Melbourne isn't the only place suffering under a second lockdown. It's happening across the world as the virus surges in countries that were initially successful in flattening the curve.
The taxi industry carries 75% of commuters daily, yet, unlike bus and train operators, does not benefit from government subsidies.
Face masks and social distancing have become the norm in New York City.
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A key difference is people's behavior, as a doctor explains.
One thing everyone agrees on: Hand-washing helps prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
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Finally, an answer to a long-bubbling question: What works best – bar or liquid soap?
Even accounting for factors like age and population density, the role of air pollution in explaining the spread of COVID-19 cases is compelling.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump have had different approaches to tweeting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here the two talk during a NATO session in December 2019.
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A tale of two leaders on Twitter in the age of COVID-19.
Policemen in Seattle, Washington, wearing masks made by the Red Cross, during the influenza pandemic, December 1918.
As the US battled the 1918 influenza pandemic, some communities staged contentious battles against wearing masks. Sound familiar?
Masks: Where health care and fashion collide.
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A transparency index could fix issues in the current medical supply chain in the US.
Keeping your equilibrium can be a challenge in times of uncertainty.
As the pandemic drags on, uncertainty and fears about health and safety mix with confusion and challenges tied to re-opening society. You need flexibility when picking your coping strategies.
Donald Trump is no Winston Churchill and the coronavirus pandemic is not like a world war.
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It's always dangerous to put present-day events into historic perspectives. That's especially true when political leaders have compared the coronavirus pandemic to a war effort.
Washington state cut both merit raises and instituted furloughs as it faced a projected $8.8 billion budget deficit because of the coronavirus.
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State and local government jobs are being axed, public schools won't get money the state planned to send them, and fire and police departments budgets are being slashed. All because of the pandemic.
Millennials are less likely to drive than older generations.
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Research shows that millennials don't drive as much as previous generations, largely because of their beliefs.
Duck decoys lure real ducks within range of hunters. Nanoparticles that look like cells serve as both decoys and hunters to ensnare virus particles.
Nanoparticles dressed up in cell membranes snag SARS-CoV-2 virus particles before they reach human cells.
Aerosols are made up of tiny respiratory droplets suspended in the air.
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More than 200 scientists wrote to the World Health Organization, warning about aerosol transmission of the coronavirus.
The actions of one country cannot be allowed to undermine decades of multilateral efforts to improve the health and well-being of all peoples of the world.
Research shows children who go camping do better at school and are healthier and happier.
An imam leads the prayer during the funeral for COVID-19 coronavirus victims at a mosque in Cape Town.
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It is important that procedures surrounding funerals are developed by public health officials alongside traditional and religious authorities.
COVID-19 has been linked to neurological problems in those with severe disease.
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As if the symptoms of COVID-19 were not disturbing enough, physicians have noted a rare neurological condition that emerges during some severe cases of this viral infection.
The economic impact of coronavirus restrictions can also take a human toll.
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Putting a dollar value on human lives to compare the costs and benefits of stay-at-home orders can have unintended consequences. These researchers found a different way.
The best option is for infected people to be admitted to hospitals or other suitable health facilities. This will help prevent transmission within families.