surgical mask, N95 masks are built so that 95 percent of very small airborne particles can’t get through. These masks also need to be approved by the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and, depending on the type, the Food and Drug Administration. In order to fulfill those requirements, N95 masks must be constructed so that they seal tightly around one’s mouth and nose, unlike surgical or cloth masks which are loose-fitting.
The United States is now confronted with a shortage of N95 masks for a number of reasons. The masks themselves are difficult to make, in part because they require specialized equipment to meet stringent regulatory standards. Many of the companies that can make the masks are also in China. That supply chain wasn’t prepared for a pandemic, especially one that originated in the same country where many of these masks are produced. And as the novel coronavirus spread throughout China, the country’s government bought its domestically produced masks, ensuring they weren’t exported. That’s made the gap between supply and demand in the US much larger.
In the absence of a pandemic, the US has typically not produced enough of these N95 masks to meet the needs of its own workers. Prestige Ameritech and 3M are the two primary companies that do end-to-end production of medical-grade N95 masks in the US, and both are both ramping up production. Another American company, Honeywell, recently started producing N95 masks at its Rhode Island and Phoenix facilities. Still, these three companies won’t solve our mask shortage. In addition, our site z2u.com has a large quantity of safe Medical Mouth Masks For Sale.
Now that China appears to have slowed its own Covid-19 outbreak, overseas shipments of protective equipment are starting up again. Even if China exported the same number of masks that it did before the novel coronavirus outbreak, the US would still need a lot more since it’s now combating the highest number of confirmed cases of any country in the world. The US is also competing with many other countries eager to get hold of more N95 masks.
So front-line health care workers are sounding the alarm that there simply aren’t enough N95 face masks to keep themselves and their patients safe. A March survey conducted by the health care company Premier found that a shortage of N95 masks was hospitals’ top concern, and that many hospitals had less than 10 days’ worth of supplies. Facing limited supply, nurses have been forced to reuse masks and are turning to cloth and conventional surgical masks, which are not as protective.
Windows 10’s next major feature update is currently in development. Codenamed ’20H1′, this upcoming release is currently in testing with Insiders, and is expected to ship sometime in the spring of 2020. This update focuses primarily on under the hood platform work to improve OS stability and performance.
Windows 10 has allowed users to use Linux distributions inside Windows for some time now, thanks to the Windows Subsystem for Linux. Now, though, you’ll be able to get a lot more performance out of it with version 2 of WSL. It starts by having Windows now ship with a full Linux kernel, which enables full system call compatibility, and the kernel will get updated just like Windows does, through Windows Update. WSL 2 also brings support for ARM64 devices, so if you have a Surface Pro X, that won’t be a problem.
WSL 2 also greatly improves performance over the previous version, with Microsoft saying that unpacking a zipped tarball can be up to 20 times faster. Using git clone, npm install, and cmake, the company says you’ll see speed improvements between two to five times. In addition, if you are in need of Cheap Windows 10 Home Product Key, you can visit our website z2u.com.
The 20H1 update introduces Cloud Download for reinstalling Windows 10, a big upgrade for the “Reset This PC” feature, which has been around since Windows 8.With this feature, you can reset your PC like you just booted it for the first time. Or you can also use it to clean Windows system, restore settings, uninstall apps, and fix a problem that you’re experiencing.
When you make virtual desktops in Windows 10 right now, they get rather unhelpful, numbered names: Desktop 1, Desktop 2, etc. Version 20H1 should introduce the option to create custom names for each virtual desktop. So, if you use virtual desktops to separate work and play or various projects, you can make sure each is clearly labeled for which project each is dedicated to.
Battlestate Games is planning to roll out a new update for Escape from Tarkov today. The new update will go live after the server maintenance of the game for the PC platform, which is currently in process. The new update will bring the new patch with version 0.12.4 to introduce several changes in the game.
Well, Battlestate Games has posted some details official on Twitter account. According to the official statement, the new patch will reset the endurance and strength skills leveling to zero for all the players. Along with this, the post also mentioned that a new weight system will be introduced too.
