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WHO warns of ‘no silver bullet’ amid vaccine search

The WHO chief said progress is being made in the search for a vaccine, but urged caution. The head of the World Health Organization (WHO)…

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U.N. report suggests temporary basic income to help world’s poorest amid pandemic

A temporary basic income for the world’s poorest 2.7 billion people in 132 developing countries could help slow the spread of the coronavirus by allowing…

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Look to women to drive global economic recovery from pandemic – Melinda Gates

Efforts to help the world economy recover from the coronavirus crisis must give a lead role to women, even as the pandemic deals an especially…

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COVID-19: UN relief chief urges G20 to step up to avert ‘cascading crises’ in fragile countries

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting recession are set to trigger the first increase in global poverty in three decades, pushing 265 million people to the…

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Pandemic upheaval creates ‘perfect storm’ for land rights abuses

From forced displacement to conflict over resources, the coronavirus pandemic has created a “perfect storm” for land rights abuses – and the situation is likely…

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‘Women Rise for All’ to shape leadership in pandemic response and recovery

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has generated an unprecedented global health, humanitarian and development crisis, it has also revealed the power of women’s leadership, according to…

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Ten million kids ‘may never return to school’ after virus

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an “unprecedented education emergency” with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never going back…

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Pandemic could push 45 million in Latin America into poverty: UN

The COVID-19 pandemic could push 45 million people from the middle classes into poverty in already economically troubled Latin America and the Caribbean, the United…

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Why is coronavirus causing rising hunger in middle-income countries?

More people will die of hunger caused by the pandemic than of coronavirus this year, according to “The Hunger Virus”, a report from Oxfam. Poor…

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LGBTQ Americans adjust Pride celebrations in a time of pandemic

Diana and Jillian Rosile of Denver this year would have marked their first Pride celebration as an out queer couple since Diana, a transgender woman,…

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