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UK behind Yemen and Sudan in global index of children's rights, report finds (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/05/2020 15:48:03

Report also warns of ‘dire impact’ of pandemic worldwide with large number of children failing to return to school after lockdowns easeThe suspension of vaccination programmes, school closures and a s...

Scientists fight online virus misinformation war (source — www.thesundaily.my) 26/05/2020 05:11:00

PARIS: With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following since the coronavirus pandemic began.With 14,00...

WHO says the COVID-19 outbreak could peak again (source — www.dailytelegraph.com.au) 26/05/2020 03:05:05

Supplied video obtained Tuesday, May 26, 2020, of Dr Michael Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme, speaking during a press briefing at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland...

As easyJet plans to restart flights with coronavirus safety measures we ask would YOU feel safe enough to fly in June? (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 23/05/2020 02:36:04

IF you were told you could fly again next month, would you? That’s when easyJet plans to resume flights. From June 15, starting with a small number of mainly domestic routes, flights will operate from...

Arsenal planning £25m transfer move for Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji after talks began back in January (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 20/05/2020 22:44:56

Arsenal are lining up Borussia Dortmund centre-back Manuel Akanji for £25million after opening talks in January. That’s according to reports in Germany and Akanji’s native Switzerland as G...

These Back-To-Work Models Might Sound Strange But They Could Become The New Normal (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 20/05/2020 14:56:13

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. Until a vaccine is readily available, countries around the world will have to ...

Here Are The New Routines The UK Could Use To Get Back To Work Safely (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 20/05/2020 14:56:13

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. Until a vaccine is readily available, countries around the world will have to ...

Uefa's Aleksander Ceferin: 'Football with fans will come back very soon' | Sebastián Fest (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/05/2020 01:00:09

The Uefa president admits to sleepless nights from the Covid-19 crisis but is confident ‘good old football’ will return to normalThe most important official in European football talks to the Guardian ...

Why the UK fell behind European peers on emergency funding (source — www.theguardian.com) 18/05/2020 08:00:20

Teething problems and lack of experience held up state-backed business loan schemesAcross Europe, government-backed business loan schemes in Germany, France and Switzerland have been quicker to distri...

WHO to kick off international meet amid US-China tensions (source — www.thesundaily.my) 18/05/2020 05:00:39

GENEVA: The World Health Organization will on Monday kick off its first ever virtual assembly, but fears abound that US-China tensions could derail the strong action needed to address the COVID-19 cri...

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
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