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"Service sector activity continued to revive during April, even in parts of the world such as India and Europe where extensive restrictions remain in place to contain Covid-19."
"Service sector activity continued to revive during April, even in parts of the world such as India and Europe where extensive restrictions remain in place to contain Covid-19."
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>"The company said its vaccine generated $3.5 billion in revenue in the first three months of this year."
>"The company said its vaccine generated $3.5 billion in revenue in the first three months of this year."
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"Intellectual Property must serve the global good, rather than humanity serving the interests of a few private companies. And in the case of COVID-19, the global good is not in doubt: rapid worldwide immunization, in order to save lives, _...Read More_
"Intellectual Property must serve the global good, rather than humanity serving the interests of a few private companies. And in the case of COVID-19, the global good is not in doubt: rapid worldwide immunization, in order to save lives, _...Read More_
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"Many experts argue that Covid-19 cannot be curbed without vaccinating children. But others aren’t so sure"
"Many experts argue that Covid-19 cannot be curbed without vaccinating children. But others aren’t so sure"
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I think the people of India need to rise up and overthrow the entire system that enabled this to happen. Of course, I'm sure this won't even _...Read More_
I think the people of India need to rise up and overthrow the entire system that enabled this to happen. Of course, I'm sure this won't even _...Read More_
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"The number of infections in India surpassed 17 million in recent days, and the official death toll now exceeds 190,000. How did everything go so wrong so soon after India recovered from the first wave of the pandemic last year, resumed _...Read More_
"The number of infections in India surpassed 17 million in recent days, and the official death toll now exceeds 190,000. How did everything go so wrong so soon after India recovered from the first wave of the pandemic last year, resumed _...Read More_
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>"The country’s vaccination effort has hit a major milestone with all American adults now eligible for a COVID vaccine, but expanding access and increasing demand will present some unique challenges."
>"The country’s vaccination effort has hit a major milestone with all American adults now eligible for a COVID vaccine, but expanding access and increasing demand will present some unique challenges."
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>"The historian Adam Tooze discusses the vaccine rollout and shifting politics in the E.U."
>"The historian Adam Tooze discusses the vaccine rollout and shifting politics in the E.U."
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>"US jobless claims totaled 576,000 last week, far lower than economists expected, indicating potential for a strong economic recovery."
>"US jobless claims totaled 576,000 last week, far lower than economists expected, indicating potential for a strong economic recovery."
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We need to get to Zero Covid, folks. It is achievable, and it's necessary to remain open and return to true normal. Hospitalization rates do not provide the best metric if we really want to get beyond COVID, sorry to say.
We need to get to Zero Covid, folks. It is achievable, and it's necessary to remain open and return to true normal. Hospitalization rates do not provide the best metric if we really want to get beyond COVID, sorry to say.
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"His claim that ‘greed’ was the driver behind the UK’s vaccine success ignores the huge role of state funding, says economics professor Mariana Mazzucato"
"His claim that ‘greed’ was the driver behind the UK’s vaccine success ignores the huge role of state funding, says economics professor Mariana Mazzucato"
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"Failure to heal divisions over vaccine availability for developing countries could poison the well of global cooperation and imperil the COP26 climate negotiations. Advanced economies should therefore offer the Global South a “solidarity _...Read More_
"Failure to heal divisions over vaccine availability for developing countries could poison the well of global cooperation and imperil the COP26 climate negotiations. Advanced economies should therefore offer the Global South a “solidarity _...Read More_
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"If the economy recovers and fiscal stimulus turbocharges pent-up demand, a lot of bank credit could suddenly emerge from central bank money. Price growth will then begin to accelerate, and the European Central Bank will have a very hard _...Read More_
"If the economy recovers and fiscal stimulus turbocharges pent-up demand, a lot of bank credit could suddenly emerge from central bank money. Price growth will then begin to accelerate, and the European Central Bank will have a very hard _...Read More_
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>"Might there be a Draghi effect?"
>"Might there be a Draghi effect?"