Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Nevada lab confirms 1st coronavirus reinfection in the US
Earlier this week, the world was dealing head-on with what was believed to be the world's first documented case of coronavirus reinfection in Hong Kong. Now, less than a week later, researchers...
One of the world’s ‘most livable’ cities just went into full lockdown mode as coronavirus cases spike
Melbourne, which had been named the “world’s most livable city” for seven straight years before being beaten out by Vienna in 2018, won’t be feeling quite so livable for the next six weeks.
Sexist data hold back the world's Covid-19 response
How many women have died of Covid-19? How many women have lost their jobs in the economic crisis it created? And how many have had to stop...
Startups Weekly: The world is eating tech
Editor’s note:Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. You could almost hear the internet cracking apart...
How TikTok Got Political
Penny CS Andrews, University of Sheffield TikTok, the viral video sharing platform, has been one of the biggest hits of lockdown. Content that originated on the app, like nurses dancing...
WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19
"The pandemic is a reminder of the intimate and delicate relationship between people and planet. Any efforts to make our world safer are doomed to fail unless they address the critical interface between...
Children and older adults are set to be included in expanded trials on a potential COVID-19 vaccine under development in Oxford. In April, 1,000 healthy adults under the age of...
School closures, government responses, and learning inequality around the world during COVID-19
According to UNESCO, as of April 14, 188 countries around the world have closed schools nationwide, affecting over 1.5 billion learners and representing more than 91 percent of total enrolled learners. The world has...