To effectively control COVID-19 and prevent a future pandemic, Nigeria needs to start investing heavily in science research.
With COVID-19 placing heavy demands on the health-care system, non-COVID patients may struggle to access care, putting women, people in poor health and those without a regular doctor at risk.
Restricting trade to control the pandemic damages livelihoods, especially those of the urban poor. The control of future pandemics must strike a balance between health and economic activity.
Coronavirus cases have risen sharply across the Mountain West, Midwest and plains. Over 70% of nonmetropolitan counties are now "red zones," suggesting viral spread is out of control.
Experts explain five big threats to this year's election, from Russian interference to voter intimidation at the polls – plus some tips to make sure every vote is counted.
There is cause for optimism. But now the pendulum swings towards individuals taking responsibility for managing risks, rather than government telling you what you can and can’t do.
How does Victoria’s response to a second COVID-19 wave compare internationally? Very favourably - only a handful of other jurisdictions have enjoyed anything like the same level of effectiveness.
Are antibodies that attack a patient's own organs contributing to severe forms of COVID-19? A new study suggests specific antibody tests that may reveal the answer.
What Boris Johnson needs to learn from the Manchester funding debacle.
Scientists in the UK and Germany discovered a new doorway that the COVID-19 virus uses to infect human cells. This reveals new therapeutic possibilities for blocking the virus.
There are plenty of ways to enjoy the holiday without trick-or-treating, but you still need to make sure you are socially distancing and wearing a mask – and not just one for Halloween.
The UK government has unveiled its latest package of support measures for businesses and employees, but it's only part of what should be prioritised.
No kissing, jumping up and down on the dance floor, or buffets. Sounds like a COVID wedding.
A space the size of 284 Bluewaters is surplus to requirements.
A composer and performer talks about the impact of the pandemic on classical music performances and his experience composing in isolation.
It can be hard to work out what calculations to make when deciding on private health. So we asked a health economist to break it down.
The country has built a fairly good reputation for well-functioning, democratic governance.
A previous version of Melbourne's COVID roadmap flagged an exclusive bubble between two households. The new plan allows residents to have two adult visitors per day, which is far riskier.
The Christian tradition says the Antichrist will come before the end of the world as we know it. So it's good to know some background on him ... or her ... or them.
Social distancing can get tougher in the fall and winter. These simple steps can help keep you and your loved ones healthy.