Top news of the week: 08.09.2020.

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Coronavirus

On Sep 2, 2020
@NYTScience shared
It's not just dexamethasone. Cheap, widely available steroids help patients survive Covid-19, new studies have found. "I had a big smile on my face when I saw the results." https://t.co/tqo9iQjjaX
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Steroids Can Be Lifesaving for Covid-19 Patients, Scientists Report

Steroids Can Be Lifesaving for Covid-19 Patients, Scientists Report

New data in hand, the W.H.O. recommended that doctors give the drugs to critically ill patients worldwide.

On Sep 1, 2020
@YoungGasteiners shared
RT @GasteinForum: Register now for the upcoming #EHFGwebinar: "Stronger together – solidarity for an accessible COVID-19 vaccine" https://t.co/h3b4ovEGUw https://t.co/Wt2cTy744Z
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Stronger together: Solidarity for an accessible COVID-19 vaccine

Stronger together: Solidarity for an accessible COVID-19 vaccine

The European Health Forum Gastein invites you to join a webinar that will consider how COVID-19 has reshaped the vaccines landscape in terms of R&D, procurement, and international ...

On Sep 3, 2020
@bmj_latest shared
RT @GCHAlliance: “Early set of fiscal recovery packages suggests that only 4% have the potential for long term reduction of #GHG emissions”. More efforts needed towards #HealthyRecovery #G20 https://t.co/5Iz6S99Sih [email protected] Deputy Dir, Centre on Climate Change & Planetary Health @LSHTM_Planet
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Integrating climate action for health into covid-19 recovery plans

Integrating climate action for health into covid-19 recovery plans

Kristine Belesova and colleagues argue that recovery from the covid-19 pandemic must safeguard the health of current and future generations in the face of the climate emergency The ...

On Sep 2, 2020
@KHNews shared
Overwhelmed public health teams are already working long hours to test patients and trace their contacts, a time-consuming process that will need to continue even after vaccines become available. 📝: @LizSzabo https://t.co/ziv47WHCCG
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Health Officials Worry Nation’s Not Ready for COVID-19 Vaccine

Health Officials Worry Nation’s Not Ready for COVID-19 Vaccine

As the nation awaits a vaccine to end the pandemic, local health departments say they lack the staff, money, tools ― and a unified plan ― to distribute, administer and track millions of ...

On Sep 4, 2020
@WSJ shared
The world’s biggest developing countries are witnessing some of the steepest economic contractions on record amid the Covid-19 pandemic https://t.co/3GxIpkwfeq
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Covid-19 Pandemic Ravages World’s Largest Developing Economies

Covid-19 Pandemic Ravages World’s Largest Developing Economies

From India to Mexico and Brazil, the world’s biggest developing countries are witnessing some of the steepest economic contractions on record, throwing tens of millions out of work and ...

On Sep 4, 2020
@WSJ shared
What does it take to win in a Covid-19 economy? A mixture of technology, luck and preparation. https://t.co/jrvwJzGiXf
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Most Businesses Were Unprepared for Covid-19. Domino’s Delivered.

Most Businesses Were Unprepared for Covid-19. Domino’s Delivered.

The pizza delivery giant is one of several companies thriving in a time of touchless transactions, robotics, online commerce and decentralized offices. Their successes may define the ...

On Sep 4, 2020
@guardianscience shared
UK police deal with thousands of potential Covid-19 quarantine breakers https://t.co/0X9xHfP7Lg
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UK police deal with thousands of potential Covid-19 quarantine breakers

UK police deal with thousands of potential Covid-19 quarantine breakers

Exclusive: Britain approaching ‘pivotal moment’ in attempt to avoid surge in cases, scientists say

On Sep 7, 2020
@cnnbrk shared
French soccer star Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for Covid-19, the French Football Federation says. He's the seventh Paris Saint-Germain player to test positive in recent weeks. https://t.co/MespQWSFcC
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Kylian Mbappe tests positive for Covid-19 while playing with France

Kylian Mbappe tests positive for Covid-19 while playing with France

French football star Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty, the French Football Federation (FFF) announced on Monday.