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Berlin artists’ colony finds creative answer to shutdown

Berlin artists’ colony finds creative answer to shutdown

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.

Communicating across cultures and languages during Covid-19

Communicating across cultures and languages during Covid-19

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.

Insuring the survival of post-pandemic economies

Insuring the survival of post-pandemic economies

Lockdowns of entire cities. Panic in financial markets. Bare store shelves. Hospitals short of beds. The world has entered a reality unknown outside wartime.

Industries take up Covid-19 challenge to make ventilators

Industries take up Covid-19 challenge to make ventilators

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

A green reboot after the pandemic

A green reboot after the pandemic

The Covid-19 coronavirus has forced entire countries into lockdown mode, terrified citizens around the world, and triggered a financial-market meltdown.

The coronavirus moment and  the post-pandemic world order

The coronavirus moment and the post-pandemic world order

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.

Can Africa withstand Covid-19?

Can Africa withstand Covid-19?

Durban – Less than five months after the first documented case of the Covid-19 coronavirus, infections exceed 340,000 globally, with nearly 15,000 deaths.

Can $2tn financial stimulus package avert US recession?

Can $2tn financial stimulus package avert US recession?

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.

What does supportive care mean for Covid-19 patients?

What does supportive care mean for Covid-19 patients?

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.

The race between economics and Covid-19

The race between economics and Covid-19

With the coronavirus devastating one economy after another, the economics profession – and thus the analytical underpinnings for sound policymaking and crisis management – is having to play catch-up.

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