A staffer works on a ventilator-refurbishing assembly line at Bloom Energy in Sunnyvale, Calif. Bloom Energy makes hydrogen fuel cells but is now refurbishing old ventilators so hospitals can use them to treat coronavirus patients.
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Scientists and academics on how the world might change once this is all over, and if a return to 'normality' is even possible.
Issac Nicoll packs lobsters for shipment at the Lobster Company in Kennebunkport, Maine, on March 13, 2020. Coronavirus has disrupted global markets for live lobsters.
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With restaurants closed and prices dropping, fishers are finding new ways to keep their business above water.
The Abbey, one of Los Angeles’ most famous gay bars, announces its temporary closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Their loss affects those in the LGBT community who have the least to lose.
A simple, low-tech way to get rid of germs.
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A Hungarian obstetrician was the first to nail down the importance of handwashing to stop the spread of infectious disease.
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Only a tiny number of viruses are able to make the jump from animals to humans.
National Treasury and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni support budget cuts, labour market deregulation, and tax cuts.
The South African government should be spending more, not less, to boost economic growth and create jobs.
Who can and can't move and why is crucial to understanding the virus.
Five ways coronavirus could change sex and relationships.
The people of Tournai bury victims of the Black Death.
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Rumours, conspiracy theories, the blame game: sound familiar?
What to do about the schools is set to return centre stage when the national cabinet later this week discusses the next steps in managing the coronavirus – specifically, the first stages of the way to “the other side”.
Some people's immune systems aren't able to stop foreign invaders, such as COVID-19, as well as the rest of the population. There are many reasons for this, including illness, medications and age.
Science continues to suggest a link between coronavirus and the gut. We know people with COVID-19 can experience gastrointestinal symptoms. But can the illness spread through faeces?
Health Minister Greg Hunt has issued a warning that the deliberate transmission of COVID-19 can be prosecuted. But the application of a law like this is unclear and could cause unnecessary worry.
Many want to do the right thing – tenants and landlords alike. But they lack guidance on how to go about it while still keeping their own heads above water.
Early data suggests being a smoker might put you at higher risk if you catch coronavirus, so there's never been a better time to quit. The good news is the benefits are almost immediate.
The Ruby Princess off the coast of Sydney on April 5 2020.
The same business model that has enabled the cruise industry to prosper could also spell its demise.
Statistics Canada reports that more than one million Canadians lost their job in the first month of the coronavirus pandemic, but the official figures don’t reflect the true impact on workers.
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The difficulty governments have had in meeting the needs of Canadian workers impacted by the coronavirus crisis has exposed holes in our social safety net and the inadequacy of existing labour laws.
A woman claps above a banner reading “everything will be all right,” in Rome. This phrase has appeared on social media and at balconies and windows across Italy as the country faces coronavirus.
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The word ‘solidarity’ is echoing around the world in the COVID-19 pandemic. But where does the term come from and what does it really mean?
No longer seen as gaming loners sitting in basements on stacked up pizza boxes, video game players are finding meaningful social connections despite physical isolation.
Twitter's efforts to label misinformation during the US primaries haven't met with success. So how do we sift useful coronavirus information from wrong or downright dangerous untruths?