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Student engagement in online learning in Latin American higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review

Source: Bera Journals Online Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has forced higher education institutions to implement online learning activities based on virtual platforms, allowing little time to...

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G20 pledges US $ 60 bn to help poorest countries recover from COVID-19

Source: MercoPress Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) of the G20 countries Friday agreed on the need to allocate US $ 60 billion to COVID-19 recovery efforts in the world's poorest...

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COVID-19 Isn’t Going Anywhere — And Americans Know It

Source: New York TImes   The idea that Americans are tired of the pandemic has become conventional wisdom, with important policy implications. Democratic governors in blue states like New Jersey and...

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California first state to approach COVID-19 as endemic, not pandemic: "We will work to live with this virus"

Source: CBS California became the first state to formally shift to an "endemic" approach to the coronavirus with Gov. Gavin Newsom's announcement Thursday of a plan that emphasizes...

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Paraguay greenlights use of Taiwanese COVID-19 vaccine

Source: MercoPress   Paraguayan health authorities Monday issued an emergency clearance for the use of the Taiwanese-developed Medigen COVID-19 vaccine, it was announced. The National Directorate of...

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COVID-19 takes serious toll on heart health—a full year after recovery

Source: Science From very early in the pandemic, it was clear that SARS-CoV-2 can damage the heart and blood vessels while people are acutely ill. Patients developed clots, heart inflammation,...

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Heart-disease risk soars after COVID — even with a mild case

Source: Nature   Even a mild case of COVID-19 can increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular problems for at least a year after diagnosis, a new study1 shows. Researchers found that rates of many...

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Bolivia confirma el descenso de casos de coronavirus y da por superado el pico de la cuarta ola

Fuente: El Diario   Bolivia ha reportado un 46% de disminución de contagios de COVID-19 respecto a la pasada semana, por lo las autoridades calculan que ha pasado ya el pico de casos de la cuarta ola...

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COVID-19 not the only infectious threat in Argentina

Source: MercoPress   Argentine vacationers can catch diseases other than COVID-19, which can even bring on worse symptoms, it was reported after the Health Ministry announced it had detected...

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Does Omicron hit kids harder? Scientists are trying to find out

Source: Nature As the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant has swept the globe in the past two months, millions of people have been hospitalized. Children have been no exception, and, in...

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Agua y sistemas alimentarios: claves en un mundo pospandemia

Fuente: SciDev     Los impactos causados por la pandemia sobre la producción y distribución de alimentos, especialmente durante el primer año, han afectado los caudales de circulación del “agua...

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Harvard Study Finds Link Between Fracking and Premature Deaths

Source: Gizmodo   We know for a fact that fracking sucks for people and literally poisons the area where it occurs. So many of us have seen terrifying videos of rivers and other bodies of water on...

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Omicron's molecular structure could help explain its global takeover

Source: Nature   After it was first detected in South Africa last November, Omicron spread around the globe faster than any previous variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, readily infecting even...

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Where did Omicron come from? Three key theories

Source: Nature   Little more than two months after it was first spotted in South Africa, the Omicron variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has spread around the world faster than any previous...

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COVID-19 hospitalizations pushing Brazil's health system to its limits

Source: MercoPress   Brazil's National Council of Secretaries of Health (Conass) Wednesday reported that intensive care units (ICUs) at eight States were full up to over 80% of their capacity with...

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Why scientists are racing to develop more COVID antivirals

Source: Nature A pharmacist stocks shelves with Pfizer's oral pills against COVID-19, Paxlovid, in Seoul, South Kora Pharmacy shelves worldwide are being stocked with COVID-19 antivirals Paxlovid...

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Certificados de vacunación y PCR falsos: el lucrativo negocio que a menudo esconde un timo

Fuente: El Pais   A Andrea (nombre ficticio) le surgió un trabajo de bailarina en el extranjero el pasado octubre. No tenía la pauta de vacunación completa, según cuenta porque había pasado...

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First case of flurona in Argentina spotted in Santa Fe

Source: MercoPress   Health officials in the Argentine province of Santa Fe Thursday confirmed the first case of flurona (inFLUenza + coRONAvirus) had been detected in the country in a 3-year-old boy...

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Half of internet-connected devices in hospitals are vulnerable to hacks, report finds

Source: The Verge   Over half of internet-connected devices used in hospitals have a vulnerability that could put patient safety, confidential data, or the usability of a device at risk, according to...

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COVID-19 starkly increases pregnancy complications, including stillbirths, among the unvaccinated, Scottish study shows

Source: Science Magazine Two studies released yesterday delivered dire news about the dangers of COVID-19 to unvaccinated pregnant women and their babies. Perhaps the most disturbing data came from a...

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US adds Argentina, Uruguay and Bolivia to list of destinations to avoid due to covid

Source: MercoPress   The United States' Centers for Disease Control has added 22 countries to the level four travel warning list due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, particularly of the...

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COVID-19 agravó papel de las mujeres en manejo del agua

Fuente: SciDev     A pesar de que la gestión del agua para uso doméstico suele recaer en mayor medida en las mujeres, su rol en la gestión hídrica es poco valorado y, con la llegada de COVID-19, se...

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The COVID generation: how is the pandemic affecting kids’ brains?

Source: Nature   Like many paediatricians, Dani Dumitriu braced herself for the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus when it first surged in her wards. She was relieved when most newborn babies at...

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Omicron becomes dominant strain worldwide, WHO says

Source: MercoPress     The World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday admitted Omicron variant of the coronavirus was already the dominant one worldwide, accounting for almost 60% of the cases. The new...

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Omicron leads to fresh wave of scientific meeting cancellations

Source: Science Magazine In a near rerun of early 2020, when dozens of meetings were canceled on short notice because of the pandemic, a handful of scientific societies are once again canceling their...

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