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BBC: Rainbows as signs of thank you, hope and solidarity

Since the lockdowns in Europe started in March, colourful images of rainbows have appeared in windows across the globe. Gaia Vince looks...

NPR: Bill Gates, Who Has Warned About Pandemics For Years, On The U.S. Response So Far

Five years ago, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates gave a TED Talk about global pandemics, warning that the world was not ready to take one...

CNN: Color of Covid: The racial justice paradox of our new stay-at-home economy

In what I call the "color of Covid," the pandemic has highlighted a range of underlying inequalities on race -- including on...

BBC: Bernie Sanders quits: It looked so good for him. What went wrong?

Bernie Sanders formally suspended his presidential campaign on Wednesday, acknowledging that he had no realistic path to winning the Democratic nomination.

CNN: From bats to people to tigers? Viruses that can jump species

The discovery that a tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for the coronavirus has raised new questions about viruses that can jump from animals to...

The fear of coronavirus is changing our psychology

The threat of contagion can twist our psychological responses to ordinary interactions, leading us to behave in unexpected ways.

CNN: How the very rich are different in the Covid-19 fight

I have spent two decades reporting on people at the nexus of money, power and culture. I've written books about corruption...

CNN: Millions of dads are stuck at home — which could be a game changer for working moms

Globally, more than 1.3 billion children are out of school because of the coronavirus pandemic. Parents are frazzled. Children are antsy. And the whole...

BBC: Coronavirus: Where has all the hand sanitiser gone?

Shelves all over the world are empty, there's slim pickings online and the few suppliers that are selling are pricing at way...

CNN: The problem with shutting down outpatient care

My mother still needs her mammogram. My colleague with a family history of melanoma needs that suspicious mole examined. My elderly...

BBC: Coronavirus: Why death and mortality rates differ

In Italy, the death rate from Covid-19 is more than 10 times greater than in Germany. Why does the death rate vary...

NPR: What You Need To Know About The 2020 Census

The federal government is trying to get every U.S. household to answer some personal questions for the 2020 census. It's part of...

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