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COVID-19 is making everybody pay, but it is making the poor pay more. Weeks ago an Angolan broke all the rules of lockdown. He left us stunned, but he was right. He said hunger would kill him before the coronavirus, therefore, he was out on the road looking for job and food.
While other restaurants across France can fully reopen Tuesday, the high number of COVID-19 cases and higher contagion risks in the densely populated Paris region prompted authorities to allow only limited operations for now.
None of us is sure how long all these new rules are going to last, but in Florida, it’s pretty safe to say we’ll still be social distancing when ice cream truck season rolls around in earnest.
Last week’s horrific blast in Beirut has brought into sharp focus the need for the international community to step up and help Lebanon and its people at their time of crisis.
It is so sad that the crashlanding of the Air India Express plane at the runway of the Calicut International Airport in heavy rain near the southern city of Kozhikode on Friday claimed 18 lives
Good science takes time. This has always been clear to those of us doing health research — less so to the general public. In the pursuit of treatments for COVID-19, we need to manage expectations about what’s not just possible, but also desirable.
In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, when I thought the government might be interested in taking it seriously and addressing it as a grown-up government should, I was in fairly regular contact with a couple of people inside No. 10 and the Cabinet Office.