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China loosens covid curbs after week of historic protests • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE 24 English – Dec 1, 2022 China is softening its tone on the severity of covid-19 and easing some coronavirus restrictions even as its daily case toll hovers near record highs, after anger over the world’s toughest curbs fuelled … Continue reading

China expands lockdowns as COVID-19 cases hit daily record

euronews – Nov 24, 2022 Pandemic lockdowns are expanding across China as the number of new COVID-19 cases rose by 31,444 on Thursday. The daily caseload has been steadily increasing. Meanwhile authorities reported China’s first COVID-19 deaths in six months … Continue reading

COVID, Climate & Conflict Fueling Global Hunger as World Leaders at U.N. Urged to Take Action

Sep 21, 2022 An open letter signed by over 200 humanitarian groups calls on world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly to urgently take action on world hunger, citing that one person dies of hunger every four seconds. We … Continue reading

Updated COVID boosters approved ahead of potential fall surge

Sep 3, 2022 This past week, the FDA and CDC signed off on updated COVID-19 vaccines to boost protection against newer variants of the virus, in an effort to limit an anticipated seasonal surge in infections this fall. Dr. Peter … Continue reading

Maps and Epidemiology: Lessons for COVID-19

YaleUniversity– Dec 17, 2020 This talk considers the importance of mapping for the understanding of epidemic diseases since John Snow’s work on cholera in London. The focus is on ways in which traditional maps have greatly helped to understand the … Continue reading

US COVID Cases Climb as Regulator Approves New Vaccine

Jul 17, 2022 Biden administration renews calls for jabs and boosters

Fauci On Highly Contagious Omicron Subvariant BA.5 And Rise Of Covid Cases

MSNBC – Jul 12, 2022 Chief Medical Advisor to President Biden and Director of NIAID, Dr. Anthony Fauci, joins Chris Jansing to discuss the rise in Covid cases across the United States and the highly contagious omicron subvariants responsible for … Continue reading

Omicron subvariants fuel new wave of COVID infections across U.S.

CBS News – Jul 5, 2022 Subvariants of the Omicron strain and an uptick in summer travel and gatherings is fueling a new wave of COVID-19 infections. And as monkeypox cases also rise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Continue reading

Rethink Talks: The role of food in the COVID-19 pandemic

Jun 24, 2020 When you think about the corona virus currently sweeping the globe, chances are that ‘food’ is not the first word to comes to your mind. Yet food has amplified the devastating effects caused by COVID-19 and exposed … Continue reading

What impact has the coronavirus pandemic had on the environment? | COVID-19 Special

Jun 26, 2022 What impact is the pandemic having on the environment? Has air quality improved because people stayed at home during the many lockdowns? How does illness pass between humans and animals? DW’s science team investigates these questions and … Continue reading