A new COVID-19 variant has emerged, called Deltacron. It is a hybrid of the Delta and Omicron variants, created through a process called 'recombination'.
The proliferation of online misinformation is undermining trust in public health institutions and posing a serious threat to the pandemic response.
If Russia defaults on its debt payments, it won’t be the first government to do so. A default can mean creditors lose money and raising debt gets harder.
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only accelerated trends toward online learning, but it also has broadened the types of people who want targeted skills training.
Shanghai, China, reports record daily COVID infections; Italy announces phased end of all restrictions; WHO says coronavirus pandemic is "far from over".
COVID-19 helped fuel a substantial increase in online spending, but e-commerce trends are now showing signs of diverging between countries and industries.
Establishing routines can support cognitive functions, boost your health and provide social opportunities. They can also make workers more focused and creative.
Despite the official rhetoric that China will not change its zero-COVID policy stance, the government has been adjusting it at a regional level since 2021.
Two years on from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, what have we learnt? From changes to work and school life to shifting social norms, McKinsey looks back.
A survey following the end of all COVID-19 legal restrictions in England found that less than 5% of people think the government should decide when the pandemic ends.
The steep increases in daily COVID-19 infections in China are raising concerns about the economic costs of the country's zero-tolerance disease containment.
As parts of the world emerge from the pandemic, researchers are wondering which of our new habits are here to stay, like how we view travel and work.
Millions of children have dropped out of school during the pandemic and many more are at risk of disappearing from the education system, experts warn.
Experts are warning about the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on global food security. More people already face hunger due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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