Xu Zhangrun has grown increasingly critical of President Xi Jinping in a series of essays in the past few years and recently taken aim at the Communist Party leadership's response to coronavirus.
Continued drug dependence treatment for people locked down in housing estates is important. But people not currently in treatment also need support.
Going GST-free for six months would cost the budget $35 billion. Very little of it would be wasted.
Listening more deeply to what makes sounds meaningful for people within their respective contexts matters in an era of rising expressions of racism in the pandemic.
Now, more than ever, we need to share stories that build relationships, community connections and self-esteem, especially with our children.
It is not just policing agencies that have a systemic racism problem, Canadian prisons do too
Veterinarians are already at risk of emotional distress and burnout. The experiences of an Alberta veterinary practice shows COVID-19 is having a further impact.
While the internet and social media have changed young Nigerians' communication styles and even language, they have not reduced communication.
In a pandemic like this one, the priority is to save lives. But without a vaccine, there's a limit in the tools available to save lives.
The US has bought up most of the world's supply of remdesivir. This type of treatment nationalism is nothing new, though.
Boris Johnson has called cricket balls a ‘natural vector of disease’, but how would we find the evidence to know if he is correct?
Once something bound up with other people, more recently 'happiness' is seen as something very individual. Has our dependence on each other during lockdown changed our sense of where happiness lies?
Social distancing is leaving older Americans more isolated and opening them up to serious health risks.
There's no scientific definition for a wave of disease – and no evidence that the original onslaught of coronavirus in the US has receded much at all.
How politicians and the public in Denver, Colorado handled the 1918 flu epidemic is relevant to today.
Effective national leadership and trust in government appear to be prerequisites for countries to achieve widespread digital contact tracing.
Severe scrutiny of two major papers, including one about the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine, is part of science's normal process of self-correction.
Victoria has recorded its largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases. It might be time to return to a statewide lockdown.
It's good exemptions are available for those who really need them – but it's crucial these options are not abused. If we get this wrong, we risk losing control.
It's the first time in a century the border between Australia's two most populous states has closed.