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Time to double down — not let up, WHO chief scientist warns as Covid cases rise

The world needs to ramp up efforts to combat Covid-19 — and countries must not let their guard down, the World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned Monday as coronavirus cases around the world surge. “We’re at a very risky period,” said Dr. Soumya Swaminathan of the World Health Organization. “We need to double down, this is… Read More »

Europe’s biggest oil company warns of ‘tough and uncertain’ market as coronavirus fears intensify

The chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell is preparing for a tough and uncertain energy market, amid heightened fears China’s fast-spreading coronavirus could suppress oil demand growth. It comes amid speculation that OPEC and allied non-OPEC producers could soon step in to extend production cuts in order to support falling oil prices. Financial markets have been spooked… Read More »