Tag: COVID-19

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FAO launches the new COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme

FAO’s new programme aims to mitigate the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic while strengthening the longer-term resilience of food systems and livelihoods.14 July 2020,…

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In Yemen, thousands of Ethiopian migrants stranded, COVID-19 likely widespread

Tens of thousands of Ethiopian migrants have been stranded in war-ravaged Yemen where they continue to be subjected to arbitrary detention and exposure to COVID-19…

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A taxing problem: how to ensure the poor and vulnerable don’t shoulder the cost of the COVID-19 crisis

In the wake of the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, tax systems should be reformed, and tax avoidance and evasion reduced, to ensure an economic recovery in…

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WHO rethinking how Covid-19 spreads in air

The World Health Organization has acknowledged there is emerging evidence that the coronavirus can be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air. The airborne…

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New UN report outlines ways to curb growing spread of animal-to-human diseases

As the battle against COVID-19 rages, the world can expect to see other diseases that pass from animals to humans emerge, according to a new…

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Asthma does not seem to increase the severity of COVID-19

Rutgers researchers say further study is needed but those with the chronic respiratory disease don’t appear to be at a higher risk of getting extremely…

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How COVID-19 is complicating Europe’s migrant problem

COVID-19 forced Europe to shut its borders but, since the start of the year, more than 13,000 migrants have attempted to cross the central Mediterranean,…

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Coronavirus: US buys up almost entire world supply of COVID-19 drug remdesivir

The US has bought up almost the entire global supply of one of two drugs used to treat coronavirus which UK patients helped test. Remdesivir,…

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COVID-19 can be “historic turning point” in tackling global climate crisis

Ministers must seize the opportunity to turn the COVID-19 crisis into a “defining moment” in the fight against climate change, the Committee on Climate Change…

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European project harnesses patient data from 11 countries to help beat COVID-19

Strengthening the epidemiological and virological surveillance of COVID-19 will be key to defeating the disease. In this episode, Smart Regions takes a look at one…

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