Is it safe to nip out for milk? Should I download the COVIDSafe app? Is it OK to wear my pyjamas in a Zoom meeting? All these extra decisions are taking their toll.
In a crisis, there's no time to get perfect evidence. The evidence that lockdowns contain contagion and boost subsequent economic growth is persuasive.
Lockdown has exposed real problems with the circular economy which urgently need to be addressed.
Almost everyone agrees with lockdown measures, but their feelings about doing it are very different.
Humans have an innate affinity with nature. Embracing this in your home while locked down may improve your productivity and health.
Learning from the example of spiritual retreats.
Artistic expression is more important than ever as the lockdown drags on.
For the first time since the end of apartheid in 1994, citizens have had to accept stringent restrictions on their normal civil liberties.
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'.