Crypto Finds Growing Acceptance in Remittances

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This summer, UNICEF invested Ether in eight startups aiming to use cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to further its goal of increasing financial inclusion of some of the poorest people in the world. The 1,000 ETH investment in companies from Argentina and Mexico to Nepal and Rwanda by the UNICEF CryptoFund is just one example of … Read more

COVID updates: Results from ‘priority tests’ expected amid concerns about NT’s growing coronavirus cluster – as it happened

COVID updates: Results from 'priority tests' expected amid concerns about NT's growing coronavirus cluster - as it happened

What do we know about COVID-19 vaccines for kids under 12? With almost 60 per cent of Australian children aged 12 to 15 now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the focus is turning to younger age groups.This week Israel followed the United States in clearing the Pfizer vaccine for use in those aged between five and 11.Australia’s medical regulator, … Read more

WOO Network Bags Series A Funding of $30 Million Amid Growing Crypto Culture

WOO Network Bags Series A Funding of $30 Million Amid Growing Crypto Culture

Crypto space is expanding at a brisk pace and more crypto exchange platforms are trying to establish themselves in the market early on. In a Series A funding round, crypto exchange platform WOO Network has bagged $30 million (roughly Rs. 223 crore) from various investors, including major Singapore-based investment firm Three Arrows Capital. A total … Read more

NPHET concerned by growing Covid rates as 101 in ICU

NPHET concerned by growing Covid rates as 101 in ICU

Covid-19 infection in Ireland is now growing at a rate that is concerning NPHET, according to the Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan. Speaking at a NPHET briefing, Dr Holohan appealed to people to continue with the basic health measures such as handwashing, using masks, staying away from crowds, using ventilation. This comes as the … Read more

Life expectancy gap in England ‘a growing chasm’ exacerbated by Covid | Life expectancy

England’s richest people are living for a decade longer than the poorest, and the life expectancy gap between them has widened to “a growing chasm”, research has revealed.The difference in expected lifespan between the wealthiest and poorest areas has more than doubled since the early 2000s, an analysis of official data by the King’s Fund … Read more