There are tangible things we can do now to help people understand the benefits and possible risks of COVID-19 vaccination.
The 2020 World Series featured two teams at opposite ends of the salary spectrum: the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays. The richer Dodgers were the winners.
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Twenty years ago, a few small-market Major League Baseball teams used advanced analytics as a secret weapon to compete with large-market teams. But the Moneyball effect is gone now.
Governments could capitalize on the growth of telecommuting to promote more car-free lifestyles.
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The pandemic could be a boon to car use, but it would be a mistake for governments to let that happen. There's a golden opportunity to push towards a zero-carbon transportation system.
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Another city, another snap lockdown, and another round of asking whether it will successfully prevent disaster this time, or whether the coronavirus has already spread undetected through the community.
Relatives of COVID-19 victims walk past a van at Nigambodh Ghat crematorium in New Delhi.
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Stories of reaching herd immunity were certainly premature.
The Brazilian president has engineered the conditions for the virus to run rampant through the country while he pursues his own agenda.
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The R21 vaccine protected three-quarters of children against malaria in trials.
The response to the crisis in India speaks to the complexity of public health decision-making.
Britain moves to protect itself from the B1617 variant, which vaccines may be less effective against.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford puts his mask on after announcing new lockdown measures at a press conference at Queen’s Park in Toronto on April 16, 2021. The government later walked back some of the announced restrictions.
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As the third wave ravages Ontario, there is public confusion and mistrust. Premier Ford's flip-flops on restrictions indicate not just poor risk communications, but the lack of an informed plan.
Social isolation, physical distancing and stay-at-home orders have changed people’s abilities to date during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public health measures have affected dating during the pandemic. This could be an opportunity for people to learn more about their intimate desires to develop deeper connections with others.
The health crisis and confinement of COVID-19 has led to unusual brain activity, causing insomnia, trouble concentrating or agitation.
When dealing with a difficult event, such as the current pandemic, the electrical current that governs our brains is altered, affecting behaviour and mood.
Current assessments of the risk of blood clots are still uncertain.
People in masks shop for essential items at Costco in Mississauga, Ont., on April 18, 2021. Costco insists its in-store customers wear masks even if they claim exemptions.
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Retailers are grappling with anti-maskers during the pandemic. That's because of the complicated relationship between businesses and customers when it comes to accommodating health conditions.
Universities and other employers are encouraging workers to get vaccinated by doing it on site.
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Can companies legally require workers to get vaccinated? Employers have gotten so good at finding ways to get employees to comply with their policies that it may not matter.
When not properly fitted, high-filtration masks offer only a little bit more protection than cloth or surgical ones.
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Meeting the recommended guidelines for physical activity reduces the risk of falling ill and dying of infectious diseases by 37%.
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Under cover of the coronavirus many countries are passing more draconian media laws.
A coronavirus variant with a double mutation has been found in the UK, with cases currently doubling every week.
The vaccine does contain a microchip, but it means you’ll get free wifi.
There are two schools of thought.