While Escape from Tarkov update 0.12.4 hasn’t yet been released, the developers have already provided a preliminary outline of all the latest changes. And, in a bit of an unusual turn, this patch includes several noteworthy changes to core game mechanics and locations. And if you want to buy Escape from Tarkov Euros, visit 5mmo.com, a professional online in-game currency store.
Chief among these are tweaks to the Interchange location, including updated lighting, additional interactive objects, and new exfil points. Players will also note shifts to the item weight mechanic, including the weight rating for various items and debuffs for going over the carry weight limit.
Additionally, stamina has been split into arms and legs, with arms losing stamina while aiming, throwing grenades and using melee weapons, while leg stamina being consumed by running and jumping.But that’s not all when it comes to movement. A fatigue effect has been added as well, meaning that if a player is consistently keeping their stamina low then they will begin to use it up faster. All these changes mean that players will have to use their movement much more tactically.
Temtem will be getting a nuzlocke game mode where monsters will be released from the player’s team once they faint in battle. The game, which is set to be updated throughout 2020 and beyond, will also get player-controlled dojos and new Temtem, according to a roadmap posted by developer Crema.
In addition to the short-term roadmap released in late February, Crema has now also shown off the company’s long-term plans for the monster-collecting MMO. Before you dive into the upcoming announcements, keep in mind that Crema does say this is subject to change, and dates and content may not stay 100 percent accurate.
Firstly that release period – Spring 2021. While that’s still a while away it’s not too far off given the scale of the game being made by the small team here. Accompanying 1.0 release is console ports, cross-play and cross-saves. While those last two features sound amazing the developer does stress that they may run into problems with the console manufacturers when it comes time to implement this. And if you want to Buy Temtem Pansun, visit 5mmo.com, a professional online in-game currency store.
In the short term, the game is getting ranked matchmaking, spectator mode, in-game chat, clubs, houses, and achievements. These are scheduled to roll out between spring 2020 and fall 2020, and will be accompanied by another 50 new Temtem and two new islands in the Archipelago. Looking into the future, Crema would like to add and adjust the massively multiplayer monster hunting game with even more features. But, it did state that these are not set in stone. “During the game’s development cycle, ideas change constantly and stuff we like today we might not like as much tomorrow. So take everything in here not as confirmed facts, but more like the stuff we would like to include in the game,” said Crema.
Finally, let’s talk about Nuzlocke. This method of playing a game was developed by the Pokémon community and is a set of self-imposed rules to make playing Game Freak’s titles more challenging. The core of a Nuzlocke challenge is that when a creature is defeated it is not knocked out but is instead “dead” and can never be used again. There are also other rules about how and where new creatures can be captured.
World of Tanks remains one of the world’s biggest games, and streamers of the game on Twitch are a big deal. Therefore those streamers would need a pretty decent reason to abandon their shows while playing the game live – such as what happened to World of Tanks streamer QuickyBaby, and other players at Tankfest 2019 today.
Word is reaching us – mostly thanks to QuickyBaby himself and the viewers who caught his stream – of a “fire or explosion” at the Tankfest event at the Tank Museum in Dorset, UK. According to World of Tanks player Eekeeboo on Discord, who was there, “there was a real explosion and a fire. We don’t know more details but we were evacuated for safety. As far as I know no one was hurt, but there was a large explosion and they’re getting it under control now.”
Despite there being reports of an explosion, it’s not entirely clear what caused the fire. If we were to speculate, it might have had something to do with the fact that the festival was built around tanks, which are prone to, as you might be aware, cause a lot of destruction and start fires. Or maybe someone left a sandwich press plugged in for too long or dried their clothes without cleaning out the lint trap, who can say. In addition, Cheap World of Tanks Gold is on hot sale at our website z2u.com.
At the moment there has been no official explanation given for the evacuation or the cause of the fire at Tankfest – although as Frampton was quickly back in the room playing and streaming World of Tanks again shortly afterwards, it would seem that it was contained fairly quickly. The most important part, of course, is that no one was hurt and everyone was evacuated safely – despite Frampton’s attempts to kill more tanks while in the middle of that evacuation.
