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IMF and WHO warn against restrictions on medical and food supplies

Issued on: 24/04/2020 – 16:14Modified: 24/04/2020 – 16:16 The International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization warned on Friday that export restrictions on medical supplies and food “can be dangerously counterproductive” as countries grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. In a joint statement urging caution on such restrictions, the two organizations also said they were […]

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Isolating With A Partner? Relationship Therapists Share Stress-Reduction Strategies

Coronavirus-induced isolation means many couples are adjusting to spending a lot more time together. Psychologists Julie and John Gottman share what’s helped their patients deescalate tension. Jenny Meilihove/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jenny Meilihove/Getty Images Coronavirus-induced isolation means many couples are adjusting to spending a lot more time together. Psychologists Julie and John Gottman […]

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Women Say They Are ‘Falling Off The Cliff Of Fertility’ As Pandemic Puts Treatments On Hold

Due to the coronavirus, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has recommended suspending new treatments. Morsa Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Morsa Images/Getty Images Due to the coronavirus, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has recommended suspending new treatments. Morsa Images/Getty Images Tens of thousands of women across the country trying to have a […]

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Coronavirus could drive half a billion people into poverty worldwide, warns Oxfam

Issued on: 09/04/2020 – 02:43Modified: 09/04/2020 – 02:42 The fallout from the coronavirus spread that has killed more than 83,000 people and wreaked havoc on economies around the world could push around half a billion people into poverty, Oxfam said on Thursday. The report released by the Nairobi-based charity ahead of next week’s International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World […]

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Coronavirus: What you need to know today

Issued on: 06/04/2020 – 10:20Modified: 06/04/2020 – 10:20 No clear ‘Plan B’Britain’s constitution offers no clear answer to the question now on many Britons’ minds: Who takes over if Boris Johnson gets too sick to lead the country?Unlike the role of vice president in the United States, Britain has no formal deputy or caretaker prime minister, although Downing Street […]

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Coronavirus: where do we stand in the race for a vaccine?

As the world races to find a vaccine or a cure for the coronavirus, antimalarial drugs, HIV medications, flu vaccines and arthritis treatments are all being tested. FRANCE 24 takes a look at the latest medical efforts to combat the pandemic.  Teams of scientists across the world are working around the clock to either develop […]

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What Governors Are Doing To Tackle Spreading Coronavirus

A passerby near the the Pike Place Public Market in Seattle on Wednesday. Washington is one of the states closing schools and other public gathering places to help fight the coronavirus. Stephen Brashear/AP hide caption toggle caption Stephen Brashear/AP A passerby near the the Pike Place Public Market in Seattle on Wednesday. Washington is one […]

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