Given what is now known about the mortality rates of COVID-19, the ongoing disruptions to children’s care, education and health are no longer justified.
Fear is a central emotional response during a pandemic and it's why most people have complied with lockdown conditions. But as anxiety eases and boredom sets in, people's resolution may fray.
Comparing death tolls between COVID-19 and the flu is the wrong way to gauge which disease is a bigger threat, according to researchers who study how people understand math.
Most of the activities that define city life we do together. Now that we are having to get used to more isolated lives, will this have lasting social impacts or will city life resume as before?
New Zealanders are preparing to stay at home for four weeks to stop the spread of COVID-19. Under existing laws, people who flout lockdown rules could face fines or six months in jail.