It's time to talk to your loved ones about what care and treatment you'd want if you face death from COVID-19.
With a threatening virus sweeping the world, research efforts across sectors have ground to a halt. But one thing is clear: the non-scientific community has never valued research more.
As many as 80% of those infected with coronavirus don't show symptoms. The reasons why are likely to come down to how your immune system responds to the virus.
Providing the relevant safeguards are in place, there should be no particular threat to Australians' privacy.
There's a risk Australia won't get access to everything it will need need. It can take are simple stepsto make sure patents don't get in the way.
For many women, childcare has been unaffordable. Suddenly it's free. It's as if we have finally realised it is an essential service.
Alberta oil is the collateral damage of the oil war between Russia and Saudi Arabia, with COVID-19 launching an additional attack. The province's oil industry will struggle to recover.
We must figure out how to scale the lockdown up and down as needed – possibly several times. We might need to locally switch areas on and off – not the whole country – to deal with isolated outbreaks.
Noting nature around you – it could be a glance outside, tending plants, or 'green' exercise – will improve your well-being, research shows. The coronavirus pandemic has made it even more important.
Freedom of political communication is implied in the constitution, but protesters have still been fined for breaching social distancing rules by leaving their homes.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been called the South American version of Donald Trump. His behaviour during the coronavirus pandemic shows why.
Black lives are further in peril in a time of COVID-19. Subject to death on both the public health and policing fronts, we will not be silent.
COVID-19 is spreading quickly in Bangladesh. An outbreak in the refugee camps that house some 1 million Rohingya Muslims in cramped, unsanitary quarters would be calamitous.
Generosity is good, but philanthropy can come at a significant social cost.
The nocebo effect could be making more people ill.
An economic downturn as severe as the great depression is possible, but what should emerge out of it?
Many low and middle-income countries are unprepared for the COVID-19 pandemic. But innovation could help.
Nearly 90% of emergency service staff have experienced stress, low mood and poor mental health.
Our working lives provide us with something more important than a pay cheque.
The potential exists for malnutrition to exacerbate the health consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic.