Tag Archives: COVID-19

Pakistan: COVAX Saves the Day

The so-called vaccine politics that was being earlier peddled now falls short with reports and theories of hybrid warfare and a power-play taking place all but having fizzled out. 

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Pakistan in Grip of COVID-19’s Third Wave: PM Khan Among the Infected

The South Asian country is in the grip of the third wave of coronavirus but much of its population remains in denial mode, showing little respect for personal and public safety, stoking the infection rate to dangerous levels.

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5 Ways COVID-19 Changed Immigration

Travel restrictions will continue to emerge, end and evolve, dependent on context. As wealthier countries vaccinate their populations at rapid speed, less equipped countries continue to suffer severe outbreaks. International travel may soon require a COVID-19 “vaccination card.” New targeted travel bans could emerge.

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What is Food Insecurity?

Although awareness of food insecurity is growing, it is important to understand what is meant by the term and how it fits with other food access concepts, such as hunger and food sovereignty.

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How to Stay Safe with a New Fast-spreading Coronavirus Variant on the Loose

Limiting the size of gatherings helps reduce the potential for exposure. Controlling indoor environments in other ways can also be a highly effective strategy for reducing risk. This includes increasing ventilation rates to bring in fresh air and filtering existing air to dilute aerosol concentrations.

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How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

After a daunting year, and with more challenges ahead in 2021, upgrading your approach to emotions can be a drug-free mood booster.

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COVID-19 Vaccine: A Doctor Answers 5 Questions

Experts say that despite 95% efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines, approximately 5% of people receiving the vaccination may still become infected.

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Why the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine is Now a Global Game-changer

The Oxford vaccine, based on a viral vector, is also cheaper (around US$4) than Pfizer and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines – around US$20 and $33, respectively. AstraZeneca has made a “no profit pledge”.

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Trump is Taking the Latest in COVID-19 Treatments – Here’s What Doctors Know

Early in the year, there were few known treatments for people who showed severe COVID-19 symptoms apart from sustaining them on ventilators. Now, several months later, there are a handful of treatments, including drugs, that give doctors far better tools to heal patients, particularly very ill ones.

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Labor Day Celebrates Earning a Living, But Remember What Work Really Means

Labor Day isn’t just about earning money but an occasion to celebrate an essential human capacity.

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