Tag: challenges

Tuberculosis

The Covid-19 pandemic has reversed years of global progress in tackling tuberculosis and for the first time in over a decade, TB deaths have increased. Covid-19 has overwhelmed health care systems and disrupted Tuberculosis care all over the… Read More

Taiwan

Long left out in the cold, Taiwan is ready to be a global force for good. It all comes down to government clarity and transparency. You have to let the people know what the government is trying to… Read More

Internet of Things

Making internet access an essential utility like electricity or clean water. Satellite hopes meet internet reality. 3D-printed homes think they can take on multiple challenges: the affordable housing crisis, the shortage of skilled labor and rising material costs. Bots… Read More

Aftercare

We see a very high incidence of vascular disease and blood clotting, for example, stroke and heart attack among Covid-19 patients. The absence of protection from long Covid-19 is concerning. Genes may explain it in young, healthy adults…. Read More

Covid-19

How does it dodge the system? Synopsis: 2G * Airlines * Analysis * Antiviral * Back2School * Booster Shots. * BreakThrough * Conferences * Contact Tracing * Delta variant * Dominant * Economics (1) * Economics (2) *… Read More

History

The anti-vaxxer want recognition. Even if it means risking their life. Mandatory vaccinations have been with us for centuries, quietly saving lives. Seasonal festivals may be a pale echo of older patterns of seasonal variation. Fostering political self-consciousness… Read More

Future

Memories of 2021. The energy sector was responsible for around three quarters of all greenhouse gas emissions. 2045: How we achieved a net zero world. Outright wars between states remain extremely rare, but new technologies and strategies are… Read More

Facebook

A new generation of social media services that brings real-time communication to AR, VR and other platforms, complete with varying degrees of embodied presence (in the future, we’ll all be avatars). Re-christening itself Meta Platforms Inc. The metaverse… Read More

China

The historical resolution will be just the third since the founding of the party, following in the footsteps of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. This year’s resolution will be somewhere in between, the party’s past and Xi’s future…. Read More

Economics

The global supply chain has struggled against the backdrop of rising demand, labor shortages and manufacturing delays. From ‘just in time’  to ‘just in case‘. A pandemic-driven shortage of parts and labor has combined with a congested transport system to create an inflationary… Read More

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