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The New Development Agenda

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The Sustainable Development Goals, recently agreed at the UN, will guide global development efforts for the next 15 years. Will the new agenda replicate the success of the just-completed Millennium Development Goals, or do the SDGs ask too much of developing countries?

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    Did US Biotechnology Help to Create COVID-19?

    Neil L. Harrison & Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the search for the origins of the virus has been hampered by politics. But there must be a full investigation into the possibility that the virus emerged from a laboratory using US-developed techniques.

    call for an investigation into research practices that could have led to the coronavirus's emergence in China.
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