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Religious leaders to unite in the fight against COVID-19

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UN chief calls on religious leaders to unite in the fight against COVID-19
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UN Secretary-General António Guterres meets religious leaders at Gurdwara Kartapur Sahib in Punjab province in Pakistan.
   
11 April 2020
Peace and Security

Religious leaders of all faiths are being urged by the UN Secretary-General to join forces and work for peace around the world and focus on the common battle to defeat COVID-19.

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Protect ‘healthcare heroes’ from COVID-19, urges UN rights expert

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Protect ‘healthcare heroes’ from COVID-19, urges UN rights expert
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A patient has recovered after efforts by Lu Xiang and his medical team dispatched from Jiangsu Province to Huangshi, Hubei due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
   
27 March 2020
Health

States and business leaders must step up efforts to ensure that the selfless doctors, nurses, first-responders and other medical professionals working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic receive adequate protective equipment, a UN rights expert said on Friday.

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COVID-19: Mental health in the age of coronavirus

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COVID-19: Mental health in the age of coronavirus

Source:UN News

As the COVID-19 spreads in the United States, an increasing number of New Yorkers appear to have started wearing face masks as a precaution against the virus.
   
16 March 2020
Health

Since January when the World Health Organization (WHO) determined the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, to be a “public health emergency of international concern”, stress levels everywhere have continued to mount.

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Five things you should know now about the COVID-19 pandemic

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Source:UN News. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) upgraded the status of the COVID-19 outbreak from epidemic to pandemic. Here are five important pieces of information on what this means for you and your community.

1) What’s the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic?

Before Wednesday’s WHO announcement, the COVID-19 outbreak was described by the UN health agency as an epidemic, meaning that it has been spreading to many people, and many communities, at the same time.

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COVID-19: ‘Sombre moment’ as cases top 100,000 worldwide

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COVID-19: ‘Sombre moment’ as cases top 100,000 worldwide
Source:UN News
The global number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has surpassed 100,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Saturday.

 “As we mark this sombre moment, the World Health Organization reminds all countries and communities that the spread of this virus can be significantly slowed or even reversed through the implementation of robust containment and control activities”, the UN agency said in a statement.

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Help Remote Developer Teams Work Efficiently

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10 Tools to Help Remote Developer Teams Work Efficiently

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Court Finds Nonviolent Nuclear Weapons Protestors Guilty

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In Brunswick, Georgia, a group of seven anti-nuclear peace activists, known as the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 (KBP7), face over 20 years in prison for breaking into the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base.

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