Tag Archives: COVID-19

How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

After a daunting year, and with more challenges ahead in 2021, upgrading your approach to emotions can be a drug-free mood booster.

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COVID-19 Vaccine: A Doctor Answers 5 Questions

Experts say that despite 95% efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines, approximately 5% of people receiving the vaccination may still become infected.

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Why the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine is Now a Global Game-changer

The Oxford vaccine, based on a viral vector, is also cheaper (around US$4) than Pfizer and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines – around US$20 and $33, respectively. AstraZeneca has made a “no profit pledge”.

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Trump is Taking the Latest in COVID-19 Treatments – Here’s What Doctors Know

Early in the year, there were few known treatments for people who showed severe COVID-19 symptoms apart from sustaining them on ventilators. Now, several months later, there are a handful of treatments, including drugs, that give doctors far better tools to heal patients, particularly very ill ones.

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Labor Day Celebrates Earning a Living, But Remember What Work Really Means

Labor Day isn’t just about earning money but an occasion to celebrate an essential human capacity.

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Video: Who Controls Pandemic Data?

When the Trump administration ordered hospitals to report COVID-19 data to the Department of Health and Human Services rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they had been doing, it provoked worries and criticism from public health experts.

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Post-Corona Pakistan

The Covid-19 global shock will bring to an end the western predominance and should awaken Pakistan to finally decolonize its thinking and the concepts it follows. During the last twenty to thirty years regional and global power relations have changed decisively and they still keep changing.

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Where Next for Globalization After the Crisis?

The crisis is unlikely to put a stop to globalization: rather, coronavirus is the starting point for a reconfiguration of the global system.

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It’s Time to Rethink the Disrupted US Food System from the Ground Up

There's growing interest in making the US food system more resilient and flexible, but soil – the origin of nearly everything we eat – is often left out of the picture.

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Five Ways That the Coronavirus Should Transform the EU

The European Commission’s response to the coronavirus faces at least five fundamental challenges – all of which create significant opportunities for Europe.

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