We could use this crisis to rebuild, produce something better and more humane. But we may slide into something worse.
The app is promising as a go-to resource for COVID-19 information. But as the crisis unfolds, these extra features could make it a more effective tool.
My research shows New Zealanders are likely to cope better with the coronavirus lockdown if they spend time exercising and playing outdoors, while still following official advice on social distancing.
There are signs of unintended consequences, and as big as the payments are, they are less generous than those in the UK.
The scheme will see the government becoming paymaster for almost half the Australian workforce.
While testing is central to the fight against COVID-19, there are a myriad of factors to consider, especially by African countries, when taking decisions to curtail the spread of the disease.
The uncertainty and instability around coronavirus can exacerbate existing mental health problems or contribute to new ones. But there are things you can do to reduce your risk of mental ill health.
It seems as though every other day we're told a cure has been found for coronavirus. This is not strictly true – but there are some therapeutic options showing promise.
The Morrison government will provide a flat $1,500 a fortnight JobKeeper payment for businesses to retain or rehire nearly six million workers, in a massive $130 billion wage subsidy scheme.
Fewer people are donating blood during the coronavirus pandemic. But donor centres have implemented new rules to ensure staff, donors and patients remain safe.
How much data are you using when streaming lectures? What camera do you need? And what's a VPN? Here are some handy tips to be technologically prepared for your virtual university experience.
COVID-19 has challenged the systems we have in place for controlling our borders and shown the need to be able to adapt quickly and reimpose physical barriers and other controls when necessary.
As hospitals face a global shortage of personal protective equipment, crafting communities are once again stepping up to the plate.
Australian National University modelling has a good record on predicting infections. Deaths will depend on the extent of the lockdown.
The paper, commissioned by the federal government, reported the coronavirus advice of a group of experts from Group of Eight universities.
In the most severe cases, COVID-19 patients need oxygen pumped directly into their airways, or even be hooked up to a machine that does the job of their heart and lungs.
The OECD estimates have Australia less hit than most, but they are only partial and point to Australia's worst recession on record.
Food delivery workers are now essential workers. But they're still not treated as employees.
Many operators have lost almost all their fare revenue. Even those who operate on contract terms that reduce the impact of falling patronage must bear the costs of disinfection and other precautions.
Concepts from Buddhism can provide us with some solace during this pandemic. By thinking like a Buddhist we can focus on existential facts, aiming to understand them and to practise meditation.