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Humans are not prepared for a pandemic caused by fungal infections

When the 48-year-old longtime smoker came to Shmuel Shoham, an infectious diseases expert at Johns Hopkins, she was worried about […]

3 hurdles you need to clear when retiring abroad—from retirees who have lived in Ireland, France and Panama

By Alessandra Malito Living overseas can feel like a luxury, but it takes a bit of work first Moving to another […]

Strippers can apparently better forecast the market than your finance bro

by Jane Nam In a tweet that has since gone viral, a netizen who claims to be a stripper declared […]

IMF chief says pandemic will unleash worst recession since Great Depression

By Andrea Shalal and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The pandemic sweeping the world will turn global economic growth “sharply […]

Latin America’s Fastest Economy Now Faces Worst Slump Since 1905

(Bloomberg) — Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, Colombia was forecast to be Latin America’s top-performing major economy for the second […]

Got $500,000 and 90 days? Uruguay might have an offer for you

The way Uruguay’s president-elect sees it, his government will face a couple of problems: too few residents and too little investment. Well, […]

Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/who-china-joint-mission-on-covid-19-final-report.pdf

Coronavirus is highly uncertain and global costs could be high

As coronavirus spreads across the globe, new modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) is set to help policymakers respond […]

The coronavirus symptoms to be on the lookout for and how to protect yourself

As the United States recorded its first coronavirus death — and the number of infections grows worldwide — many people are wondering what symptoms […]

China set to deepen Argentine trade ties with bid for grains ‘superhighway’

By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Chinese state-owned construction giant CCCC is preparing a bid to dredge Argentina’s Parana […]