A young school boy running past a mural in Soweto, South Africa.
Attempting to defeat these folk theories with science achieved little; the myth busters of the AIDS epidemic were talking past those they were trying to convince.
Hand sanitisers can contain ingredients that may cause antimicrobial resistance.
Misuse of common cleaning products or hand sanitisers can lead to antimcrobial resistance in bacteria.
In a spot: English cricket faces severe challenges in summer 2020.
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Coronavirus has exposed the frailties inherent in the English game.
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After a decade of crisis in the healthcare system, it has been a surprise to see such a low death rate during the pandemic.
If you secretly want lockdown to last longer so you can achieve your goals, you're not alone.
Scott Morrison said it will be at least four weeks before any of the current restrictions are eased. There are a few boxes we want to tick before we can start to take a foot off the pedal.
An Indonesian woman wearing a protective face mask waits for her train at the departure lounge of a train station in Medan, North Sumatra.
If China hopes to protect its economic interests in Southeast Asia's largest economy and improve its global image, it should help Indonesia during this pandemic.
Humans have been pickling for at least 4,000 years. Maybe it's time you tried?
The latest Doherty Institute modelling also indicates the spectre of 'unidentified community transmission' is very unlikely indeed.
People show decreased cognitive processing in high concern situations. Effective communication needs to respectfully address concerns, and build trust, otherwise information may be rejected.
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Don't just tell us how many new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, tell us how many people you tested as well. That helps us to know if things are getting better or worse.
We’re in a tunnel at the moment, and when the pandemic ends what kids and our society needs will look different.
An expert predicts a rethink on technology access, reconnecting with the working class, and more.
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The 14th century Black Death pandemic catalysed enormous societal, economic, artistic and cultural reforms in Medieval Europe. Infectious disease pandemics can be major turning points in history.
While online sex may not be a substitute for intimacy and touch, research shows there are many benefits. Technology can make sex more creative, for instance, and help people explore fantasies.
Almost all of the food we consume in Australia is made in Australia. We export far more than we import.
Expanding planned burning is often touted as a way to lessen the risk of bushfires. But this burn-off season is bad news for the COVID-19 pandemic.
For every $1 lost in university tuition fees, there is another $1.15 lost in the broader economy. This means loss of university revenue can cost the Australian economy more than $40 billion by 2023.
Traders sell food at a busy market in Kampala, Uganda on March 26, 2020. COVID-19 could devastate impoverished communities in Africa and contribute to a second wave of the global pandemic, which is why Canada must not adopt a ‘Canada First’ response.
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The COVID-19 pandemic demands that Canada and other rich countries do all they can to slow the global spread of the virus — for the health security of people around the world, and for Canadians too.
The “abortion pill” mifepristone.
With healthcare facilities burned by the Covid-19 pandemic, some countries have eased access to the "abortion pills" mifepristone and misoprostol (RU-486), a change that could signal a long-term shift.
A housing crisis combined with inadequate access to health care in many communities makes Canada’s North vulnerable to COVID-19.
Despite chronic housing need and persistent health and infrastructural inequities, northern communities are turning to the land and each other to prevent the spread of COVID-19.