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The stagflationary debt crisis is here

Distress in markets shows central banks efforts to lower inflation will cause economic and financial crash COMMENT | NOURIEL ROUBINI | For a year now, I have argued that the increase in inflation would be persistent, that its causes include not only bad policies but also negative supply shocks, and …

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Robot health coach

WHO and partners launch world’s most extensive freely accessible AI health worker | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health Organisation, with support from the Qatar Ministry of Health, has launched the AI-powered WHO Digital Health Worker, Florence version 2.0, offering an innovative and interactive platform to share a myriad of …

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Ebola Virus outbreak

‘We’re ready’ says Uganda COVER STORY | RONALD MUSOKE | Since Uganda declared an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the country on Sept.20, it has moved swiftly to achieve three main objectives; reducing its spread, minimising number of deaths, and ensuring it does not spread to neighbouring countries. According …

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VIRUS INSTITUTE: Sudan Ebola strain is milder

Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA – URN |  The death rate from the newly confirmed outbreak of the Ebola Hemorrhagic fever in Mubende is likely to be low,  according to scientists at the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI. Dr. Julius Lutwama who heads the Department of Arbovirology, Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious …

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Covid-19 response failed in Africa

Lancet report says `hidden pandemic’ kept infection figures low | ANDRE VAN WYK | The global response to the Covid-19 epidemic has been nothing short of a massive failure, according to a study by The Lancet; the world’s highest-impact general medical journal. The peer-reviewed journal explains that millions of deaths …

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