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A survey conducted in early April reveals that, even in lockdown, fewer than 3% of people were feeling only negative emotions.
Mark R. Cristino
This weekly column by our team of international health editors highlights more of the recently published articles from The Conversation’s global network.
Government officers seize civets in a wildlife market in Guangzhou, China to prevent the spread of SARS in 2004.
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Wild animals and animal parts are bought and sold worldwide, often illegally. This multibillion-dollar industry is pushing species to extinction, fueling crime and spreading disease.
You need to plan for that serious conversation.
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Success during the pandemic hinges on people taking social distancing seriously. What do you do when someone doesn't? The people who negotiate humanitarian aid in crises have some lessons for you.
Presenteeism – as opposed to absenteeism – is especially dangerous in the midst of a pandemic.
Presenteeism -- when employees show up for work when they're sick -- at a time of a global pandemic is especially dangerous for co-workers, managers and employers.
Medics in masks at a US army hospital in 1918.
Policymakers would be wise to pay attention to historical parallels.
It’s a matter of scale.
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From the neighborhood to the newsroom to the White House, nobody stays silent during a health emergency. These terms are often mixed up, and it matters who is using them and when.
A poster from a world summit in Hong Kong on preparing for worldwide pandemics in June 2010. Despite efforts to develop plans, none is yet in place.
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It's not a matter of if, but when, the next deadly pandemic will strike. Will the world be ready?