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General director of the World Health Organization in quarantine

The general director of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that he had started a quarantine after having been in contact with a person infected with covid-19, specifying that he has no symptoms. “I am fine and without symptoms, but I will be quarantined…
EconomyWorld

Stock markets shake with new measures against covid-19

Global stocks recorded the worst week since March with fears about the impact on corporate profits of government measures in the context of the epidemic. If it were for 15 days, it would not bring so many fears to investors. But the expectation in the markets is that we…
SocietyWorld

US hits record of 94,000 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

The US hit a record number of new coronavirus cases on Friday for the second day in a row, topping 94,000 infections in 24 hours, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University The country, which has seen a resurgence of its Covid-19 outbreak since mid-October…
World

Pandemic pushes older professionals into entrepreneurship

Americans who lost their jobs restart their careers with their own business In April, the American Dave Summers, 60, lost his job as director of digital media production, victim of the wave of layoffs caused by the pandemic. But he was quick to launch his own business…
OpinionPortugal

What is in us is tiredness, above all tiredness

Of Fernando Pessoa’s heteronyms, Álvaro de Campos is my favorite. We all have one. I like its modernity, its British phlegm and its decadent pessimism. And one of the poems I like the most about good old Álvaro is: “What is in me is above all tiredness”. The…
SocietyWorld

Scientists discover powerful antibody that fights the virus

Designated CV30, this Y-shaped antibody is 530 times more potent in combating covid-19 than those hitherto identified. Scientists have already managed to map its molecular structure. Scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, USA, found that a…
PortugalSociety

81% of Portuguese want to curfew during the pandemic

Eight out of ten already advocated nighttime closure before the onslaught of the mayors of the Porto Metropolitan Area. It is not unanimous, but it is enlightening: eight out of ten Portuguese (81%) defend the imposition of a curfew, according to an Aximage survey for JN…