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COVID: Germany mulls new measures as infections spike

Image Source : AP. Red Cross worker Motasen Edrees stands in front of a tent at City Hall where he performs Corona rapid tests in Biberach.    Germany reported a record-high number of more than 50,000 daily coronavirus cases on Thursday as lawmakers mulled legislation that would pave the way for new coronavirus measures. The […]

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COVID pandemic is exacerbating poverty, inequalities: IMF

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. COVID pandemic is exacerbating poverty, inequalities: IMF. The emergence of new coronavirus variants has increased uncertainty, posing downside risks to the green shoots of the global economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday while ruing that the crisis is exacerbating poverty and inequalities. “The emergence of virus variants […]

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WHO forms new expert group to study origin of COVID

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL (FILE). WHO forms new expert group to study origin of COVID.   The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched an expert group that will study the origins of new pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the news during his press briefing from […]

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Denmark lifts almost all COVID pandemic restrictions

Image Source : AP/ REPRESENTATIONAL. Denmark lifts almost all COVID pandemic restrictions.   As Denmark reclassified Covid-19 from “socially critical” to a “generally dangerous” disease, almost all the restrictions, including the mandatory use of face masks and enforcement of the “corona pass”, have been lifted. “Everyday life has pretty much returned to normal, but it […]