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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

Portugal’s Battle against Covid-19

Dec 8 2021 Portugal: The Battle against Covid-19 – Portugal registered numbers of deaths and infections much lower than those of its neighboring countries Spain, France and Italy. This documentary takes a look back at Portugal’s response to the pandemic, … Continue reading

Global Death Toll from COVID-19 Tops 15 Million as Vaccine Inequity Continues to Prolong Pandemic

May 6 2022 The World Health Organization says the coronavirus pandemic has now caused an excess of 15 million deaths globally. We look at how staggering death counts reveal broader political failures to protect public health and close the international … Continue reading

Premature “Normalcy” Could Backfire as U.S. COVID Death Toll Passes 1 Million & New Variants Spread

May 6 2022 Governments around the world are eagerly returning back to pre-pandemic conditions by relaxing preventative restrictions, lifting mask mandates and pulling back public funding. Dr. Abraar Karan, infectious disease fellow at Stanford University School of Medicine, says these … Continue reading

Ghana’s dancing pallbearers: life after becoming THE meme of Covid-19 – BBC Africa

2020 May 4 In 2017 this troupe of Ghanaian pallbearers went viral following BBC Africa’s coverage of their flamboyant coffin-carrying dances, garnering millions of views. Three years later and the group has experienced a second round of internet fame, with … Continue reading