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WHO Recognises Evidence Of Airborne Transmission Of Covid-19

2 Mins Read The World Health Organisation (WHO) has just acknowledged that there is a risk of airborne spread of the coronavirus, after a group of scientists signed a joint letter urging the agency to update its guidance on routes of transmission of the disease. The scientists say that it is vital for the WHO and other health […]

UN: Pandemic Will Push 34 Million People Into Extreme Poverty In 2020

4 Mins Read The United Nations’ mid-year update, the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report, expects that the coronavirus pandemic will drive more than 34 million people into extreme poverty. Highlighting that the crisis will exacerbate existing poverty and inequality, the UN says that strong global cooperation will be critical to both contain the pandemic in the […]