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THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: Coronavirus is accelerating US online grocery shopping adoption—here are the market stats, trends and companies to know

Online grocery is a promising but formerly niche industry because of the coronaviruses. The combination of shoppers' interest in avoiding public
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Pandemic brought ‘dramatic’ fall in English hospital admissions for childhood infections

According to the first major study of its kind, hospital admissions for common childhood infections in England dropped by as much as 94% during the
Why the World Bank Cut Its Global GDP Forecast
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Why the World Bank Cut Its Global GDP Forecast

The World Bank has cut its global GDP forecast. I had talked to us about what is happening in the global economy. There is a slow down on their
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The Guardian view on the next pandemic: can we learn Covid’s lessons? | Editorial

It can feel hard to believe that this epidemic will not last for long, especially in recent weeks. The toll has been immense, and unnecessarily so,
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The pandemic has allowed us to see so much. What will we do with our newfound clarity?

The first sign of a wave is a retreating ocean. The shoreline is dragged back dramatically, exposing some of the underwater areas. The first two
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Exhausted frontline workers say 'it's like the movie "Groundhog Day"' as they face yet another COVID-19 surge

Workers on the frontline say they feel like they're repeating the same thing over and over as the Omicron variant spreads. "It's like the
Science

Omicron proves we’re not in control of Covid – only global action can stop this pandemic

It has been almost two years since we first heard of Covid-19 and a year since the first Covid vaccines were rolled out. This progress is being
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Australia and Omicron: how and when will the Covid pandemic actually end?

It was supposed to be Australia's summer of hope. With vaccination rates against Covid-19 high, international travel restarting, and most states
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The pandemic body: how the Covid era changed us – from hair loss to weight gain

My left foot has started hurting this year. I wonder if it's the start of a disease, a normal result of aging, or a disease of the body. Even for
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Blaming COVID: Biden sees common culprit for country's woes

Inflation is soaring, businesses are struggling to hire, and President Joe Biden has seen his poll numbers plummet. The White House sees a common