‘The pandemic was a wake-up call for many when it came to health’: 15 COVID-19 quotes from India

Released in 2014, StoryBites is a weekly feature of YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles from the past week (see previous issue here). This special compilation series focuses on the fight against COVID-19 in India.. Please share these quotes and excerpts with your networks and check back in the original articles for more … Read more

The intersectional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on work life, home life, and well-being: An exploratory mixed-methods analysis of Georgia women’s experiences during the pandemic | BMC Public Health

Sample Characteristics Of the 436 respondents who started our online survey, 13 dropped or did not complete the survey, yielding a final sample of 423 (97.0% completion rate). [28] The average completion time was 14 minutes (median 12 minutes, range 4 to 59 minutes). Table 1 provides the sociodemographic and economic characteristics of the 423 … Read more

UNESCO says money spent on education does not match its importance

The amount spent on funding education does not match the view that education is important, said Priyadarshani Joshi, a research officer with UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report team. No one would say that education isn’t important, “but the money doesn’t seem to add up,” Joshi told CNBC. Asia Squawk Box last Friday when he spoke … Read more

Insomnia driven by behavioral, sleep, and light exposure changes during COVID-19

The development of insomnia symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with lifestyle modifications, including reduced social contact, exposure to noisy environments, irregular sleep schedule, and increased anxiety and severity of depression, according to a new study. In new data from a cross-sectional analysis of a French online survey conducted during the 2020 national COVID-19 … Read more

Business Highlights: Job Cuts, COVID Fraud

—- Gap cuts 500 corporate jobs in cost-cutting move NEW YORK (AP) — Gap is cutting 500 corporate jobs in San Francisco and New York as it seeks to cut expenses amid flagging sales, a company spokesman confirmed. The job cuts follow years of struggles at the San Francisco-based retailer, which operates stores under its … Read more

Climate change may make pandemics more common

September 12, 2022: The probability of an extreme epidemic of infectious diseases, similar to the COVID-19 pandemic, could triple in the coming decades, according to a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The chance that someone will see a pandemic like COVID-19 in their lifetime is about 38%, which … Read more

Growing number of COVID-19: childhood head trauma in France, domestic abuse in Japan

There was a marked increase in the incidence and severity of abusive head trauma in infants in the Paris metropolitan area between 2020 and 2021, during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a new study. Photo by Wladyslaw/Wikimedia Commons Aug. 30 (UPI) — Abusive childhood head trauma in France and domestic violence … Read more

Women in the spotlight at Brazil’s first presidential debate

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s presidential candidates squared off in their first debate, with the contest overshadowed by questions about President Jair Bolsonaro’s treatment of women, which may be crucial to his chances. Sunday night’s debate turned into something of a build-up after Bolsonaro yelled at a journalist, Vera Magalhães, who asked if the … Read more

Conrad Indianapolis hotel loses appeal over COVID-19 insurance payout – Indianapolis Business Journal | Business Insurance

know about this Conrad Indianapolis hotel loses appeal over COVID-19 insurance payout – Indianapolis Business Journal in complete details. The Conrad Indianapolis Continuing a national trend, a downtown Indianapolis hotel that suffered major hits as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic did not prevail before 7the Circuit Court of Appeals in his attempts to obtain … Read more

Jhunjhunwala: The big RARE bull; cheeky wealth creator no big scam shadow

Dalal Street had been fraught with danger. People who amassed huge fortunes often made headlines as fraudsters, leading to stock markets being viewed with suspicion in post-liberalised India. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, a partner at RARE Enterprises, who rose to amass a fortune of $5.8 billion and earned the label of India’s largest single investor, was generally … Read more

Childcare, COVID-19 and women leaving the company

Photo: © Stephan Gladieu / World Bank Globally, the lack of quality, affordable childcare services is often associated with lower rates of female participation in the labor force. Studying the historical pattern of female labor force participation in the US, the increase in the number of married women women’s employment in the 1940s it is … Read more

Analysis: More Chinese Women Delay or Give Up Having Babies After Zero-COVID Ordeal

China’s demographic recession shows signs of accelerating China’s population is projected to shrink by 2023, India will overtake China Women in China are the least willing to have babies globally: survey Strict COVID-19 policies add to existing disincentives HONG KONG, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Watching Chinese authorities wield extraordinary powers during a strict COVID-19 lockdown … Read more

National Day Special: ‘Home’ Revisited: An Increasingly Chaotic World Causes A Rethinking Of Where One Belongs

Mr. Andrew Taruc, an employment pass holder from the Philippines, said: “We made plans to stay long-term, so we applied for PR status in Singapore several times and were unsuccessful. So we had thoughts of going back.” Mr. Taruc, who is in his 40s, added: “Having employment passes and dependent passes made us anxious about … Read more

Analysis: Eastern Europe party is over as double-digit inflation bites

ESZTERGOM, Hungary, Aug 5 (Reuters) – In the weeks following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the big economies of Western Europe began to falter. But further east it was still booming thanks to double-digit wage increases and generous state aid in some countries. Not anymore. A sharp slowdown in retail sales and falling confidence indicators show … Read more

-Paralympic Games-Russia decision on Paris 2024 in November, but the situation has not changed-IPC chief

Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics – Closing Ceremony – National Stadium, Beijing, China – March 13, 2022. International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons delivers a speech during the closing ceremony. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Aug 5 (Reuters) – A decision on Russia and Belarus’ participation in the Paris … Read more

Monkeypox can be spread by close physical contact regardless of sexual orientation or race, experts say

Monkeypox can spread from close physical contact, regardless of sexual orientation or race, and scapegoating or demonizing the entire LGBTQ community as ‘spreaders’ will be a repeat of the mistake made during the AIDS epidemic, they have said activists and health professionals. The monkeypox outbreak has sparked widespread fear in the LGBTQ community amid reports … Read more