#1. $9000 for Small Businesses
Governor Larry Hogan has signed a bill that would give small businesses up to $9000 in Maryland. The Source of the Spring reports that the $9000 is tax relief and is part of a larger bill that is aimed at keeping small businesses afloat.
#2. Ebola in Guinea
Guinea has announced an outbreak of Ebola that had been contained since 2016. The World Health Organization has reported that Guinea officials reported an outbreak of Ebola in Gouéké in N’Zerekore, a rural community. “It’s a huge concern to see the resurgence of Ebola in Guinea, a country which has already suffered so much from the disease. However, banking on the expertise and experience built during the previous outbreak, health teams in Guinea are on the move to quickly trace the path of the virus and curb further infections,” said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa.
#3. Facebook Vs Australia
Due to a law that has been proposed by the Australian Government to have tech giants pay for news content, Facebook has blocked local and global news sites. BBC reports that the social media giant shut down the news sites which about 17 million Australians visit, as per the Treasurer. The site also reports that in contrast to Facebook, Google has in recent days signed payment deals with three major Australian media outlets.