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Boeing expects air travel to reach pre-pandemic levels by end of 2023, early 2024

Boeing says it expects that it will take another two and a half years for global aviation to return to pre-pandemic levels. Its vice president of commercial marketing, Darren Hulst, said: “The industry recovers to 2019 levels of traffic by the end of 2023, early 2024” and domestic flying would be at the forefront of […]

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Sri Lanka declares emergency over food shortage as banks run out of foreign exchange

Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency over food shortages as private banks run out of foreign exchange to finance imports. With the country suffering a hard-hitting economic crisis, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Tuesday said he has ordered emergency regulations to counter the hoarding of sugar, rice and other essential foods. The regulations give […]

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Covid-19 pandemic has positive impact on fitness, negative impact on fitness centers

Physical activity plays a vital role when it comes to the wellbeing of physical and mental health . Exercising reduces the risk of developing major illnesses and diseases such as diabetes, cancer and various cardiovascular diseases. The global fitness and equipment industry plays a significant role in improving quality of life. It is projected that […]

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American chicken plants offer employees $10,000 to get vaccinated

American meat processing company Tyson Foods is encouraging its workers to get vaccinated. Employees at nearly 50 Tyson chicken plants in the United States have an opportunity to win $10,000, once a week for the next five weeks, if they’ve received at least one dose of the vaccine, according to an internal flyer going viral […]

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Sports World

Japanese Formula One Grand Prix cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

The 2021 Japanese Formula One Grand Prix has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic for the second successive year, race organizers said on Wednesday. The cancellation of the race, scheduled for the weekend of October 8-10 at the Suzuka circuit, follows the abandonment of Singapore’s October 1-3 night race. “Following ongoing discussions with the […]

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Tech

2020: TikTok was the world’s most downloaded app in the pandemic year

TikTok was the world’s most downloaded app in 2020 as it took the top spot from Facebook Messenger, according to digital analytics company App Annie. The Chinese video-sharing platform is the only app not owned by Facebook to make the global top five of downloads. In its home country, TikTok’s owner ByteDance also holds the […]

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California man who mocked Covid-19 vaccines dies of coronavirus following a month long-battle

A California man, who had previously mocked Covid-19 vaccines on social media, died following a month-long battle with the deadly virus. A member of the Hillsong megachurch, Stephen Harmon had been quite vocal in his dislike for vaccines and had made a series of jokes about not getting jabbed. Reports said Harmon was being treated […]

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Pandemic induced eating disorders among young people on the rise, admissions increase by 50% in the UK

The number of people suffering from eating disorders is on the rise in the United Kingdom as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The number of under-20 hospitalized for eating disorders, such as bulimia and anorexia, in the last year topped 3,200 — nearly 50 percent higher than in 2019, BBC reported. Besides new cases, […]

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World

China rejects WHO plan to further investigate Covid-19 origin, assess Wuhan lab

China has rejected a fresh World Health Organization (WHO) plan to investigate the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. The WHO wants to audit laboratories in the area the virus was first identified. But Zeng Yixin, deputy health minister, said this showed “disrespect for common sense and arrogance toward science”. WHO experts said it was very […]

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Life expectancy in the United States decline by 18 months in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic, CDC study

Life expectancy in the United States declined by a year and a half in 2020 primarily due to increases in death due to the Covid-19 pandemic, data from US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed. “U.S. life expectancy at birth for 2020, based on nearly final data, was 77.3 years, the lowest it has […]

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STRIPE: Pandemic boosts fintech giant’s payment processing and applications business

Stripe is a fintech unicorn that offers financial software and services. It is one of the most valuable start-ups in Silicon Valley. The fintech giant founded by two brothers, John and Patrick in 2010 has more than 1.96 million active websites that avail their services and has raised over $2.4 billion in funds. Tesla founder […]

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Covid-19 pandemic accelerates growth of plant based meat market

Plant based meat simply means fake meat – these products are an imitation of real meat which is made out of tofu, soy and several other plant based ingredients. They cooked in such a way that it tastes just like real meat. These products are usually offered in the form of nuggets, crumble sausages and […]