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WHO recommends highly successful COVID-19 therapy and calls for wide geographical distribution and transparency from originator

WHO recommends highly successful COVID-19 therapy and calls for wide geographical distribution and transparency from originator

Today, WHO made a strong recommendation for nirmatrelvir and ritonavir, sold under the name Paxlovid, for mild and moderate COVID-19 patients at highest risk of hospital admission, calling it the best therapeutic choice for high-risk patients to date. However, availability, lack of price transparency in bilateral deals made by the …

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How culture informs people’s emotional reaction to music – podcast

How culture informs people’s emotional reaction to music – podcast

The Conversation Weekly podcast is taking a short break this week. In the meantime, we’re bringing you an extended version of one our favourite recent interviews. In this episode, we speak to a musicologist who’s been finding out how much a person’s cultural background influences their emotional reaction to music …

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MGTC: Malaysia surpasses expectations of trade and business leads in Expo 2020 Dubai

MGTC: Malaysia surpasses expectations of trade and business leads in Expo 2020 Dubai

KUALA LUMPUR (April 20): Malaysia has exceeded its expectations of trade and business leads garnered at Expo 2020 Dubai, giving confidence for its industries to get the much-needed boost to reset their businesses, said the Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC).  MGTC chief executive Shamsul Bahar Mohd Nor said the …

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