Still 'not clear' whether Omicron COVID variant is more transmissible or more severe than Delta: WHO
The World Health Organization published on Sunday an update on the science regarding the new coronavirus variant Omicron which is causing global concern and sparking increasing flight bans on Southern African countries.
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First Person: 'Disability reminds us that there is no such thing as normal'
Eddie Ndopu, an award-winning disability activist from South Africa, and one of 17 United Nations advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals, lives with spinal muscular atrophy, and faces many difficulty daily challenges. Ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, on 3 December . . .
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UNESCO Member States Adopt Recommended Ethics for AI
PARIS, Nov 26 (IPS) - The member states of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have agreed on a text of recommended ethics for artificial intelligence (AI) that states can apply on a voluntary basis.Read the full story, UNESCO Member States Adopt . . .
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