Young children gained weight during the pandemic

The FINANCIAL — A Kaiser Permanente study of nearly 200,000 children showed that children gained excess weight during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those between 5 and 11 years old. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.…

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How Has Covid Affected Global Trade?

The FINANCIAL — Covid-19 (Covid) caused a significant decline in global trade in 2020, particularly in services trade. Also, imbalances in regional trade contributed to a significant rise in shipping costs. The Covid pandemic has caused significant disruption to global trade.…

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Post-Pandemic Tipping

During quarantine, people confined to their homes made signs to thank health care workers for soldiering on. As the pandemic continued, the public began to expand its definition of “heroes,” to include bus drivers, store clerks, restaurant staff, and food delivery people—all…

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The Safety and Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines for Children

The FINANCIAL -- A coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine is now available to children ages 12 through 15 in the U.S. Here's what parents, caregivers and children need to know about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine, the possible side effects,…

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Lockdown sparks surge in young investors

The FINANCIAL -- With more time and money on their hands, Brits have been using lockdown to enter the world of investment, as nearly one in 10 (9%) have begun investing for the first time since the start of the pandemic.…

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COVID-19, subsequent mental health and neurological conditions

The FINANCIAL -- One in three COVID-19 survivors received a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis within six months of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, an observational study of more than 230,000 patient health records published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal estimates. The study…

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Virtual shared medical appointments offer break-through

The FINANCIAL -- Virtual health appointments have become widespread during the Covid pandemic, and combining this approach with shared medical appointments could enable health services to break through growing backlogs and “leapfrog into a reality of health for all”, according to the…

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ADB partners with BMJ on new coronavirus guidelines for health workers

The FINANCIAL — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has partnered with leading healthcare knowledge provider, the BMJ, to launch a new online coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Information Centre for healthcare professionals tackling the pandemic. The website provides nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals…

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Silknet became the main communication source during pandemic

Silknet – the country’s largest fixed network provider offering households and businesses the full range of telecommunication services, such as mobile services, fixed broadband, Pay TV and fixed telephony. Silknet is rated B1/Stable by Moody’s and B+/Stable by Fitch Ratings. In 2019…

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RMG continues its projects and donates GEL 1.5 million amid pandemic

Since the Covid-19 pandemic struck, companieshave been forced to meet significant challenges never seen previously. From slick financial management to monitoring employee interactions, this has arguably become the test of the decade for companies. Georgia’s RMG (Rich Metal Group) have been among…

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