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CORONAVIRUS-HIT CRUISE SHIP ALLOWED TO TRANSIT PANAMA CANAL

30 MAR 2020 A cruise ship stuck off Panama’s Pacific coast after four passengers died and more than 130 others developed influenza-like symptoms, including at least two with the coronavirus, will be allowed to proceed through the Panama Canal, the government said on Saturday. Holland America Line’s 238-meter (781-foot) MS Zaandam vessel can now continue …

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CHINA PROPOSES HEALTH SILK ROAD

28 MAR 2020  China says it is willing to contribute to international cooperation in combating the COVID-19 pandemic via the construction of a Health Silk Road. State media agency Xinhua states that Chinese President Xi Jinping made the offer, along with an offer of help for Italy, during a phone …

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NEW CORONAVIRUS MAY CIRCULATE FOREVER AS A SEASONAL, ENDEMIC PATHOGEN, EXPERTS FEAR

03 MAR 2020 The new coronavirus is likely here to stay. Experts think will probably become a permanent part of the human respiratory-virus repertoire. “This is going to be with us for some time – it’s endemic in human populations and not going to go away without a vaccine,” Amesh Adalja, an …

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OUR BODIES AGE IN THREE DISTINCT SHIFTS, ACCORDING TO MORE THAN 4,000 BLOOD TESTS

21 DEC 2019 In terms of biological ageing, the body seems to shift gears three times during our lifespans, new research suggests – with 34 years, 60 years and 78 years the key thresholds. In other words, we now have evidence that ageing isn’t one long, continuous process that moves …

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COP25: INVESTORS URGE GOVERNMENTS TO STEP UP CLIMATE AMBITION

631 institutional investors managing more than $37 trillion in assets urged governments to step up efforts to tackle the global climate crisis in a statement issued on Monday at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP25). The Global Investor Statement to Governments on Climate Change, developed by the seven founding partners …

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TOXIC WHITE FOAM WASHES UP ON INDIAN BEACH, AND PEOPLE DON’T KNOW TO STAY AWAY

10 DEC 2019 A menacing white foam covered one of India’s most famous beaches in Chennai for the fourth straight day on Monday, creating a new pollution hazard for the country. Children have been playing and taking selfies in the clouds of white suds on Marina Beach, even though they …

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SCIENTISTS SEE THE SUN TRANSFER ENERGY FROM ITS INTERIOR TO ATMOSPHERE

28 NOV 2019 You can’t tell from Earth, but the Sun’s outer atmosphere is hundreds of times hotter than its surface – it’s a long-standing mystery that astrophysicists have been working on for years, and now we might just have an answer. Scientists have previously suggested that solar plasma jets …

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INDIA AGREES TO RATIFY IMO SHIP RECYCLING CONVENTION

The largest ship recycling nation has agreed to ratify the Hong Kong Convention on Ship Recycling which will push shipowners to take closer heed of how they dispose of tonnage India, perhaps the most important ship recycling nation, has announced its intention to ratify the IMO’s Ship Recycling Convention and …

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IRAN SAYS MAJOR WATERWAYS WON’T BE AS SAFE OF OIL EXPORTS CUT TO ZERO

21 AUG 2019 If Iran’s oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, its president said on Wednesday, cautioning Washington against raising pressure on Tehran in an angry confrontation between the longtime foes. The comment by President Hassan Rouhani coincided with a …

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HERE ARE 11 WEIRD DISEASES YOU CAN CATCH FROM ANIMALS

30 JUN 2019 Illnesses that can pass from animals to humans are known as zoonotic. They’re surprisingly common: More than six out of every 10 known infectious diseases in people are actually contracted from animals, according to the CDC. Zoonotic diseases are typically spread through contact with animals or animal waste, though …

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