COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January, and a pandemic on 11 March.

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Weekly Bulletin on Outbreak and other Emergencies: Week 14: 29 March - …

WHO · 8 April 2021 English

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Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2021, vol. 96, 13 [‎full issue]‎

WHO · 2 April 2021

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How Could Trade Policy Better Address Food System Shocks?

IISD · 1 April 2021 English

This report examines how trade policy can help governments anticipate and respond to food system shocks while avoiding harm to producers and consumers in other countries. It also makes the …

Summary Shocks to the food system, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, can disrupt supply chains, exacerbate recent examples of shocks to the food system: the COVID-19 pandemic, the Southern African drought of 2015–2016 .................................. 2 2.1 The COVID-19 Pandemic .................................... CFAP Coronavirus Food Assistance Program COVID-19 2019 novel coronavirus EU European Union FAO System Shocks? 1.0 Introduction The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has heightened the awareness of policy-makers


Weekly Bulletin on Outbreak and other Emergencies: Week 13: 22 - 28 …

WHO · 1 April 2021 English

fever Measles Deaths Cases cVDPV2 Anthrax COVID-19 “The boundaries and names shown and the designations in the region. This week’s articles cover: � COVID-19 across the WHO African region � Ebola virus region showed a downward trend in new cases of COVID-19 while 12 had an increase in new daily cases, as overall fall in new cases could be accompanied by COVID-19 response exhaustion, with non-adherence to preventive the five countries with the highest number of COVID-19 related deaths per million population. Liberia


The CDC vs. the Constitution

Cato Institute · 1 April 2021 English

The Founders could not have possibly imagined the Commerce Clause covering an eviction moratorium.

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Our future in the Anthropocene biosphere

PIK · 1 April 2021 English

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed an interconnected and tightly coupled globalized world in rapid change. This article sets the scientific stage for understanding and responding to such change for global

Published online: 14 March 2021 Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed an interconnected and tightly 2019; Gaupp et al. 2020). Pandemics, like the COVID-19 outbreak and associated health responses, intersect (Hallegatte et al. 2016; Jachimowicz et al. 2017). The COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed the inequality in


Share of Republicans saying ‘everything possible’ should be done to make voting …

Pew Research Center · 1 April 2021 English

An 85% majority of Democrats say everything possible should be done to make voting easy; 28% of Republicans say this.

As COVID-19 cases increase, most Americans support ‘no excuse’


Race and Gender Wealth Equity and the Role of Employee Share Ownership

The Aspen Institute · 1 April 2021 English

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, in an allegedly strong economy, workers at the bottom of the opportunity scale were struggling to support themselves and their families – let alone build wealth. Divisions

aspeninstitute.org/ 3 Introduction Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, in an allegedly strong economy, workers address the race and gender wealth divide. The COVID-19 pandemic effect: Employee-owned firms show higher decade has exacerbated this problem, as has the COVID-19 pandemic, during which landlords have tended how employee ownership strategies will advance COVID-19 relief and recovery and the movement for racial financed to date and what is needed in the COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 environment to increase employee share


Africa's Pulse, No. 23, April 2021 : An Analysis of Issues Shaping …

World Bank Group · 1 April 2021 English

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa has been severe; however, countries are weathering the storm so far. Real GDP is estimated to contract by 2.0 percent in 2020—close to region was in the lower bound of the forecasts. It reflected a slower spread of the virus and lower COVID-19-related mortality in the region, strong agricultural growth, and a faster-than-expected recovery

OF THE CHIEF ECONOMIST FOR THE AFRICA REGION COVID-19 AND THE FUTURE OF WORK IN AFRICA: EMERGING TRENDS provided production and logistical support. COVID-19 AND THE FUTURE OF WORK IN AFRICA: EMERGING TRENDS Special Topic: Digital Technologies and Jobs during COVID-19 in Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Section Section 2: Digital Technologies and Jobs during COVID-19 in Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 2.2 COVID-19, Digital Uptake, and Employment in African Firms:


Expanding the scope of the GCTF

FPRI · 1 April 2021

past year, Taiwan has received increased international attention due to its stellar response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Taipei has used the attention to argue its case for greater inclusion and to show that member, it has much to contribute to the world. As everyone begins to think about a world after COVID-19, the government should channel this momentum into one element of its international cooperation:


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