Serbia to offer cash to those who get COVID vaccine

Serbia's president said on Wednesday his country would pay each citizen who gets a COVID jab before the end of May, in what could be the world's first cash-for-jabs scheme.

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Europe hits 6m cases as Scotland, Brussels shut bars

With Europe topping six million coronavirus cases, Scotland and Brussels became the latest to introduce curbs on alcohol consumption Wednesday, while experts detailed the hugely divergent consequences of the pandemic for ...

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COVID-19 cases soar among extreme poor in Paris: study

More than half the people living in extreme poverty in the Paris region, in particular migrants, have been infected with the new coronavirus, the French aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday.

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Coronavirus bites back in Europe as Latin America tops 250,000 deaths

Global health authorities said Thursday European countries should be able to ride out a surge in coronavirus cases without reimposing full lockdowns, as the World Bank warned the crisis could push 100 million people into ...


How poverty may affect children's behavior

In a recent study of young children experiencing homelessness, high-quality parenting was associated with better peer relationships and protection from internalizing problems in the context of family adversity. In contrast, ...

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