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It could take three years for US economy to recover from Covid-19

According to a new report from McKinsey & Company, the economic impact in the US could exceed anything experienced since the end of World War II.
A man delivering gas cylinders during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown (Representational Image) | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

No paid leaves, lack of access to healthcare — world’s workers hit by coronavirus pandemic

A survey conducted by the International Trade Union Congress in 86 countries shows that only 21% of them are providing paid sick leave to the workers.
A view of Connaught Place, New Delhi, during Sunday's janata curfew to prevent the spread of the coronavirus | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

5 lessons Covid-19 teaches us about fighting climate change

Global nature of the Covid-19 crisis is making us realise that we are connected to each other. This can help build momentum for strong climate action.
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During coronavirus crisis, get rid of your passwords

Passwords were never intended to protect bank accounts, healthcare records, emails or a long list of other commandeered usages.
A doctor works in a coronavirus isolation wing in a hospital in Rome, Italy. | Bloomberg

MIT ties up with Italian design company for Covid-19 ICUs

Architects have designed mobile hospitals in order to provide intensive care to the patients of coronavirus, which can increase their chance of survival.
An official shows a bracelet and complementary tracking app that will be given to inbound travelers requiring compulsory home-quarantine at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) on March 18. | Bloomberg

Your smartphone data is the solution to fighting Covid-19

Most people have wearable devices, which can collect their vitals and lifestyles. Machines that can identify trends and raise recommendations can then read this data

6 steps every country needs to take now to fight coronavirus: WHO

WHO has asked for aggressive measures to find, isolate, test, treat and trace people with Covid-19.
Economic activity in India has been severely affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic (representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Modi govt, RBI, private sector, citizens: How India can be leader in fight against Covid-19

The Modi government must ensure constant and credible communication to allay any fears and panic among Indians. A good example of this is in Kerala.

Look for ‘patient zero’, they hold the key to fighting COVID-19

The people contracting this particular coronavirus do not show enough signs of being sick quickly enough to make their condition known before they may have passed it on.
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Bring more women engineers on board for a sustainable world

When engineering is critical to achieving sustainable development goals, and when our ultimate goal is equality, engineering must become as diverse as possible.

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Is India’s coronavirus lockdown leading to stress in families or strengthening relationships?

The 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus has led to people working from home and thus, spending more time with their families and partners.


Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.