Evidence from South Korea tells a precautionary tale about rushing to end lockdown, without the right public health measures in place.
Local participation and ownership of the response to COVID-19 is the only sustainable option.
When considering how to exit lockdown, we need to think about people who have died from COVID-19 as well as those who have died because other health care was postponed.
Pickers, purifyers and producers are all working flat out.
As lockdowns end, schools are reopening. But it will be far from normal.
South Africa’s lockdown rules started with high legitimacy. But it has been eroded and has now dissolved.
The judgment creates a new layer of uncertainty in an already highly fluid situation and heaps further unwelcome pressure onto government.
There's an important difference between responses before and after people learned the prime minister's chief adviser was not following the rules.
Coronavirus has meant more time at home, more time online and more image-based abuse.
A continuous lock down is detrimental to Nigeria's large population of people living below poverty lines, but lifting the restrictions without a proper plan is equally dangerous. Here's what to do.
Lockdown is putting more pressure on relationships than ever before. Couples should be able to separate peacefully without apportioning blame.
In Namur, Belgium, archaeological excavations were almost buried for good under the cover of lockdown. The incident draws attention to weaknesses in archaeological heritage protection systems.
There are three features common to most forms of insomnia that can be revelatory for those living under lockdown.
Dreams that are more vivid, more frequent and more striking… Lockdown seems to trouble our nights as well as our days, and there's reason to believe that's not just a figment of our imagination.
COVID-19 'news fatigue' had set in with the UK public, but then the prime minister's chief advisor changed all that.
South Africa's post-apartheid leaders have failed to properly prepare the military for secondary roles such as peacekeeping, let alone to a fight a virus.
Research suggests that children are less likely than adults to catch the virus, pass it on or fall seriously ill because of it. A progressive return of children to school is therefore advisable.
The prime minister's adviser claims to have warned about coronavirus pandemics last year. The internet nerds say otherwise.
Feel like time has come to a standstill? The coronavirus crisis has prompted us to be more creative with our relations to time.
Practical work is essential for science education. But health measures compromise their traditional organization. Here are some game-changing solutions.