If one word could sum up the experience of 2020, it would be disbelief. The Anthropocene has shown its fangs. A wake-up call.
A Covid-19 charter (like the Atlantic Charter did) would usher in a new era of global cooperation. Promoting convergence and ensures each individual’s basic rights.
Most of all, they want a commission to investigate the pandemic and make recommendations to prevent future outbreaks from causing so many deaths.
I think we are at an inflection point at which many people are reconsidering the particulars of their lives and of work-life balance The great resignation of 2021.
The need for a pandemic treaty is firmly rooted in the context of global health security that has effectively displaced every other narrative as a result of Covid-19.
A crucial step in preparedness is surely to create and maintain a system of global financing enabled to step in quickly to help finance the end-to-end components of the R&D ecosystem.
The pandemic will continue to preoccupy us with mutations that may require further vaccines and treatments, preparing for post-vaccine life with the coronavirus.
The inequality virus: bringing together a world torn apart by coronavirus through a fair, just and sustainable economy.
Still, the vaccines are unlikely to eradicate the coronavirus. The virus will become a permanent, albeit more benign, inhabitant in our environment.
Living a ninja life could be the way forward for a sustainable post-pandemic lifestyle. Protect life and home during an emergency.
What will the world look like after Covid-19?
He was a hopeless wannabe dictator and unfortunate. But he has blazed a trail for someone more effective: someone with a determined programme and a cold, strategic mind.
This collection takes a closer look at the progress of different political systems achieving universal health coverage, explanations for the links between democracy and health, and what measures must be undertaken to better pandemic proof this political system.
How the world failed on Covid-19 and how it can shore up its defenses against the inevitable next global disease.
A return to pre-Covid-19 life — without social distancing or precautions such as face masks — may not happen until 2022.
En ten derde kan de psychologische schok leiden tot irrationele verhalen over de oorzaken en verspreiding van de ziekte, wat weer leidt tot racisme en discriminatie en zelfs xenofobie.
I’ve covered pretty much every pandemic or potential pandemic: AIDS, Ebola, SARS, MERS, H5N1 bird flu, H1N1 swine flu, Zika, dengue. Now, for the first time, I’m being asked to cover the future.
Especially with a new virus, our public-health guidance will have to change. Being transparent about what the public is being asked to do, and why, will go a long way.
The fact that we need to take action now to change the future course of the pandemic underscores the need for accurate predictions. Adopting the techniques of superforecasters could help us better anticipate the curves of this crisis.
A large proportion of people said they wanted to cut back on luxury shopping because their time in self-isolation reconfigured their relationship to things like luxury. How will coronavirus change the way we live?
What will struggle to get back to how it was before, and what might change for ever?