In her sun-soaked Berlin living room, Ingrid Ihnen-Haas belted out Edith Piaf songs into a microphone — part of a collective effort to help entertain a country confined to their homes by the coronavirus pandemic.
The need for accurate language services at Qatar’s healthcare facilities has never been greater. Fortunately, HBKU’s TII has helped the country’s interpreters and translators adapt to the linguistic and cultural challenges posed by Covid-19.
Innovation is crucial, especially during crises. Even as the world is being turned upside down by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), companies around are shifting production lines and business models to address the needs of governments and healthcare agencies in their efforts to slow the spread
Coronavirus hasn’t just overturned daily life the we know it, as I have analysed that in my previous article about the sociology of the pandemic. It has also upended global geopolitics.
President Donald Trump has signed the largest-ever US financial stimulus package, worth $2tn, as the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, but to what extent it provides relief to the nation’s families, workers and businesses remains to be seen.
Social distancing helps prevent the spread of Covid-19. Most patients who contract the virus will have mild symptoms. Those at greatest risk of developing severe disease include the elderly and people with underlying conditions, such as heart disease, lung disease, and diabetes.