5,175 in NCAA financially affected by lockdowns 

Credit to Author: Josef T. Ramos, TMT| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 15:45:34 +0000

NATIONAL Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Management Committee Chairman Fr. Vic Calvo OP of Colegio de San Juan de Letran, the upcoming host of the collegiate games, revealed that 5,175 individuals involved in the sports association were financially affected by community quarantine measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Calvo ‒ together with former Management Committee chairman Peter Cayco of Arellano University, which was the host last year ‒ revealed to reporters the […]

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Lockdowns averted 3 million deaths in 11 European nation – study

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 10:33:16 +0000

PARIS: Lockdowns prevented around 3.1 million deaths in 11 European countries, according to a new modelling study published Monday, as most nations tiptoe out of the strict measures to halt the spread of the new coronavirus. Research by Imperial College London, whose scientists are advising the British government on the virus, found that restrictions such […]

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The second virus wave: How bad will it be as lockdowns ease?

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 12:35:07 +0000

ROME: From the marbled halls of Italy to the wheat fields of Kansas, health authorities are increasingly warning that the question isn’t whether a second wave of coronavirus infections and deaths will hit, but when — and how badly. As more countries and US states chaotically re-open for business — including some where infection rates are […]

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G20 offers debt relief to poorest countries

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 17:08:15 +0000

RIYADH: With the global economy plunged into its worst recession in a century, the Group of 20 (G20) nations on Wednesday announced a one-year debt standstill for the world’s poorest countries as they struggle to deal with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. The G20, which brings together the world’s largest economies, also reiterated the […]

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