With the evolving coronavirus (Covid-19) situation forcing most of us to work remotely, the level of social interaction we are used to has inevitably dropped, and that can leave many, particularly those who are single, feeling isolated.
An unprecedented threat demands an unprecedented response. Rarely, if ever, have governments had to shift into crisis-management mode as quickly as they have in the past few weeks. So far, the focus has been on the most immediate medical, political, and economic issues raised by the Covid-19
Amid growing concerns that the coronavirus pandemic will lead to a deep world recession, about $9tn was wiped off global stocks in the nine days up to March 6, according to a Bank of America research note.
When Satyaki Mitra’s father developed a mild fever in mid-March, the graduate student in Philadelphia wasn’t especially worried. He told his 57-year-old father, living in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, to get tested for the new coronavirus.
Countries affected by the novel coronavirus entered another week of strict quarantine measures and several nations introduced new economic stimulus to aid citizens and companies hit by the pandemic.