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Worldwide inverse correlation between Bacille Calmette-Guérin immunization and COVID-19 morbidity and mortality

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread to all countries in the world after more than six months since it was first reported in late 2019, and different countries have been impacted differently. Correlation analysis between COVID-19 death numbers and different demographic and socioeconomic factors for all ...
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Exploring factors in fear of COVID-19 and its GIS-based nationwide distribution: the case of Bangladesh

"BACKGROUND: The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health threat of international concern, intensifying peoples' psychological risk and vulnerability by strengthening mental health stressors such as fear, panic and uncertainty. The unexpected fear of COVID-19 has been reported to be associated with suic...
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Making Room for Our Forthcoming Rivers

This paper provides a schematic, conceptual trip across a set of paradigms that can be adopted to design flood control actions and the associated river setting, including the space allocated to the river. By building on such paradigms, it eventually delineates an integrated approach to identify a so...
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Numerical assessment of Karun river infuence on salinity intrusion in the Shatt Al‑Arab river estuary, northwest of Arabian Gulf

The influence of Karun river inflow on salinity intrusion from the Arabian Gulf towards the upper reaches of the Shatt Al-Arab river estuary was evaluated by using Mike11, a one-dimensional numerical modeling technique. The simulations results indicated that, during the moderate and low flow conditi...
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Improved Complete Ensemble Empirical Mode Decompositions with Adaptive Noise of Global, Hemispherical and Tropical Temperature Anomalies, 1850-2021

New investigations in the Western Caucasus contribute to the understanding of granite pseudokarst (sensu lato) and megaclasts linked to river erosion. A plot on the bank of the Belaya River (Mountainous Adygeya, Western Caucasus) was selected to examine diverse and abundant pseudokarst features (sma...
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Toward User-Generated Content as a Mechanism of Digital Placemaking—Place Experience Dimensions in Spatial Media

Spatial media bring out new forms of interaction with places, leading to the emergence of new ways of embodying the experience. The perception of place and its dynamics of change has been multiplied by the emergence of digital platforms, which create many and varied representations of place in spati...
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A Distributed Hybrid Indexing for Continuous KNN Query Processing over Moving Objects

The magnitude of highly dynamic spatial data is expanding rapidly due to the instantaneous evolution of mobile technology, resulting in challenges for continuous queries. We propose a novel indexing approach model, namely, the Velocity SpatioTemporal indexing approach (VeST), for continuous queries,...
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Holidaying with Late-Victorian Theatrical Celebrities: Rest, Wellbeing and Public Identity

‘In the Theatrical World our talk is all of holidays.’ So opened one of Hearth and Home magazine’s gossip columns in July 1897. The holidays taken by London’s late-Victorian West End theatre stars attracted regular press coverage and formed a regular subject of letters between actresses, act...
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‘Impressions so alien’: the afterlives of the Sacro Bosco at Bomarzo

The history of a garden is a narrative constructed on the basis of factual evidence, but also shaped by shifting ideological pressures and historical circumstances over the long durée of its existence. The study of the reception or afterlife of a particular garden allows us to see how it changed ov...
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Visual style hermeneutics: from style to context

This essay re-examines the once promising idea that style analysis can provide an independent source of insight into an artifact's non-stylistic context. The essay makes explicit the consequences of treating collective style as such a source in archaeology and anthropology of art, and further develo...
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