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One day, a virus much more dangerous than Covid-19 will spread, and the current outbreak gives us...


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Contagious diseases through history have inspired authors, describing the horror, but also instan...


Italian Businesses Slam "Draconian" Coronavirus Controls

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Shortages of medical supplies are already hitting in the northern city of Turin, in Italy, which ...


Coronavirus, A Two-Way Street For India's Economy

While there are significant supply chain concerns across sectors in the short-term, others see th...


Coronavirus Exposes Weakness Of China's Autocratic System

The virus could have been better contained if China had not tried to hush it up at the start. Aut...


Coronavirus: A Pandemic Born Of 'Strange' Culinary Tastes?

The epidemic unnerving the world originated in the Wuhan shellfish market, where other local deli...


Why Women Are Particularly Vulnerable To Climate Change

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For Brazil And Argentina, How To Respond To New Trump Tariffs

President Trump's erratic strikes against the world's trading regime require a collective respons...


A French Defense Of Trump's New Tariffs On European Products

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