Coronavirus

Don’t know what day it is or who said what at the last meeting? Blame the coronavirus

We are all living through a major historical event, a once-in-a-century pandemic that has radically changed how we work, learn,…

6 hours ago

Wellbeing levels fell during the pandemic but improved under lockdown, data analysis shows

Lockdowns are seemingly vital for controlling COVID-19. Early evidence suggests they have a big effect on preventing deaths. But if…

23 hours ago

State of disaster called as Melbourne moves to nightly curfew and stage 4 restrictions

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that metropolitan Melbourne will move to “stage 4” restrictions from 6pm Sunday, as new…

1 day ago

U.S. GDP may fall further amid COVID-19 spike, end of fiscal aid

The United States has yet again recorded its worst GDP slump in the second quarter despite May and June rebound.…

2 days ago

U.K. to restrict ‘unhealthy meals’ to tackle obesity problems

A growing link between obesity and severe coronavirus infection has forced the U.K. government to limit promotions of junk foods.…

2 days ago

723 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria could reflect more testing – but behaviour probably has something to do with it too

Victoria has today achieved another grim record, with 723 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths. This is more than…

3 days ago