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How the US captured a third of global capital flows since the pandemic

How the US captured a third of global capital flows since the pandemic How the US captured a third of global capital flows since the pandemic

Despite a rise in calls to diversify away from the dollar in recent years, the United States has cornered nearly a third of all global cross-border investment since the Covid pandemic. An International Monetary Fund analysis submitted by request to Bloomberg News shows the share of global flows has risen — not fallen — since […]

Covid pandemic reduced life expectancy by almost two years between 2019 and 2021

Covid pandemic reduced life expectancy by almost two years between 2019 and 2021 Covid pandemic reduced life expectancy by almost two years between 2019 and 2021

The pandemic Covid-19 reduced life expectancy by almost two years between 2019 and 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Friday, destroying a decade of progress. Between 2019 and 2021, global life expectancy fell by 1.8 years to 71.4 years, the 2012 level, according to the WHO’s annual report on global health statistics. Likewise, […]

Pfizer: sales fell by 20% due to lower demand for covid products

Pfizer: sales fell by 20% due to lower demand for covid products Pfizer: sales fell by 20% due to lower demand for covid products

The American pharmaceutical company Pfizer reported that in the first quarter of this year it recorded net profits of US$ 3,115 million, 44% less than in the same period of 2023. While the company’s billing reached US$ 14,879 million, a reduction of 20% in interannual terms. According to the New York-based pharmaceutical giant, the drop […]

Key points of the agreement on pandemics being negotiated at the WHO

Key points of the agreement on pandemics being negotiated at the WHO Key points of the agreement on pandemics being negotiated at the WHO

The 194 member countries of the World Health Organization (WHO) have been working on a new international pandemic preparedness and response agreement for two years. The following are the key factors at play in the final week of negotiations: Why do countries want an agreement? The Covid-19 pandemic showed how ill-prepared the world was to […]

Inflation will return this year to its pre-COVID-19 level

Inflation will return this year to its pre-COVID-19 level Inflation will return this year to its pre-COVID-19 level

After 2020, inflation climbed to a peak of 8.46%, its highest level in just over two decades, and only four years after the pandemic is it expected to normalize and close at 2.2%, according to the Bank Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP). What do we call regularized inflation? It is when the Consumer Price […]

Passenger COVID testing expanded to more US airports

Passenger COVID testing expanded to more US airports Passenger COVID testing expanded to more US airports

The health authorities of USA expanded a testing program to international travelers to detect the COVID and other infectious diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) program asks international travelers to voluntarily submit to a nasal swab test and answer questions about their travel. The program operates at six airports, and on Tuesday, […]

Unemployment in California is “crazy,” say those affected by the coronavirus crisis | PHOTOS

Unemployment in California is “crazy,” say those affected by the coronavirus crisis | PHOTOS Unemployment in California is “crazy,” say those affected by the coronavirus crisis |  PHOTOS

With Hollywood productions suspended, sports stadiums empty and bars closed, California is the state with the most applications for unemployment benefits, among the 17 million Americans who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here the faces of this crisis in California. Films At any other time, the show would have to go on. […]

China eliminates some COVID-19 customs requirements when entering the country

China eliminates some COVID-19 customs requirements when entering the country China eliminates some COVID-19 customs requirements when entering the country

The General Administration of Customs of China announced Thursday in a statement that cross-border travelers will no longer be required to report certain information related to COVID-19, such as test results or previous infections, when passing through customs upon arrival at the country. International travelers planning to enter China They will still have to deliver […]

WHO: “future generations would not forgive” if a treaty against pandemics is not achieved

WHO: “future generations would not forgive” if a treaty against pandemics is not achieved WHO: “future generations would not forgive” if a treaty against pandemics is not achieved

The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO)Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, today acknowledged difficulties in negotiating a global treaty for pandemic preparedness, and warned member countries that “future generations would not forgive” if it was not achieved. “I am concerned that Member States are not fulfilling their commitments, time is ticking and there are still […]

Chile will host a meeting of Latin American education ministers on the post-pandemic

Chile will host a meeting of Latin American education ministers on the post-pandemic Chile will host a meeting of Latin American education ministers on the post-pandemic

Chili will host on January 25 and 26 the extraordinary meeting of ministers of Education of Latin America and the Caribbean, ‘Ministerial of Education: Santiago 2024’which will seek to propose concrete actions to overcome the educational crisis left by the pandemic in the region. “Efforts must be redoubled so that educational recovery and transformation are […]

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