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.
Most attacks happen without a victim even realizing it. And you're not 'safe' just because your device is in sleep mode or hibernation.
Until NZ is no longer in a state of emergency, authorities have exceptional powers over people's lives – from telling people to stay home, to potentially making vaccinations or testing mandatory.
When we unlock, we should do it cautiously, starting with small social gatherings, and we should test widely.
Are you drinking more while in lockdown? Here are some things to look out for if you're concerned about how much alcohol you're consuming at the moment.
COVID-19 is a plague not merely on the happiness that comes with health and wealth, but also on the meaning in our lives.
Unlike in wealthy nations, lockdowns are simply impossible in overcrowded conditions with no sanitation and high levels of poverty.
The government is under relentless pressure from the UK media to relax the strict lockdown rules. That could be a dangerous mistake.
Five ways coronavirus could change sex and relationships.