New research has explored the impact of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on young people's access to nature and the impact on their mental health.
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A study has found that existing tax-and-benefit systems did not adequately prevent the effects of income losses for people in Africa in 2020.
Top COVID-19 news stories: COVID-19 travel restrictions raised around the world; Countries continue to detect and react to Omicron variant; US expert panel backs COVID-19 antiviral pill.
The United Nations tourism body called the tourism industry's recovery 'fragile' and 'slow', affecting some nations disproportionately to others.
Additional financing for pandemic preparedness could help expand the support that the World Bank and others provide to countries and regional institutions.
European economist Marco Buti retraces the analytical underpinnings of the economic policy responses to COVID-19 and the global financial crisis.
Top COVID-19 news stories: Vaccine makers target Omicron variant; EU could approve Omicron vaccine in 3-4 months; India and China promise more shots for Africa.
The World Health Organization has identified a new COVID-19 'variant of concern' called Omicron - scientists are racing to learn what level of threat it poses.
Tick-borne diseases, including Lyme disease, are rising in North America, with almost 40,000 annual reported cases annually. New vaccination efforts could stem them.
Top COVID-19 news stories: World reacts to new Omicron COVID-19 variant; Philippines launches new vaccination drive; Singapore and Malaysia reopen land border.
Phone surveys implemented in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have highlighted the adverse social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rapid antigen tests are now more accessible than ever in supermarkets and pharmacies, so it is important that everyone knows how to use them correctly.
As a new COVID variant is discovered, here’s how scientists track down new strains as the COVID virus mutates, with potentially higher risks to health.