South Africa's management of the COVID-19 pandemic must now shift from a centrally regulated approach to one that enables participation and compliance by communities, workers and businesses.
Police are using drones to enforce rules and surveil and intimidate people.
Self-sufficiency, outdoor space and a home office will likely be high up the list in future.
Do people at the top think there is one rule for them and one rule for others? Bluntly, yes, they do.
Vietnam is one of the poorest nations in Asia, yet it has had remarkably few Covid-19 cases. In part, the country's limited resources led to a cautious, proactive approach.
#WFH? It seems a lot of people have quickly become used to it.
You're heading to your first post-COVID-19 dinner party. How many guests is too many? Are hugging and handshakes OK now? And most importantly, should you bring your own cutlery?
There are many similarities between Spanish flu and coronavirus, from school closures to mask debates. The story of 1919 also shows governments face choices that can have a terrible cost in lives.
The court says people need to be able to trust the government to abide by the rule of law, make rational regulations, and not intrude on the rights of those subject to the law.
Global quarantine is not a long-term solution – we still have a lot of work ahead.
Nairobi's refugees have few savings and depend on the day-to-day cash they generate from street vending.
Was the government correct to think that adherence would fall over time? Perhaps.
Compliance with occupational health and safety requirements is already poor and few inspections of workplaces are being done.
The Lagos state government must go beyond food packages as stimulus, and build capacity for poor people.
New research with survivors of sexual violence who have been forced to migrate reveals difficulties of COVID-19 lockdowns.
Involving family and friends in decisions or rethinking the meaning of "getting back to normal" helps protect against cognitive bias and its harmful consequences.
National models on the spread of COVID-19 have helped us through this crisis. But we'll need local models to get us through the next stage.
The economists who support the use of social distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 are not only in the majority, they are also more certain of their opinions than those who do not.
A realistic estimate of the economic costs of a two-year lockdown amounts to $90 billion. The benefit in lives saved amounts to at $1.1 trillion.
The equation 'COVID alert level = R (rate of infection) + number of infections' simply does not add up to a number between one and five.