The intractable problems of Boko Haram and Islamic State, coupled with kidnappings, have created a security crisis in the country
COVID-19: Can wastewater help in tracking outbreak in India
COVID-19 and migrants: A mother abandoning her newborn shows how acute the problem is
COVID-19 and SDG 6 goals: All that we need to learn and do
COVID-19: How do India’s urban informal settlements fight the pandemic
India’s slum population is ill-prepared to face the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, with livelihoods threatened as a consequence ...
Business as usual or sustainable model: What is post-COVID-19 dilemma?
World leaders are at crossroads — and they need to take hard measures to push for a green economy
COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on mental health of sexual minorities
People from the queer community take to social media to share experiences with depression, loneliness and stigmatisation
My plastic etiquette during COVID-19
There is something about the pandemic that makes you feel protected by using single-use plastic products. I am not ...
Donald Trump is taking hydroxychloroquine to ward off COVID-19. Is that wise?
There is a 20% genetic difference between SARS-CoV-2 and previous SARS coronavirus, meaning we should not assume a drug ...
Tonight we riot? What Nintendo’s ‘revolutionary’ video game misses about worker liberation
Some might think this fantasy epitomises the modern movement for worker liberation. It doesn’t.
COVID-19: 60% farmers suffered yield loss on their harvest, shows survey
Survey aimed to evaluate the impact of the nationwide lockdown against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on agricultural production and ...
Blocking the deadly cytokine storm is a vital weapon for treating COVID-19
The cytokine storm is a centerpiece of the COVID-19 pathology with devastating consequences for the host
COVID-19: Reverse migration sparks concern for Punjab’s paddy season
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh asked the Union government to allow labourers and cardholders under MGNREGA scheme to work in ...
COVID-19: Is govt’s Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus a relief or more stress
The details of the stimulus seem to be more loan offerings, rather than a comprehensive relief package
Moderna’s COVID-19 breakthrough: Is the media hype justified
The biotech firm develops vaccine against novel coronavirus disease that shows positive results for eight patients
Ethiopia’s poll has been pushed out by COVID-19. But there’s much more at play
It was only in October 2019 that Nobel Peace Prize winner and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stated explicitly that ...
COVID -19: Invisible policy fault lines are more by accident than design
Fractures in public policy always existed. They are now only more blatant than ever before.
In race to outdo COVID-19 outbreak, Himachal trips at last hurdle
The state was planning to come out COVID-19-free till two weeks ago
COVID-19 holds lessons for South Africa’s universal healthcare plans
The country’s health system will need rehab post-COVID-19 to overcome divisions and build a national health system from the ...
New Zealand’s COVID-19 budget delivers on one crisis, but largely leaves climate change for another day
Under the circumstances, the New Zealand budget’s short-term vision is not surprising
Typhoon Ambo increases challenges for Philippines during COVID-19
Typhoon Vongfong, known locally as Ambo, made landfall in the Philippines on May 14, 2020, forcing the evacuation of ...
COVID-19: HCQ fails in first randomised controlled trials in France, China
Both studies show significant adverse effects of the drug on moderate and serious patients
COVID-19 mortality spikes in states with high burden of chronic diseases
There is incontrovertible evidence that underlying conditions deter the capacity to combat the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Re-imagining food systems crucial for climate, economic resilience: Nutrition report
Novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic pushes government to act on reforms of food systems with urgency
COVID-19 pandemic may drive 40-60 mln to extreme poverty: UNCTAD report
Families will be pushed deeper into poverty as the current employment decline is biggest since World War II, according ...