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Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is cheaper than Pfizer’s and Moderna’s and doesn’t require supercold temperature

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is cheaper than Pfizer’s and Moderna’s and doesn’t require supercold temperature

The biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has released data on what is now the third promising vaccine candidate against COVID-19 – and it has several advantages over those of its competitors, Pfizer and Moderna. On Monday, AstraZeneca…

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Chinese buyers look to cancel U.S. soybean orders as processing margins shrink By Reuters

Chinese buyers look to cancel U.S. soybean orders as processing margins shrink By Reuters

© Reuters. Soybeans fall into a bin as a trailer is filled at a farm in Buda, Illinois By Naveen Thukral and Hallie Gu SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) – Some Chinese soybean importers and processors are looking…

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Oil Inventories Rose by 3.8M Barrels Last Week: API By Investing.com

Oil Inventories Rose by 3.8M Barrels Last Week: API By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com – U.S. oil stockpiles climbed last week on rising gasoline inventories as lockdown measures in parts of the U.S. to curb the virus kept a lid on fuel demand.   rose…

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how three CEOs helped their companies thrive in a pandemic

how three CEOs helped their companies thrive in a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted different responses from company CEOs seeking to ensure their businesses survive. Keeping their employees safe has been the first priority, but beyond that, their task has involved understanding the situation,…

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Face masks cut disease spread in the lab, but have less impact in the community. We need to know why

Face masks cut disease spread in the lab, but have less impact in the community. We need to know why

In controlled laboratory situations, face masks appear to do a good job of reducing the spread of coronavirus (at least in hamsters) and other respiratory viruses. However, evidence shows mask-wearing policies seem to have had…

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Oil hits highest since March, spurred by vaccine hopes By Reuters

Oil hits highest since March, spurred by vaccine hopes By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The sun is seen behind a crude oil pump jack in the Permian Basin in Loving County By Alex Lawler LONDON (Reuters) – Oil hit its highest since March on Tuesday,…

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why the insolvency watchdog wants former children’s charity directors disqualified

why the insolvency watchdog wants former children’s charity directors disqualified

Former Kids Company chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh is at the start of a nine-week trial in the high court that could see her disqualified as a company director, along with nine former directors from the…

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Ancient sponges or just algae? New research overturns chemical evidence for the earliest animals

Ancient sponges or just algae? New research overturns chemical evidence for the earliest animals

Sponges are the simplest of animals, and they may stand at the root of all complex animal life on Earth, including us humans. Scientists study the evolution of the earliest sponges, hundreds of millions of…

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Biden names Kerry as U.S. climate envoy, emphasizing diplomacy’s role in the fight By Reuters

Biden names Kerry as U.S. climate envoy, emphasizing diplomacy’s role in the fight By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Democratic National Convention held in Milwaukee By Timothy Gardner and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Joe Biden named former Secretary of State John Kerry as special climate envoy, his…

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Why nursing home aides exposed to COVID-19 aren’t taking sick leave

Why nursing home aides exposed to COVID-19 aren’t taking sick leave

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated America’s nursing homes, but the reasons aren’t as simple as people might think. To understand how nursing homes became the source of over one-third of U.S. COVID-19 deaths, you have…

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