Health and Healthcare Systems

Toxic lockdowns, how to avoid global depression and other top stories of the week

Also in this week's round-up: what COVID-19 does to your body and how Germany is keeping down recorded deaths. Image: Unsplash

Adrian Monck
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How to prevent a COVID-19 global depression.
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You’re in the world’s biggest psychological experiment: lockdowns’ toxic impact.
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Estimated size of lockdowns around the world Image: Statista

A global COVID-19 exit strategy? There’s only one option.

COVID-19 in your body. A visualization of how the virus attacks.

The hammer and the dance. How Germany is keeping COVID deaths low.

Education was in crisis even before COVID. 3 ways to reset learning.

How a poor country can respond to COVID-19’s economic threat.

Seven weeks in a Wuhan ICU. What a doctor learned fighting COVID-19.

Resilience could be a drag. Economic policies for a post-pandemic world.

How to make do with imagination. A great poet can help with forced isolation.

Easing social distancing in June? How the US might get back to work.

How New York City can bounce back. Cites hosting of Forum after 9/11. (New York Times)

Connecting essential mobility services. An initiative of the Forum’s COVID Action Platform. (Urban Transport News)

In response to COVID-19, the state comes roaring back. Cites Global Risks Report. (Atlantic Council)

A feminist election miracle in South Korea. References Global Gender Gap Report. (Guardian)

A framework for blockchain interoperability. Coverage of Forum white paper. (Ledger Insights)

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