Tag: COVID-19

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Protecting European consumers: Safety Gate efficiently helps take dangerous COVID-19 products off the market

On Tuesday, the European Commission published its annual report on the Safety Gate, which is the EU rapid alert system for dangerous consumer products helping…

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EU co-ordinating the urgent delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to Moldova

On Saturday, a consignment of 21,600 doses of COVID-19 vaccines is being delivered to Moldova from Romania to support the country’s response to the pandemic….

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Data show lower daily temperatures lead to higher transmission of COVID-19

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has caused tremendous upheaval, leading to more than 2.3 million deaths worldwide and 465,000 in the United States. Understanding the impact of…

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Dispatch of millions of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa expected to start in February: WHO

The joint UN-led COVAX initiative aims to start shipping about 90 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa in February, the World Health Organization (WHO)…

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Impact of COVID-19 on cancer care has been ‘profound’, warns UN health agency

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a “profound” impact on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer around the world, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said…

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Social & structural factors influence racial disparities in COVID-19 mortality

COVID-19 mortality racial disparities in the U.S. are associated with social factors like income, education and internet access, according to a Rutgers study. The study,…

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Commission welcomes agreement on additional financial support for the most deprived under REACT-EU

The European Parliament has voted through the political agreement reached by the co-legislators on the Commission’s proposal to provide more funds to support the most…

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Air travel down 60 per cent, as airline industry losses top $370 billion: ICAO

A new report from the UN’s air transportation agency confirms there was a “dramatic” fall in international air travel due to COVID-19, of around 60…

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Va­ka­va vai lä­hes oi­ree­ton? Ge­ne­RISK-tut­ki­muk­ses­sa sel­vi­te­tään CO­VID-19-tau­din va­ka­vuu­teen vai­kut­ta­via te­ki­jöi­tä

Sydän- ja verisuonitauteihin keskittyneen GeneRISK-tutkimuksen seurantavaihe on käynnissä. Tutkimuksessa selvitetään nyt myös koronaviruksen vasta-aineiden yleisyyttä ja taudin sairastaneiden oirekuvaan liittyviä tekijöitä. Kaikki 7500 tutkimukseen aiemmin…

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Covid-19-toimien vahvistamisella on kiire

Taloustieteilijät Martti Hetemäki ja Bengt Holmström sekä Suomen Pankin neuvonantaja Juhana Hukkinen esittävät toimia koronakriisin linjan vahvistamiseksi. Hallitukset arvioivat Covid-19-linjaansa rokoteaikataulun, tautikehityksen, uusien virusversioiden tuomien…

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