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But it paints a downbeat assessment of economic growth, given the ongoing pandemic and higher rates of inflation.
Research on opposite-sex couples during the lockdown shows that traditional domestic balances shifted, with men taking on more household responsibilities.
The tourism sector has been one of the worst affected by the impacts of COVID-19. 63% of tourism experts believe that the sector won't fully recover until 2024.
Top COVID-19 news stories: India reports more than 300,000 confirmed new COVID-19 cases; Pfizer CEO on boosters and annual COVID-19 vaccines; Belgium eases COVID-19 restrictions.
Global growth is projected to decelerate in 2022, with economic disruptions driven by the spreading of the Omicron variant, as well as supply bottlenecks.
Research into how different long-lasting COVID-19 vaccines are is ongoing, but studies show boosters are important in preventing COVID-19 infection.
Top COVID-19 stories: US introduces vaccine mandate for foreign cross-border workers; Indian capital to lift weekend curfew; Herd immunity 'unlikely' despite rapid spread of Omicron variant.
Exercise regimes were affected by lockdown; it is vital to encourage an active lifestyle, before sedentary habits become established in our children, writes a psychologist.
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