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Monday September 6th, 2021 day edition

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Global warming is already affecting people's health so much that emergency action on climate change cannot be put on hold while the world deals with the Covid-19 pandemic, medical journals across the globe warned on Monday.

"Health is already being harmed by global temperature increases and the destruction of the natural world," read an editorial published in more than 220 leading journals ahead of the Cop26 climate summit in November.

These effects, which hit those most vulnerable like minorities, children and poorer communities hardest, are just the beginning, it warned.

As things stand, global warming could reach +1.5C on pre-industrial levels around 2030, according to the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

And that, along with the continued loss of biodiversity, "risk catastrophic harm to health that will be impossible to reverse," the editorial warned.

"Better air quality alone would realise health benefits that easily offset the global costs of emissions reductions," it read.

The authors also said "governments must make fundamental changes to how our societies and economies are organised and how we live.". »

Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A Timeline

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With Trump ahead but giving up ground in a number of states he would ultimately lose, he made his long-awaited play.

At around 3 a.m. on November 4, he concluded his remarks to his supporters by saying:.

We don’t want them to find any ballots at four o’clock in the morning and add them to the list. »

Viagra thief 'not a hardened criminal', lawyer says

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Cannabis user Stephen Cooper stole Viagra from a pharmacy he was banned from.

The 46-year-old stole the packet of Viagra from Lloyds Pharmacy in Leek as he needed it for himself as he had formed a relationship with a woman.

Miss Wright said: "Four weeks before that he had gone to the pharmacy and tried to steal four packets of Viagra. »

Poland to donate 400,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Taiwan

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WARSAW, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Poland will donate 400,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan, the foreign ministry in Warsaw said on Saturday, to help boost vaccination rates in the country.

Poland says its vaccine donation is a reciprocal move after Taiwan donated medical equipment during the first wave of the pandemic.

"Keeping in mind this important gesture, Warsaw will offer Taipie 400,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine to speed up the vaccination process. »