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US News & World Report and Pharmacy Times® Reveal Top Recommended Health Products for 2021

US News & World Report, the world’s leading authority on consumer ratings and advice, and Pharmacy hours®, the leading multimedia resource for pharmacy professionals, today released the most recommended health products for 2021. Tylenol has become the first choice among pharmacists surveyed for the treatment of headaches, and Claritin products …

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The world needs alternatives to protect tropical forests from the sea: Guidance note | News | SDG Knowledge Center

Countries have negotiated more than 230 international agreements with provisions on coral reefs, but none have effectively protected them, according to a policy brief by Teya Penniman, IISD. Vulnerable “tropical forests of the sea” are in sharp decline due to climate change and localized stressors. The dossier entitled “Coral reefs: …

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World Coronavirus Dispatch: Is the measurement of inflation distorted in the event of a pandemic?

UK to donate over 100 million vaccines The UK government will donate more than 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine to developing countries, the Sunday Times reported. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to pledge to donate more than $ 2.8 billion in snapshots at a Group of Seven …

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G7 countries reach agreement to tax multinationals

The United States, Britain and other major nations on Saturday struck a landmark deal to pursue higher global taxes on multinational companies such as Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon. In a move that could raise hundreds of billions of dollars to help governments deal with the aftermath of Covid-19, the …

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US expresses “deep concern” over anti-corruption backlash in Guatemala | World news

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday expressed “deep concern” to his Guatemalan counterpart over efforts to abolish a prominent anti-corruption unit within the attorney general’s office, said an American spokesperson. The call between Blinken and Foreign Minister Pedro Brolo took place ahead of a …

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African Journalists Denounce UAE “Manipulation” at World Cup in Qatar | Football news

The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) has condemned what it calls attempts by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to “manipulate” African journalists into speaking out against the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. In a resolution released on Wednesday, the FAJ expressed “dismay” at the UAE’s efforts to “manipulate journalist …

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putting pressure on the junta, France suspends joint military operations with Malian forces | World news

PARIS (Reuters) – France on Thursday announced it was suspending joint military operations with local troops in Mali as part of efforts to pressure the military junta to reestablish a civilian-led government. The Malian army arrested interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane last week and forced them …

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China’s Silence Over Tiananmen Tributes Extends to Hong Kong World news

By ZEN SOO, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) – For years, China quashed any discussion on the mainland about its bloody 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, almost erasing what happened from collective consciousness . Now it may be Hong Kong’s turn, as the ruling Communist Party …

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Iran’s largest warship catches fire and sinks in Gulf of Oman

Iran’s largest naval warship caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday under unclear circumstances, semi-official news agencies reported. News agencies Fars and Tasnim said the efforts failed to save the support warship Kharg, named after the island that serves as Iran’s main oil terminal. The blaze …

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Latest news: WHO approves Sinovac vaccine | Coronavirus

The World Health Organization has released a list of emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Sinovac in adults aged 18 and over, the second such clearance it has granted to a Chinese company . In a statement on Tuesday, the United Nations health agency said data submitted to …

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