In a pandemic like this one, the priority is to save lives. But without a vaccine, there's a limit in the tools available to save lives.
The US has bought up most of the world's supply of remdesivir. This type of treatment nationalism is nothing new, though.
Boris Johnson has called cricket balls a ‘natural vector of disease’, but how would we find the evidence to know if he is correct?
Once something bound up with other people, more recently 'happiness' is seen as something very individual. Has our dependence on each other during lockdown changed our sense of where happiness lies?
Social distancing is leaving older Americans more isolated and opening them up to serious health risks.
There's no scientific definition for a wave of disease – and no evidence that the original onslaught of coronavirus in the US has receded much at all.
How politicians and the public in Denver, Colorado handled the 1918 flu epidemic is relevant to today.
Effective national leadership and trust in government appear to be prerequisites for countries to achieve widespread digital contact tracing.
Severe scrutiny of two major papers, including one about the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine, is part of science's normal process of self-correction.
Victoria has recorded its largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases. It might be time to return to a statewide lockdown.
It's good exemptions are available for those who really need them – but it's crucial these options are not abused. If we get this wrong, we risk losing control.
It's the first time in a century the border between Australia's two most populous states has closed.
The public housing hard lockdown is the product of a punitive public housing system whose residents have been neglected for decades.
Young people report consuming news makes them feel smart. But many say they pay little attention to the source of the information they are getting.
Australia's COVID-19 response was bettered only by South Korea and Latvia, according to a new United Nations report. Just don't ask how we're doing on climate and sustainability.
Collaboration is better than competition when it comes to making markets do what we want in an economic crisis.
The coronavirus has produced uncertainty and increased our anxiety correspondingly. Mindfulness offers a way to reduce this stress and connect with each other during times of complex challenges.
COVID-19 has proven that prioritizing the economy over the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable should never be an acceptable fix to economic woes.
Public washrooms are an essential service and the people who maintain them are essential workers. But what happens when a pandemic closes public bathrooms and a civil rights protest breaks out?
Word that the U.S. has bought up the entire supply of the COVID-19 drug remdesivir is another reminder that in a pandemic, treatments and vaccines need to be accessible to everyone, globally.