Parts of Texas hit 0F (-18C) on Sunday, and weather warnings are expected to stay in place through the week. According to the US National Weather Service (NWS), this is down to an “Arctic outbreak” that originated just above the US-Canada border, bringing a winter snowstorm as well as plummeting temperatures.
“Displaced people and host communities all over the world are at heightened risk as the coronavirus pandemic spreads” – UNCHR
On Sunday afternoon Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled conditional plan that aims to slightly ease restrictions leading to reopen society. In the pre-recorded message, key steps leading to lift strict measures were presented in a COVID Alert System.
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Close to 70% of Close to 70% of voters in the United States consider climate change to be a very (42%) or somewhat (26%) important issue in casting their vote for president in the 2020 election, according to the Pew Research Center.
With the last meeting before the presidential election on November 3, the Fed yesterday set the tone for the next few weeks on the financial markets, which will be as tormented and nervous as its final statement which, like every three months, also provides macro estimates for the next three years.
COVAX, formally known as The COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access Facility, is a global collaboration aimed at speeding up the development, production and equitable distribution of new vaccines.
No other country has chosen this path. In Russia, where a vaccine has already been approved, no doses have yet been administered.
The COVID-19 pandemic wasn’t just a shock to the human immune system. It was also a shock to the Earth system, dramatically changing the air quality in cities around the globe.
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India and Nepal have been bickering for months over the border between the two countries, with the South-Asian neighbour even promulgating a constitutional amendment claiming Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura as part of its territories.
The city government of Paris has been dealt an unlikely punishment: a fine of 90,000 euros, equivalent to $110,000, for appointing too many women to senior positions and breaking France’s gender-equality rules.
In almost all countries, wearing the mask is near-universal in public places and are mandated in others. While we all make it look like a new normal, there is a whole another country with a lot of people pushing back about covering up.
Today marks the 162nd day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 36,21,245 confirmed COVID-19 cases (yahoo news), including 64,469 deaths.