The pandemic has put the world at risk of a mental health crisis, especially in communities already hard-hit by disaster. And, food security is a critical issue in East Africa, where locusts have compounded the effects of COVID-19. Also, Italy is allowing undocumented migrants to apply for temporary permits, while the US is pushing Mexican factories to remain operational. Plus, travel can soon begin in the Baltic countries, which will open a regional travel "bubble" after making strides in containing the coronavirus.
Apes can get COVID-19, too, and this could be devastating for endangered populations. Only about 1,000 mountain gorillas remain, and roughly half live in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. Veterinarian Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka spoke with The World's Marco Werman about this new risk.
Thought Brexit was over, right? Wrong. Britain did leave the EU at the end of January, but in reality, nothing much has changed. The real deadline is Dec. 31, and negotiations are set to take place until then. There’s just one problem: a pandemic.
As women’s soccer was drawing more and more fans, the players were stepping up their fight against gender discrimination in the sport. But just a year later, the game’s visibility — and its journey toward equity — has been stopped in its tracks.
Scientists around the world are researching the potential of antibodies to fight the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our weekly discussion series taking your questions to the experts, The World's Jonathan Dyer moderated a conversation with epidemiologist Michael Mina of Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
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