The Triumph of Death, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1562.
A medieval historian and business studies expert discuss how pandemics past and present impact on big business.
Incomes climbed as we snapped our wallets shut in the March quarter. The June quarter will be much, much worse.
With unemployment soaring due to COVID-19, why is Jacinda Ardern's centre-left government significantly less generous towards beneficiaries than Scott Morrison's centre-right government in Australia?
Early clinical trials into ginseng, rhubarb and rice paved the way for testing coronavirus treatments today.
Reforms in 2014 were similarly aimed at making VET more responsive to industry needs and cutting red tape, all the while pulling funding from VET.
Our research shows most organisations have adapted well to staff working from home. But there's a hole in workplace laws we need to address.
Coronavirus has meant more time at home, more time online and more image-based abuse.
Why are sport broadcasters using fake crowd noise? It might be because crowd noise can help us bond with our tribe and acts as a psychological cue for when to pay attention.
Researchers modelled the impact of the loss of international student fee income on 38 universities.
Far too much hangs on whether Australia is "technically" in a recession. It might be skewing the design of our coronavirus support measures.
A robot dog called Spot patrols a Singapore park playing a recorded message telling people to observe physical distancing measures.
Smart city solutions have proved handy for curbing the contagion, but recent experience has also shown how much they rely on public trust. And that in turn depends on transparency and robust safeguards
A telecommunications tower with a 5G cellular network antenna looms over the skyline.
False news about 5G spread at breakneck speed on social networks, reinforcing the fears of people who already had suspicions about its effects on health.
A group gathers to protest against social isolation rules of the COVID-19 pandemic in Edmonton, Alta., on April 29, 2020.
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As Canadian provinces begin to ease COVID-19 restrictions, is it an exercise of one’s constitutional rights to protest or disobey those that continue to exist?
Researchers have been trying to understand a possible link between blood pressure medications and COVID-19.
The use of antihypertension medication during the coronavirus pandemic has been a subject of hot debate but people should be cautious about simple conclusions.
Lagos state officials disinfecting roads in the state.
A continuous lock down is detrimental to Nigeria's large population of people living below poverty lines, but lifting the restrictions without a proper plan is equally dangerous. Here's what to do.
Clapping for key workers takes place every Thursday in the UK.
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Many key workers are among the UK's lowest paid.
A deserted street in Cairo after coronavirus-related restrictions were tightened. Egypt has been one of the hardest hit in Africa.
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The hard truth is that the more the isolation is contained, the greater the economic problems will be.
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Eight million people die from smoking each year. Let's not stockpile the therapy that can help them quit.
Tobacco has imposed a terrible toll on global health, but it could be used to produce the molecules we need to fight COVID-19.
A growing number of Americans are feeling financial stress and unable to afford basics like food and health care.
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A third of Americans experiencing significant financial stress say they wouldn't contact a doctor if they experienced coronavirus symptoms.