Coronavirus: Russia says it will roll out a COVID-19 vaccine to citizens in October

Coronavirus: Russia says it will roll out a COVID-19 vaccine to citizens in October

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Russia says it will roll out a coronavirus vaccine in October - but no details have been given about what would be the first such programme anywhere in the world.Foreign news agencies quoted Mikhail Murashko, the health minister for Russia, saying th

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A determined path to the SDGs in 2030 despite COVID-19

A determined path to the SDGs in 2030 despite COVID-19

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As lockdowns ease in countries across Asia and the Pacific in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear—a return to business as usual is unimaginable in a region that was already off track to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

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Has COVID-19 accelerated smart city initiatives in Indonesia?

Has COVID-19 accelerated smart city initiatives in Indonesia?

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While there are numerous definitions of what constitutes a smart city, the crux of the concept lies in using digital technologies to better the lives of its citizens – through improved public service delivery and increased efficiency in govern

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COVID-19 in East Java: A crisis of awareness

COVID-19 in East Java: A crisis of awareness

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When Jakarta became the epicenter of COVID-19 transmission, other regions, including the East Java capital of Surabaya, lagged behind the capital city in implementing restriction policy. When large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) were enforced in G

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COVID-19 a wakeup call to do more in protecting children

COVID-19 a wakeup call to do more in protecting children

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National Children’s Day, which falls July 23, will not be celebrated like in years past on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indonesia’s commemoration of the day is themed “Anak Terlindungi, Indonesia Maju” (Children Protecte

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Get dirty at home: COVID-19 moves South Korea's mud festival online

Get dirty at home: COVID-19 moves South Korea's mud festival online

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When a pandemic threatens a good romp in the mud, some South Koreans bring the mud home with them instead. The popular Boryeong Mud Festival, halted this year because of COVID-19, instead became an online celebration of soil, with people from around

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Going to the beach in Paris? Why not test for COVID-19?

Going to the beach in Paris? Why not test for COVID-19?

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Parisians heading to the opening of Paris Plages, the yearly transformation of sections of the Seine river into man-made beaches, were met with a new attraction on Saturday: COVID-19 test centers. A series of indicators across the country, including

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COVID-19: James Bond in a white coat

COVID-19: James Bond in a white coat

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As scientists worldwide scramble for a vaccine, spooks are equally busy in a different, high-stakes coronavirus battle. "We can say one thing: Russia has nothing to do with these attempts; we do not accept such accusations." This was how t

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How Trump, COVID-19 endanger sexual, reproductive health rights

How Trump, COVID-19 endanger sexual, reproductive health rights

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United States President Donald Trump, the COVID-19 pandemic, and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are a dangerous combination. Amid the worldwide surge in COVID-19 cases, the Trump administration urged the removal of any references

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COVID-19 drug buyout threatens developing nations

COVID-19 drug buyout threatens developing nations

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United States President Donald Trump has announced an extraordinary deal to ensure that Americans have access to the first authorized drug treatment for COVID-19: remdesivir, the first drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat CO

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