If you’re not aware, Tankfest isn’t specifically about World of Tanks – although it is sponsored by the developers. It’s a yearly event held at the Tank Museum in Bovington in Dorset in the UK, and it’s described as “the world’s biggest display of historic moving armour” – or ‘tanks’ as they’re more commonly known.
It’s been a big few days for World of Warcraft: Classic! Blizzard has been adding in new content at a breakneck pace. Blackwing Lair opened up a few days ago, and the Valentine’s Day event, Love is in the Air, kicked off on the eleventh. Now Blizzard is bringing in a fan favorite that’s still active on the modern Battle for Azeroth servers, the Darkmoon Faire!
The Darkmoon Faire is a faction-neutral camp of carnies that set up shop in a starting zone for each faction, hanging out in Mulgore for Horde players and Elwynn Forest for Alliance players. Of course, given that the Faire is neutral, any player can visit the Faire regardless of which zone it’s currently located in. The Faire also rotates once a month – currently, it’s set up in Mulgore, but next month it’ll be set up in Elwynn. In addition, our site 5mmo.com has a large quantity of safe WOW Vanilla Gold For Sale.
Every month, the Darkmoon Faire alternates between its sites in Mulgore and Elywnn Forest. When the faire is located in enemy territory, it is in fact possible to take part in the festivities, provided that you are able to steer clear of the enemy guards that can surround the encampment.
When the Faire moves to Mulgore, Kubran Darkblade, the Barker, will announce its change of location in Orgrimmar, while his contemporary, Melnan Darkstone, will do the same in Ironforge once the Faire moves to its Elywnn Forest home.
Both Barkers offer the same quest: The Darkmoon Faire which rewards players with 5 Darkmoon Faire Prize Tickets and 50 reputation if they simply talk to Gevlas Grimegate, who can be found in the fairegrounds.
Electronic Arts has released its first quarterly financial report of the 2019 fiscal year, ultimately showing year-over-year decreases in multiple categories though still coming in above its forecasted numbers for this quarter.
For the quarter ending June 30, EA reported net revenue of $1.14 billion, down from the $1.45 billion reported during the same period last year. In an earnings call with investors however, the company noted that this quarter’s net revenue still falls above EA’s forecast for Q1 by a solid $57 million.
Digital net bookings now make up 69 percent, $693 million, of EA’s total net-bookings and 6 percent larger chunk of that overall pie compared to last year. Additionally, net bookings related to live services found in games like FIFA Online 4 and The Sims 4 rose by 7 percent from last year to $450 million for the quarter. In addition, our site z2u.com has a large quantity of safe FIFA Mobile Coins For Sale.
While digital itself rose, PC and console full-game downloads declined by 14 percent, year-over-year. Additionally, mobile net bookings fell by 2 percent year-over-year, something EA COO and CFO Blake Jorgensen credited to slight declines in older mobile titles. In an earnings call, he notes that this quarter’s release of FIFA Mobile in Asia helped to offset that decay, however. Though FIFA Mobile has only recently reached China, Jorgensen says the company is “encouraged” by the game’s performance so far, explaining that the game delivered one of the highest grossing days ever for any of its mobile titles.
Both the mobile FIFA tiles and the series as a whole gave a solid contribution to this quarter’s performance, something EA notes was boosted by the World Cup event and its corresponding in-game promotions.
World of Warcraft Classic revealed that two world bosses have arrived. In WoW, world bosses are considered as raid bosses since a party of more than five players is needed in order to take them down. World bosses by definition are located outside.
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Lord Kazzak is a menacing doomlord and commander of Burning Legion forces. After the Third War, Lord Kazzak and his minions retreated to the Blasted Lands, where players will find him patrolling around the Tainted Scar. If a group takes down Lord Kazzak, the Eye of Shadow is a guaranteed drop. It’s an epic trinket, which is used in the quest The Balance of Light and Shadow. When the quest is completed, the player will be rewarded with either Benediction or Anathema. These two staffs are rated as Best in Slot Priest 2 Handed Weapons for Phase 1 and 2 of WoW Classic. Benediction is for Healing Priests, and Anathema is for Shadow Priests.
