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Child labour, marriages on rise in Yemen as COVID spreads: U.N. agency

The U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday its work in Yemen was near a “potential breaking point” as coronavirus spreads in the war-damaged country, with…

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Yle poll: Corona crisis has unified Finland

The corona crisis has harmed Finnish society, but also brought more unity and strength, according to respondents to an Yle survey. The Taloustutkimus poll was…

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Coronavirus: EU issues new call for EUR 122m research funding

The European Commission put out a call for expressions of interest for new funding of EUR 122 million Tuesday for urgently needed research into the…

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Coronavirus may never go away, World Health Organization warns

The coronavirus “may never go away”, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Speaking at a briefing on Wednesday, WHO emergencies director Dr Mike Ryan…

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Amazon could be next virus hot zone: scientist

The next pandemic could come from the Amazon rainforest, warns Brazilian ecologist David Lapola, who says human encroachment on animals’ habitats – a likely culprit…

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We will have summer tourist season, promises EU

The European Union’s executive Commission has proposed a gradual lifting of borders in an attempt to kick-start a tourist industry hit hard by the coronavirus…

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Church in Australia selling bleach as a coronavirus treatment fined $151,200

The Australian chapter of an international church selling and promoting bleach as a cure for COVID-19 has been issued infringement notices totalling $151,200. The Genesis…

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EU adds EUR 72m to fund 8 major coronavirus research projects

The EU is to increase to EUR 72m its funding for 8 large-scale European research projects aimed at developing treatments and diagnostics for the coronavirus,…

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Coronavirus: €117 million granted for treatments and diagnostics through the Innovative Medicines Initiative

The Commission announced today that 8 large-scale research projects, aimed at developing treatments and diagnostics for the coronavirus,were selected in a fast-track call for proposals,…

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Study: Finland quickest in EU to shift to teleworking in corona era

Finland has had the biggest shift to telecommuting of any European Union country during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey by an EU agency….

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