WARSAW: Poland's government is transforming the National Stadium in Warsaw into a field hospital to handle the surging number of patients infecting with the coronavirus.The stadium, with a seating capacity of over 58,500, was constructed to host matches for the Euro 2012 soccer championship.Government spokesman Piotr Müller said Monday the stadium will have room for 500 patients and will be equipped with oxygen therapy.“We can see that the number of cases is growing so fast that we need to secure places for hospitalization for those who need it,” Müller said, speaking on TVP Info, state TV's all-news channel.However, it was unclear how the government would staff the hospital given widespread reports of shortages of doctors and other medical officials across the country.Poland experienced very low rates of infection in the spring compared to western European countries but is now witnessing an exponential surge of coronavirus infections.On Monday, the Health Ministry recorded 7,482 new coronavirus infections over the previous day and 41 deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, the nation of 38 million has recorded 183,248 and 3,614 deaths.
WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - The US government's antitrust assault against Google reveals new details about a secretive, multi-billion-dollar deal between the internet giant and Apple Inc., the world's largest technology company. The Justice Department's lawsuit, filed on Tuesday (Oct 20), targets paid deals Google negotiates to get its search engine to be the default on browsers, phones and other devices. The biggest of these is an agreement that makes Google search the default on iPhones and other Apple devices. The US government said Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai met in 2018 to discuss the deal. After that, an unidentified senior Apple employee wrote to a Google counterpart that "our vision is that we work as if we are one company". The DOJ also cited internal Google documents that call the Apple search deal a "significant revenue channel" for the search giant and one that, if lost, would result in a "Code Red" scenario. That's because nearly half of Google search traffic in 2019 came from Apple products, according to the lawsuit. The details, many of which have not been disclosed before, may support the US government's allegation that Google uses