The WHO is a health agency, not a political one. Yet political leaders have often criticized it. Still, the move by the US to pull out from the organization is unprecedented.
Working from home in the long run could be better for your health, or it could also be worse. It depends on how your employer supports you.
The prime minister is being told we should "re-shore" critical supplies. But that's not the same as ensuring we have access to them.
To control the COVID-19 pandemic through random testing would require about 6.5 million test a day. Using group testing and machine learning could get that number down to fewer than 40,000 day.
There is an increase in physical and psychological barriers to accessibility for service dog users in the COVID-19 era. However, solutions exist.
Canada's news industry has been decimated by losses of advertising revenue during the pandemic. There are some promising signs, however, that more Canadians are paying for digital news subscriptions.
Decades of armed conflict in Afghanistan has destroyed health-care infrastructure and the reconstruction efforts have failed to provide accessible healthcare, exacerbating the COVID-19 crisis.
My international research project was put on hold – so I volunteered to become a COVID-19 tester. Here's what I learned.
The ruling elites in parts of Africa are destabilising efforts to maintain order by living by their own rules
The Bolsonaro government cannot simply allow Brazil's out-of-control coronavirus pandemic to decimate its Indigenous population, Brazil's Supreme Court says.
New Zealand has managed it, but densely population, highly infected countries face a bigger challenge.
Black, Asian and ethnic minorities are up to ten times more likely to be stopped and searched than white people in the UK.
The recent vote in Russia supporting Vladimir Putin's constitutional reforms was pure theater and obscures growing friction between state and society.
Nanoparticles dressed up in cell membranes snag SARS-CoV-2 virus particles before they reach human cells.
More than 200 scientists wrote to the WHO, warning about aerosol transmission of the coronavirus. The WHO has since acknowledged the evidence but hasn't change its advice yet.
When news reports tout a drug, people get interested, even if the benefits are unproven. Patient hopes, requests and demands can easily turn into real prescriptions in their doctor's office.
The early signs indicate that the EU is responding much more effectively than it did in 2008.
Donations to food banks surged as the pandemic raged. But they're on the decline again just as people need more help.
Fluid mechanics can be applied to the transport of respiratory diseases such as COVID-19.
Many people are already struggling amid the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic. For Melbourne residents, a second lockdown is likely to place an even bigger strain on their mental health.