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Oxford University to cut 81 cancer research jobs by Christmas

August 2020 OxfordMail; DOZENS of cancer researchers are set to lose their jobs in a ‘devastating’ move described as a ‘kick in the teeth’ to scientists who have dedicated their lives to helping people. Oxford University’s Department of Oncology – based in the same building as its coronavirus vaccine team – is …

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New Zealand eradicates coronavirus

June 2020 YahooNews; New Zealand has eradicated the coronavirus from its shores after health officials reported on Monday that the final person known to have been infected had recovered. The news swiftly led to the country’s government announcing all forms of public events can again take place without limitations or …

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South Africa downgrades lockdown rules, sending 8 million back to work

May 2020 CNBC; South Africa will downgrade its coronavirus lockdown measures to level three on June 1, marking what President Cyril Ramaphosa called a “significant shift” in its approach to the pandemic. The move commences the full reopening of all manufacturing, mining, construction, financial services, professional and business services, information …

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