The raid boss has been seen in a few different expansions. Lord Kazzak opened the Dark Portal to the Outlands, which ushered in the first expansion of WoW, The Burning Crusade. For the deed, players could battle the promoted Doom Lord Kazzak in Hellfire Pennisula. Players could also fight Supreme Lord Kazzak in Tanaan Jungle during the expansion Warlords of Draenor.
World Boss battles are always a fun time in WoW and fighting these throwback bosses are reasons why people were so excited for WoW Classic in the first place.
As reported over on GuruGamer several leaked screenshots and video have surfaced that show a mobile version of the popular MMO League of Legends. There are a few details we’ve learned from Tencent’s apparent port to phones to go over. Firstly, through the champion select screen we know 27 of the characters that are currently in the game. Of course, there are many more in the PC version of the game. Whether or not they’ll eventually put them all in I’m not so sure, a lot of the 27 are quite simple compared to some of LoL’s latest additions.
One of the players allegedly involved in a closed beta test in Brazil, YikeZ, released some information about the game in a Q&A-style article on Mobile Mode Gaming. The video itself shows gameplay, but the quality of the video leaves a lot to be desired. If this is an actual video of the beta test, it’s hard to see what the gameplay is actually like. It doesn’t answer any questions that weren’t already answered by Riot’s announcement of the game, either. If you are in lack of League of Legends Wild Rift Account, visit our site 5mmo.com, a reliable and cheap online in-game currency store.
YikeZ provided some answers to questions regarding the game, however. He touched on the quality of the game and some of the mechanics. The game ran smoothly with low ping and minimal lag, according to the article. He claims the games are each about 18 minutes and there isn’t really a way to speed them up. He also touched on some of the mechanics, abilities, and items in the game.
Fortunately, seeing how the game is currently in closed testing, a couple of interesting details have leaked. Now, this isn’t anything monumental, but it’s still enough to make the wait a bit easier to bear. Before we dive any deeper into the leaked information, keep in mind that the game is currently in alpha, meaning anything written below is subject to change. Everything we’ve learned is perfectly plausible and doesn’t deviate much from the mobile MOBA norm, which gives the leaker a fair bit of credence.
The information shared by YikeZ hasn’t been corroborated with a known source from Riot, so it’s impossible to say if it’s legitimate at time of writing.
Psyonix revealed in August it planned to kill off Rocket League’s randomized loot crates. It’s now laid out how it will replace them: with a new type of drop called blueprints. After every match, you’ll have the chance to snag a blueprint, which explains upfront what item you’ll obtain if you buy it. You can pay for a blueprint (and item) immediately, or you can hang onto it in your inventory to purchase later. As with crates, painted, certified and special edition items will be available through blueprints. Psyonix also has a new item shop on its roadmap. It’ll feature older items that appeared in crates along with new ones.
“Like the Crate items that preceded them, Blueprints can drop with special attributes like Painted, Certified, and Special Editions,” Psyonix wrote in a blog post outlining the system. The idea is that players will know what they’re getting from Blueprints instead of “surprise mechanics” of loot boxes, which have been controversial. In May, United States senator Josh Hawley proposed new legislation that would ban pay-to-win mechanics and forbid companies from selling loot boxes to kids. Psyonix’s switch to Blueprints is one way to handle the controversy. Adding a loot box “X-ray scanner” to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in for French players is another way. If you want to know where to Buy Rocket League Items, 5mmo.com will be your best choice.
Also coming in December is a new Item Shop, where credits can be spent directly on a rotating selection of cars and car accessories, including “new items, legacy Crate content you might have missed out on, and the long-awaited debuts of items like the Titanium White Dominus.”
Items purchased in the Item Shop will not be tradeable. Psyonix will not say whether blueprints and credits will be tradeable at this time, which is what will determine whether the current marketplace can continue to exist. If I had to guess, I’d assume that blueprints will be tradeable, but credits will not. Again, there’s no confirmation on that at this time.
While the process is similar, the key difference is that you can see what’s on a blueprint, so you can decide if you want to buy it or not. To compensate for the fact that fewer people are going to be spending money this way, the game will also be introducing an item store, which will sell “a wide variety of content including new items, legacy Crate content you might have missed out on, and the long-awaited debuts of items like the Titanium White Dominus.”