Day: June 27, 2020

Coronavirus, spreading in Brazil’s interior, threatens to ‘boomerang’ back to major cities

By Pedro Fonseca

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The novel coronavirus, now spreading through the smaller towns of Brazil’s interior, risks returning to major cities in a so-called “boomerang effect,” as a lack of specialized medical treatment forces patients into larger urban centers.

The impact of a potential second wave of new cases in urban centers could complicate attempts to reopen businesses and get the economy going again, experts said.

“The boomerang of cases that will return to the (state) capitals will be a tsunami,” said Miguel Nicolelis, a leading medical neuroscientist at Duke University who is coordinating a coronavirus task force advising the state governments of Brazil’s northeast.

Brazil, home to the world’s second worst coronavirus outbreak behind the United States, has over 1.2 million cases of the virus, which has killed nearly 55,000 people. On most days, it is spreading faster in Brazil than in the United States,

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Lindsey Adelman Releases a Wallpaper, Design Miami/ Launches a New Platform, and More News This Week

From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this weekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.

Product Launches

Lindsey Adelman Designs a Mural-Style Wallpaper

The product, which is titled Eden, shows off a different side of the lighting designer’s capabilities. It’s come to fruition thanks to a collaboration with Calico Wallpaper, with whom Adelman first partnered in 2018. “Collaborating with Lindsey on this project was a delight,” Calico Wallpaper’s Rachel Cope comments to AD PRO. “We have a similar approach to the creative process in that we see beauty in imperfection. Eden celebrates that—it has an organic quality, like it’s handmade.”  

The Rug Company Celebrates 20 Years of Collaborating with Paul Smith

In 2000, designer Paul Smith happened to meet Christopher Sharp, founder of The Rug Company. Flash-forward to today, and Smith has created

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