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Three pregnant women sitting during the night waiting for conveyance | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Covid-19 will worsen women’s health, income inequality

Women who are pregnant and those in abusive relationships, trapped at home during the Covid-19 are part of the risk groups identified by the UN.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

First-ever pandemic caused by a coronavirus whose behaviour is not known: WHO

WHO teams are studying preliminary research and real-time data shared by different countries in order to make policy recommendations.
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Companies in Covid-19: Beauty brands making sanitisers, biggest soap company giving free soap

Companies across the world are investing millions in the fight against coronavirus. Unilever has announced distribution of soaps, sanitisers, bleach and food worth €100 million.
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Think you’re too young to be hospitalised by coronavirus? This chart shows you’re wrong

Fatalities were highest in people over 85 years old, but the World Health Organization warns younger people against complacency.

Coronavirus advice from leading economists: Bring out the big artillery

Economists say it’s still too early to tell how bad the economic damage from COVID-19 will be, but it will be large. They suggest bringing on fiscal firepower.
Indian nationals evacuated from Iran undergo a disinfectant process before being quarantined in Indian Army Wellness Facility Centre at Jaisalmer Military Station

What happens after you recover from coronavirus? 5 questions answered

Even with the current inflated mortality rates, most people will recover from coronavirus. But some questions linger on the other side of the curve.

Older people most at risk from COVID-19. This is what you can do to help

An expert explains how to change your social behaviour during coronavirus pandemic because health systems around the world have been pushed to the limit.
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Don’t forget to dry your hands to prevent COVID-19. Washing isn’t enough

Research shows that drying hands properly - on disposable paper towels rather than hot air dryers - could be vital to avoid transmission of COVID-19.
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Chief dazzling officer to chief depressed officer: Why chief digital officers often fail

The trendiest C-suite role for the past few years has almost certainly been the Chief Digital Officer. However, evidence says that the role’s attraction is dimming.
Donald Trump delivers a speech during a special address on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on 21 January

What we learned in Davos about climate, economics and Trump

Global economic expansion may be on firm ground, but it faces risk of trade tensions and future environmental challenges.

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Is India’s coronavirus lockdown leading to stress in families or strengthening relationships?

The 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus has led to people working from home and thus, spending more time with their families and partners.


Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.