Covid-19 has highlighted inequities in employment, can government-backed recovery plans introduce fairer working practices?
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COVID-19 has reduced life expectancy by the largest amount since WWII, according to a new Oxford University study which covered Europe, the US and Chile.
Three experts explore the future of vaccine development amid the use of mRNA vaccines in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Top stories: WHO backs COVID-19 antibody treatment; Sweden eyes more booster doses; South Korea reports highest ever daily increase in COVID-19 cases.
Scientists predict that COVID-19 will become endemic. Unlike a pandemic, an endemic virus is constant in a population with largely predictable patterns.
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Liminality is used to describe the paths we navigate when faced with life events. Lecturer Sarah Wayland explains the term's relevance to the pandemic.
Top stories: COVID-19 causing medical supplies shortages in United States; WHO makes call to leaders at UNGA; Indonesia reports lowest daily rise in more than a year.
Top stories: President Biden to convene virtual COVID-19 summit on UN fringes; England simplifies international travel rules; US FDA advisers vote in favour of booster shots for those age...
Top stories: International organizations urge action on vaccine equity; Poll sees hit to US Q3 growth from Delta variant; COVID-19 vaccine booster campaign begins in England.
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Food insecurity increased in the US during 2020, according to a new report, with almost 15% of households with children classified as being food insecure.
The 'end' of COVID-19 might mean the point at which it can be managed as an endemic disease; however new variants could become a threat to this goal.