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Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week. We hope the weekend respite was relaxing and invigorating, because that oh-so familiar routine of Zoom meetings, Skype calls, and deadlines has predictably returned. But what can you do ? The world keeps spinning. So why not give it a push? On that note, time for a cup of stimulation, because we also need a push. Our choice today is the lovely coconut. Feel free to join us. Meanwhile, here are some tidbits to get you going. Hope you have a smashing day, and do stay in touch. …

The World Health Organization approved the Covid-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca (AZN) for emergency use, clearing the way for the first shipments of free vaccines in the West’s main effort to inoculate the world’s poorest nations, The Wall Street Journal writes. Many developing countries rely on the WHO’s emergency-use listing to authorize the shots at home, and it also triggers purchase orders that Covax, a WHO-supported initiative, made with vaccine manufacturers.

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