Global economic recovery continues but remains uneven, says OECD

Global economic recovery continues but remains uneven, says OECD. The global economy is growing far more strongly than anticipated a year ago but the recovery remains uneven, exposing both advanced and emerging markets to a range of risks, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Outlook. … More Global economic recovery continues but remains uneven, says OECD

DG Okonjo-Iweala calls on WTO members to deliver tangible outcomes for LDCs at MC12

DG Okonjo-Iweala calls on WTO members to deliver tangible outcomes for LDCs at MC12. Delivering results at the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) to enable least-developed countries (LDCs) to become more resilient and more integrated into the global economy is critical for meeting sustainable development goals, Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told Geneva-based ambassadors from LDCs on September 16-17, 2021 in Montreux, Switzerland. DG Okonjo-Iweala was speaking at the South-South Dialogue on LDCs and Development sponsored by China. … More DG Okonjo-Iweala calls on WTO members to deliver tangible outcomes for LDCs at MC12

Zinc-Embedded Polyamide Fabrics Inactivate SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza A Virus

Zinc-Embedded Polyamide Fabrics Inactivate SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza A Virus. Influenza A viruses (IAV) and SARS-CoV-2 can spread via liquid droplets and aerosols. Face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) can act as barriers that prevent the spread of these viruses. However, IAV and SARS-CoV-2 are stable for hours on various materials, which makes frequent and correct disposal of these PPE important. … More Zinc-Embedded Polyamide Fabrics Inactivate SARS-CoV-2 and Influenza A Virus