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GROSS DROPLET TEST SHOWS MASKS ARE HIGHLY EFFECTIVE AT LIMITING YOUR FLYING SPIT

01 JAN 2021 Getting coughed on has never been a pleasant experience, but 2020 has made it a whole new level of nope. Even with vaccines being rolled out, our main lines of defence against COVID-19 are still physical, with distancing from each other and wearing a mask being chief amongst them. …

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PFIZER’S COVID-19 VACCINE, IN WORLD FIRST, UK APPROVES

06 DEC 2020 Britain approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday (02ND DEC,2020), jumping ahead of the rest of the world in the race to begin the most crucial mass inoculation programme in history with a shot tested in wide-scale clinical trials. Prime Minister Boris Johnson touted the greenlight from the …

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EVIDENCE IS IN: FEMALE LEADERS REALLY ARE TACKLING THE PANDEMIC BETTER

08 SEPT 2020 Over the last few months, there has been much discussion of leadership during the pandemic. What constitutes good leadership? Who has performed better and which countries have been worse? One pattern that emerged early on was that female leaders were seen to have handled the crisis remarkably well. …

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WARNINGS ISSUED AS CHINA CONFIRMS A CASE OF BUBONIC PLAGUE IN INNER MONGOLIA

06 JULY 2020 Authorities in an autonomous region in northern China have issued a health warning after a local farmer contracted the bubonic plague. A herdsman was reportedly in a stable condition after having been confirmed to have caught the disease on Sunday, according to the New York Times. Health officials in …

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BIMCO PUBLISHES IMO 2020 SULPHUR CLAUSES

10 DEC 2018  International shipping association BIMCO has published two sulphur content-related bunker clauses dealing with general compliance and the transitional period for the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 global sulphur limit in marine fuel. The two clauses are BIMCO 2020 Marine Sulphur Content Clause for Time Charter Parties  and BIMCO 2020 Fuel …

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HAIR FOLLICLES CAN ‘SMELL’ SANDALWOOD, AND IT COULD BE A RADICAL NEW WAY TO TREAT BALDNESS

19 SEP 2018 We tend to imagine smells as things that just float around us in the air, but there’s more to it than that. What we perceive as smell is actually an intersection between molecules called odorants (or aroma compounds) and olfactory receptors that are expressed by cells in our body, which send …

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