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UK bans sex between people not living together to prevent coronavirus infection #sexban

TOPICS: coronavirus, infections, pandemic, sexban, sexual ban, United Kingdom

Sex is prohibited in the United Kingdom for all citizens who do not live in the same house. The British government has taken this measure to try to alleviate the impact that the coronavirus is having. The measure, which has been interpreted by British citizens as a “sexual ban”, has sparked controversy on social networks, […]

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COVID-19’s chaotic pandemic management threatens Johnson

TOPICS: Boris Johnson, coronavirus, COVID-19, Keir Starmer, outbreak, pandemic, quarantine, United Kingdom

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Boris Johnson has been stumbling around. His slow response to confinement was not without controversy. And now, with the de-escalation strategy, chaos is repeating itself. Or it is even worse, because the Tory leader is increasingly being cornered by the Labour opposition, he has lost the confidence of a […]

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U.S. adds more than 41 million unemployment claims due to crisis

TOPICS: claims, crisis, lockdown, pandemic, stimulus, unemployment, wages, workers, workforce

More than 2.12 million people applied for unemployment benefits in the United States last week, bringing the total number of requests in two months under the covid-19 pandemic to more than 41 million, the Labor Department reported Thursday. In the week ending March 21 and as the pandemic began to hit the U.S. labor market, […]

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Millions of people crowd U.S. beaches without worrying about coronavirus

TOPICS: beaches, coronavirus, holidays, Memorial Day, outbreaks, pandemic, social distance, United States

The United States is about to reach 100,000 deaths from coronavirus, but this weekend, thousands of people have crowded the beaches taking advantage of the fact that it was a bridge. Health authorities warn that they are jeopardizing the success of the de-escalation. Last weekend was Memorial Day, a holiday that has left images of […]

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How do you get a business going in these uncertain times?

TOPICS: frustration, Management, networking, pandemic, resilience, uncertainty

Long before the pandemic that has crippled entire countries, jamming the wheels of the global economy, we were already heading for a world characterized by complexity, rapid change and uncertainty. The tragic outbreak of the coronavirus has precipitated and accentuated this dynamic in all areas, imposing new uses and practices that can substantially change the […]

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Has the Swedish strategy against the coronavirus failed miserably?

TOPICS: coronavirus, death toll, deaths, pandemic, Scandinavia, social distance, Sweden

In the past week, Sweden has led the way in per capita coronavirus deaths, surpassing Spain, Italy, Belgium and the United Kingdom, according to data collected by the Financial Times. This is a figure that stands out from its Nordic neighbours and that many attribute to the strategy implemented in the Scandinavian country, where no […]

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Brexit and COVID-19: perfect storm stalks Boris Johnson

TOPICS: Boris Johnson, Brexit, coronavirus, COVID-19, crisis, death toll, GDP, Gross Domestic Product, pandemic, unemployment

The Boris Johnson government is under increasing pressure from its own ranks to provide some oxygen to the economy in the midst of the pandemic. In April, the first month that the British were entirely confined, the number of people applying for unemployment assistance rose from 856,500 to 2.1 million, the highest rise in a […]

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Study finds that four out of ten people may be immune to coronavirus without having been infected

TOPICS: common cold, coronavirus, COVID-19, immune system, immunity, pandemic, SARS-CoV-2, vaccine

Scientists around the world are competing to develop a coronavirus vaccine, and epidemiologists are trying to predict how the pandemic will develop until such a vaccine becomes available. However, both efforts are surrounded by unresolved uncertainty about whether the immune system can generate a substantial and sustained response to the coronavirus, and whether exposure to […]

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One in four U.S. workers collect unemployment benefits

TOPICS: benefits, COVID-19, jobs, pandemic, unemployment

Two months after the COVID-19 pandemic began to hit the U.S. labor market, nearly 37 million people have applied for unemployment benefits, and last week more than 2.9 million petitions were initiated by people who lost their jobs. Last week’s figure, released by the Department of Labor and exceeding experts’ expectations, indicates that the impact […]

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American election under the coronavirus: Are they in danger?

TOPICS: coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, election, electoral race, Joe Biden, pandemic, United States

On November 3 of this year, presidential elections will be held in the United States. Donald Trump will seek re-election against likely Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden. This election however will be marked by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The uncertainty about the future of this virus, in particular about the more than probable […]

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