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Bicycling Surges in Manila Amid Covid-19 Lockdowns

Bicycling Surges in Manila Amid Covid-19 Lockdowns

Bicycling Surges in Manila Amid Covid-19 Lockdowns Bicycling Surges in Manila Amid Covid-19 Lockdowns MANILA — Nikko Flores bought his first bicycle with borrowed money when public transit was restricted in the Philippine capital because of the coronavirus pandemic. The secondhand mountain bike cost nearly half a month’s salary, but it proved essential for getting across metro Manila, a sprawling …

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Trump Overstates W.H.O. Position on Lockdowns

Hachalu Hundessa, Ethiopian Singer and Activist, Is Shot Dead

Trump Overstates W.H.O. Position on Lockdowns Trump Overstates W.H.O. Position on Lockdowns This week, President Trump exaggerated a position taken by the World Health Organization, saying that the agency had vindicated his derision of lockdowns during the coronavirus pandemic. “The World Health Organization just admitted that I was right,” the president tweeted. “Lockdowns are killing countries all over the world. …

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Did Lockdowns Lower Premature Births? A New Study Adds Evidence

Did Lockdowns Lower Premature Births? A New Study Adds Evidence

Did Lockdowns Lower Premature Births? A New Study Adds Evidence Did Lockdowns Lower Premature Births? A New Study Adds Evidence Stillbirths “might actually be the dark side of this,” Dr. Been said. Researchers couldn’t measure stillbirths in the Dutch data set, because only live infants undergo newborn screening. If most of the missing preemies were actually stillborn, Dr. Been said, …

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White House embraces a declaration from scientists that opposes lockdowns and relies on ‘herd immunity.’

White House embraces a declaration from scientists that opposes lockdowns and relies on ‘herd immunity.’

White House embraces a declaration from scientists that opposes lockdowns and relies on ‘herd immunity.’ White House embraces a declaration from scientists that opposes lockdowns and relies on ‘herd immunity.’ The White House has embraced a declaration by a group of scientists arguing that authorities should allow the coronavirus to spread among young healthy people while protecting the elderly and …

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Coronavirus: Labour calls for government to delay university term as thousands of students caught up in lockdowns

A 'Help' message is displayed at locked down student accommodation in Manchester

Coronavirus: Labour calls for government to delay university term as thousands of students caught up in lockdowns Coronavirus: Labour calls for government to delay university term as thousands of students caught up in lockdowns The government has been urged to stop students arriving at universities amid fears teenagers across the UK will be “locked in their rooms”  as coronavirus outbreaks …

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Schools Find Health Risks in Water After Covid-19 Lockdowns

Schools Find Health Risks in Water After Covid-19 Lockdowns

Schools Find Health Risks in Water After Covid-19 Lockdowns Schools Find Health Risks in Water After Covid-19 Lockdowns The C.D.C. has issued guidelines for business and building reopenings after coronavirus lockdowns. A spokeswoman from the agency said that its guidelines are “applicable to all types of buildings,” including schools. But the vagueness of many of the guidelines, according to Dr. …

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Coronavirus: Government considering ‘rota system’ for secondary schools hit by local lockdowns

Coronavirus: Government considering ‘rota system’ for secondary schools hit by local lockdowns

Coronavirus: Government considering ‘rota system’ for secondary schools hit by local lockdowns Coronavirus: Government considering ‘rota system’ for secondary schools hit by local lockdowns Boris Johnson’s government is considering a plan to advise secondary schools to operate a “rota system” to reduce the number of pupils in classes if a local spike in Covid-19 infections leads to renewed lockdown restrictions,The …

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During Coronavirus Lockdowns, Some Doctors Wondered: Where Are the Preemies?

During Coronavirus Lockdowns, Some Doctors Wondered: Where Are the Preemies?

During Coronavirus Lockdowns, Some Doctors Wondered: Where Are the Preemies? During Coronavirus Lockdowns, Some Doctors Wondered: Where Are the Preemies? This spring, as countries around the world told people to stay home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, doctors in neonatal intensive care units were noticing something strange: Premature births were falling, in some cases drastically. It started with …

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Lockdowns Spared Millions of Animals From Becoming Roadkill, Researchers Say

Lockdowns Spared Millions of Animals From Becoming Roadkill, Researchers Say

Lockdowns Spared Millions of Animals From Becoming Roadkill, Researchers Say Lockdowns Spared Millions of Animals From Becoming Roadkill, Researchers Say As states locked down to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the nation’s roads became less deadly for wild animals, most likely sparing millions of them from becoming roadkill, according to a new report. The number of wild animals killed …

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‘Time Is Always Money’: Pandemic Lockdowns Hasten Infrastructure Work

‘Time Is Always Money’: Pandemic Lockdowns Hasten Infrastructure Work

‘Time Is Always Money’: Pandemic Lockdowns Hasten Infrastructure Work ‘Time Is Always Money’: Pandemic Lockdowns Hasten Infrastructure Work “With those available funds diminishing, it will be more of a challenge to develop properties,” said Chris Runyan, president of the Ohio Contractors Association. This also could translate into reduced incentives that governments offer to lure new development, as well as an …

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