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Surveys assess impact of pandemic on conflict
The Covid-19 pandemic’s effect on peace agreements and ceasefires around the world is to be captured in a series of surveys.
Firms report cash flow concerns as crisis hits
A nationwide survey of the impact of Covid-19 on business shows 68% of the UK’s entrepreneurs have cashflow concerns.
Economic activity halved in Spain’s lockdown
Economic activity in Spain reduced by nearly a half during the coronavirus lockdown, a study shows.
Care home staff get expert help to ease strain
Care home workers are being offered specialist support as they deal with unusually high death rates prompted by Covid-19.
Abdominal fat cells could aid sepsis fight
Key cells found in abdominal fat tissue could aid the fight against life-threatening infections including sepsis, research suggests.
Physical activity aids pupil attention in class
Outdoor classroom breaks involving 15 minutes of physical activity may improve children’s attention, memory and wellbeing, a study suggests.
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