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Tackling ‘Period Poverty,’ Scotland Is 1st Nation to Make Sanitary Products Free

The Scottish Parliament voted unanimously to pass a measure that makes free period products available to anyone who needs them, the first country to do so. World By Megan Specia from NYT World
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Evidence Builds That an Early Mutation Made the Pandemic Harder to Stop

Scientists were initially skeptical that a mutation made the coronavirus more contagious. But new research has changed many of their minds. World By James Glanz, Benedict Carey and Hannah Beech from NYT World

Why Were Canadians Warned Not to Let Moose Lick Their Cars?

Let us explain. World By Yan Zhuang from NYT World

Bill Gates, the Virus and the Quest to Vaccinate the World

The billionaire is working with the W.H.O., drugmakers and nonprofits to defeat the coronavirus everywhere, including in the world’s poorest nations. Can they do it? World By Megan Twohey and Nicholas Kulish from NYT World

Remains of Two Killed in Vesuvius Eruption Are Discovered at Pompeii

Archaeologists tentatively identified the pair as a wealthy landowner and a younger enslaved person, both of whom were killed in the 79 A.D. eruption. World By Elisabetta Povoledo from NYT World

‘Covid-zero’ is an idea gaining momentum. Could it work in Canada?

World By Ian Austen from NYT World