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How to stay healthy as smoke spreads from Canada wildfires


New York: Massive fires are burning up stretches of Canadian forests and sending plumes of smoke into the U.S. As a haze stretches over the East Coast and the Great Lakes, health authorities have raised the alarm about poor air quality. Here’s how you can protect your health from the smoky haze: Stay Indoors  The small particles in wildfire smoke...

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US-Iran conflict top risk to global economy in 2020: EIU


New Delhi: Renewed geopolitical uncertainty coupled with the emergence of novel coronavirus in China will limit any pick-up in business confidence and investment, and the balance of risks to the global economic outlook appears firmly tilted to the downside, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Meanwhile, the social unrest seen across the world in 2019...