Turning COVID-19 into a political issue doesn't help the public's understanding of the disease and what needs to be done. Good things are happening we should feel optimistic about.
COVID-19 has led to a rise in Islamophobia, with fake news and racist memes shared online, new research finds.
Research and investigative journalism call into question the authenticity of – and actual public support for – recent protests demanding governments lift lockdowns and 'reopen' the US economy.
Since the lockdown in South Africa several jazz musicians have begun to harness online platforms in novel ways.
More needs to be done to cushion low-income families from the economic effects of the new coronavirus.
Being cooped up at home is of course far more manageable than being locked up behind bars. But people isolating due to COVID-19 are still forced to deal with some of the same problems.
One of the key economic mitigating measures put in place after the country's COVID-19 lockdown has had very little uptake by employers and will leave miillions of workers without any cover.
87% of those polled believe lockdown should continue for at least another three weeks.
We’d all love to know more about our neighbours – from COVID-19 data, census data and other official data sources – but we shouldn't.
Intensive screening, testing, quarantine and public communication have helped keep numbers of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam very low.
When restricting the movement of their citizens to slow down the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, low income countries should tailor measures to local socio-economic circumstances.
Leading Australian economists in four countries have signed an open letter calling on the national cabinet to think carefully before easing restrictions 'for the sake of 'the economy'.
Borders in southern Africa -- as on the entire continent -- were arbitrarily imposed by former colonial powers, and aren't respected.
South Africa cannot afford to embark on a strategy of extended periodic lockdowns. It needs to shift to mass testing and contact tracing.
The idea of isolation has inspired many great films over the years. Here are a few of the best.
One practical exit strategy from lockdown would be identifying green zones, and progressively joining them together once it is safe to do so.
A crib sheet for Dominic Raab.
Ending pandemic restrictions too early could cause a second wave of disease.
On Monday, New Zealand will announce if it's ready to relax some of its COVID-19 restrictions – among the strictest in the world. Based on international and local data, I argue it's time; here's why.
Public spaces are an integral part of everyday life for most Indians. The lockdown could make people appreciate them even more.