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Lockdowns have been a key tool in the war chest of many governments trying to tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Some, however, have questioned the wisdom of lockdowns, arguing that their benefits do not outweigh the wider costs to society.
Good communication and factoring in human behaviours can prevent people from dismissing the risk of the coronavirus.
As long as even the strictest lockdown can count on broad democratic support, and the rules remain subject to scrutiny by our representatives and the press, they do not infringe on our freedom.
As Moderna follows Pfizer with exciting news, the recent vaccine trial results certainly look impressive, but here is how to fully interrogate what they really mean.
People told us about leaking roofs and guttering, and about how water coming into their housing had caused internal damage, damp and mould.
A new test developed in Australia will reportedly be able to tell us whether someone has a high ‘viral load’. But that doesn't automatically make them a ‘superspreader’.
The historically high level of informal work in Latin America will make its recovery much more difficult than elsewhere.