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Beer may lose its fizz as CO2 supplies go flat during pandemic By Reuters

Beer may lose its fizz as CO2 supplies go flat during pandemic By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A pint of beer is poured into a glass in a bar in London By Stephanie Kelly and Lisa Baertlein NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Dwindling supplies of carbon dioxide from…

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How much has Australia really flattened the curve of coronavirus? Until we keep better records, we don’t know

How much has Australia really flattened the curve of coronavirus? Until we keep better records, we don’t know

Since March 29, we have congratulated ourselves for flattening the curve of the COVID-19 epidemic in Australia. But if we ask more detailed questions, such as “which curves have flattened?”, “by how much?”, and “how…

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Lead with empathy during the COVID-19 crisis

Lead with empathy during the COVID-19 crisis

In these uncertain and highly stressful times, there is heightened reliance on managers and supervisors to maintain the well-being, health and safety of their workforce. During the COVID-19 crisis, leaders are performing their typical roles…

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Canada offers C$2.5 billion in aid for hard-hit energy sector; death toll hits 1,250 By Reuters

Canada offers C$2.5 billion in aid for hard-hit energy sector; death toll hits 1,250 By Reuters

8/8 © Reuters. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Toronto 2/8 By David Ljunggren and Kelsey Johnson OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will invest C$2.5 billion ($1.8 billion) in measures to help the hard-hit oil…

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3 innovations helping the homeless in Eugene, Oregon

3 innovations helping the homeless in Eugene, Oregon

Even when the economy is booming, the United States has trouble figuring out how to deal with homelessness. Now, with unemployment soaring and millions of Americans unable to pay their rent, solutions are more needed…

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smart move, or a premium tech brand losing its way?

smart move, or a premium tech brand losing its way?

At face value, Apple’s decision to launch the second-generation iPhone SE with a recession looming may not make sense. But there’s likely more to this move than meets the eye. Targeted at price-conscious customers amid…

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Half of announced North American oil cuts come from just three companies By Reuters

Half of announced North American oil cuts come from just three companies By Reuters

© Reuters. Chevron oil exploration drilling site near Midland By Arathy S Nair and Shanti S Nair (Reuters) – Numerous U.S. and Canadian oil companies have said they are reducing output in 2020, but a…

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How to ensure poor people in Africa’s cities can still get food during lockdowns

How to ensure poor people in Africa’s cities can still get food during lockdowns

More than half of all African countries have now imposed lockdown measures aimed at flattening the curve of new COVID-19 infections. The reason for taking such drastic measures while infection rates are still relatively low,…

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Oil Anchored Near $20 Set for Weekly Loss on Feeble Demand By Bloomberg

Oil Anchored Near $20 Set for Weekly Loss on Feeble Demand By Bloomberg

© Reuters. Oil Anchored Near $20 Set for Weekly Loss on Feeble Demand (Bloomberg) — Oil was stuck near $20 a barrel and set for a second weekly loss after a wave of gloomy demand…

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Africa’s health systems should use AI technology in their fight against COVID-19

Africa’s health systems should use AI technology in their fight against COVID-19

COVID-19 and its grave impact worldwide has emphasised just how critical it is for African countries to develop their healthcare systems. For the most part, these systems are woefully underfunded and understaffed. It will take…

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