Water stress: UN report reveals how billions of people could not wash hands at home as Covid-19 hit

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WHO and UNICEF warn world is on track to miss Sustainable Development Goals covering access to water services

It has been one of the most important public health messages since the COVID-19 pandemic began but a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF shows that, as the crisis began, three...

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