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What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience

What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience

What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience What the History of Pandemics Can Teach Us About Resilience And now, the United States faces a pandemic that has disproportionately sickened and killed Americans of color, who are overrepresented in the essential work force yet less likely to have access to medical care. As federal and state governments manage …

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World Leaders Call for an International Treaty to Combat Future Pandemics

World Leaders Call for an International Treaty to Combat Future Pandemics

World Leaders Call for an International Treaty to Combat Future Pandemics World Leaders Call for an International Treaty to Combat Future Pandemics BRUSSELS — Citing what they call “the biggest challenge to the global community since the 1940s,” the leaders of more than two dozen countries, the European Union and the World Health Organization on Tuesday floated an international treaty …

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Hearing My Dead Wife’s Voice in the Pandemic’s Silence

Hearing My Dead Wife’s Voice in the Pandemic’s Silence

Hearing My Dead Wife’s Voice in the Pandemic’s Silence Hearing My Dead Wife’s Voice in the Pandemic’s Silence While I was at Columbia, Muriel earned a high school equivalency diploma and began applying to college the day I graduated. She went on to become a psychologist, and her years of schooling initiated a ritual that lasted for over a decade. …

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Some Scientists Question W.H.O. Inquiry Into the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Origins

Some Scientists Question W.H.O. Inquiry Into the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Origins

Some Scientists Question W.H.O. Inquiry Into the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Origins Some Scientists Question W.H.O. Inquiry Into the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Origins A small group of scientists and others who believe the novel coronavirus that spawned the pandemic could have originated from a lab leak or accident is calling for an inquiry independent of the World Health Organization’s team of independent experts …

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Britain Extends Wage Supports but Looks Toward the Pandemic’s End

Britain Extends Wage Supports but Looks Toward the Pandemic’s End

Britain Extends Wage Supports but Looks Toward the Pandemic’s End Britain Extends Wage Supports but Looks Toward the Pandemic’s End The Treasury will also extract additional tax revenue by freezing personal income tax allowances from 2022, a measure that will push more people into higher tax brackets. The moves were supported by the Resolution Foundation, a British think tank focused …

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Germany, Once a Model, Is Swamped Like Everyone Else by Pandemic’s Second Wave

Germany, Once a Model, Is Swamped Like Everyone Else by Pandemic’s Second Wave

Germany, Once a Model, Is Swamped Like Everyone Else by Pandemic’s Second Wave Germany, Once a Model, Is Swamped Like Everyone Else by Pandemic’s Second Wave ROSTOCK, Germany — It was barely noon, but Steffen Bockhahn’s phone had not stopped ringing with people wanting to know if they qualified for a vaccination, and if not now, when? Days earlier Germany …

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How Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics

Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics

How Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics How Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics “Had we had it set up in 2019, then when this virus hit the U.S., we would have had ready access to data that would have allowed us to see it circulating in New York City, …

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Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics

Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics

Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics “Had we had it set up in 2019, then when this virus hit the U.S., we would have had ready access to data that would have allowed us to see it circulating in New York City, for example, …

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Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days.

Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days.

Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days. Vaccinations begin at the nursing home where 46 died in the pandemic’s first days. A nurse at the suburban Seattle nursing home that was ravaged by the first U.S. cluster of coronavirus cases sat down beside a visiting pharmacist on Monday, pulled up her blue shirtsleeve …

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Market Edges Toward Euphoria, Despite Pandemic’s Toll

Market Edges Toward Euphoria, Despite Pandemic’s Toll

Market Edges Toward Euphoria, Despite Pandemic’s Toll Market Edges Toward Euphoria, Despite Pandemic’s Toll “It’s not as obvious a bubble as 20 years ago,” said Jay Ritter, a finance professor at the University of Florida who studies initial public offerings. “But we’re close to bubble territory.” The market appears overheated by another gauge that investors often use to determine how …

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