Plague ravaged England repeatedly during Shakespeare's lifetime. The playwright translated the experience of sickness and restoration in many ways on the stage.
Nurses, cleaners, grocery store clerks and other unionized workers have been on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. They should emerge from it with a greater level of respect.
The Canadian federal government’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan includes tax-related measures. It's helpful to examine tax supports for individuals by considering the past, present and future.
Telemedicine has grown sluggishly in Canada, but COVID-19 has sped up the pace of adoption of online technology to deliver health care.
Working from home presents challenges that will take time to resolve, and misunderstandings are to be expected. So let's be forgiving of one another and focus on establishing effective new work norms.
Because low-income settlements are unplanned, crowded and without sanitation, there are many viral infections that cause health problems.
As part of response to COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria has announced a lock down in three strategic states but this is going to be tough on the self employed and small scale entrepreneurs.
South Africa won't flatten the COVID-19 pandemic curve unless all citizens have the means to stay at home. But for many, it's either they stay at home and starving, or go out to make a living.
While small businesses will be partially cushioned by government support measures, there's no support for the most vulnerable workers.
U.S. health officials flipped their advice and now recommend everyone wear cloth masks in public to reduce the spread of coronavirus to others. Some cities have fines for going without masks.
COVID-19 has a long incubation time, and testing can take days to get results. Don't let continually rising case numbers make you give up on staying at home.
Sometimes philanthropists can move much more quickly than governments.
More often than not, governments decide what 'the best available evidence' is.
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Each model is another part of the jigsaw.
Politicians have a tendency to dodge accountability after crises, but our 'gotcha' culture makes that inevitable. We can all do better this time.
The awesome power of exponential growth explained.
Using distance to avoid getting sick has deep evolutionary roots for humans and many other species.
From health care to social work, America's public schools bridge many gaps for children and their families.
The response by Chinese donors to this pandemic so far illustrates how the country's philanthropy is beginning to go global.