The former prime minister and his allies have dodged questions and passed the buck in an inquiry that is meant to give the public confidence that lessons will be learned for the future.
Both homes and businesses in rural areas struggled with digital connectivity during the pandemic.
New research reveals the digital divide that was exposed by the COVID pandemic.
Despite demands for an urgent ‘reservation’ and ‘national interest test’ over new WHO regulations, New Zealand’s sovereignty is not at risk from international agreements or treaties.
Canada’s provinces can learn much from each other about approaches to pandemic recovery. Students seen at College Louis Riel in Winnipeg, Man., in January 2022.
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To boost post-pandemic math learning, a multi-dimensional approach is needed that promotes the success of the whole child: academic, physical and socio-emotional.
Chief medical officer Sir Chris Whitty arrives to give evidence to the COVID inquiry.
It may be years before we know how successful the COVID inquiry was in its aims.
Public health measures such as vaccine and mask mandates, lockdowns and school closures have been widely discussed in scientific and popular media.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic fades, we may debate whether public health responses could have been better. But first we need to understand what public health errors are — and are not.
The study demonstrated that adverse childhood experiences can have lasting affects.
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People with adverse experiences during childhood − whether physical, emotional or sexual abuse − had higher rates of death and hospitalization decades later from COVID-19.
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There are a number of pathogens which are reported to be causing the outbreak of respiratory illness in China.
With rising cases and as we head towards the festive season, testing remains important.
Students preferred using WhatsApp at some cost over another platform that didn’t require data.
Surface proteins on a virus enable it to attach to and get inside a cell to start replicating.
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Viruses can get into cells in several ways. Figuring out how to stop them from entering in the first place is a key to developing better vaccines and stopping future pandemics.
Air purifiers were meant to save us from COVID. A new systematic review wonders where the evidence for that is.
As the virus continues to mutate, COVID vaccines are updated. This brings us to the latest announcement about the new ‘monovalent’ vaccines.
The sum is greater than the parts when researchers build an ensemble from multiple coordinated but independent models.
Policymakers rely on models during uncertain times to figure out how their choices could affect the future. Over the pandemic, an ensemble of many COVID-19 models outperformed any one alone.
Wearing a mask at the shops, on public transport and in other crowded settings will improve your chances of a COVID-free Christmas.
An expert in infection prevention and control explains.
This is expected to be the smallest Omicron wave so far. But eligible older and vulnerable people are still recommended to have a booster.
While some improvements were made by some children and schools, the overall impact of the scheme has been small.
People tend to ‘panic buy’ in times of crisis, which often leads to shortages of essential items.
Understanding the traits of different customer groups can help shoppers and businesses serve their communities more ethically and effectively, especially in times of crisis.
People walk past the University of Toronto campus during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto in June 2020.
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The COVID-19 pandemic affected college towns profoundly and highlighted the complex relationship between universities and their host communities.