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Cuban Health Specialists arriving in South Africa to curb the spread of COVID-19/GovernmentZAFlickr

A global pandemic demands we think in terms of global health, not vaccine nationalism, argues Dinyar Godrej...

In Kibera, Nairobi, Martha Apisa and Stacy Ayuma use their braids to raise awareness of the virus by imitating its shape. Community health efforts are intense as social distancing is impossible and sanitation is poor in Kenya’s largest slum.  Donwilson Odhiambo/Sopa/Zuma/Alamy 

How can we transform the calamity that has befallen us and create healing? Vanessa Baird on the change we...

Pennsylvania Public Health Laboratory in Exton tests for Covid-19 Tom Wolf/Flickr

Amelia Schofield of We Own It draws on lessons from contact tracing success stories around...

Illustration by Emma Peer

Richard Swift on the ambiguous figure managing the WHO’s pandemic response. 

What’s in store for the future when it comes to stopping air pollution? Watch experts and campaigners discuss the fight for...

Husna Rizvi makes a vital suggestion.

High school students wearing masks protest against high levels of air pollution outside the government building in Skopje, North Macedonia December 20, 2019. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Air pollution kills millions of people each year. In the post-virus rush to return to ‘business as usual’, we could end up...

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Coronavirus is showing that precarity and dangerous working conditions are a choice companies have been making for workers,...

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Vanessa Baird makes the case for being true to our brains.

Healthcare workers in Kerala are pictured wearing personal protective equipment. Credit: Javed Anees/Wikicommons

Healthworker Coronavirus Activist Group issue an urgent call for personal protective equipment – and for...

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The UK’s coronavirus healthcare policy exposes the farce at the core of the privatization project, writes Ellen Lees...

A McDonald's employee holds a banner in protest of the Statutory Sick Pay offered by the goverment as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Even in times of social distancing, building a collective, social response to the pandemic is our only salvation, argues...

Slum dwellers receive free food during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Husna Rizvi on how the virus will impact those already living in confinement.​

The internally displaced queue at one of the five entry exist checkpoints, many of them pensioners. Credit: Right to Protection

Frank Martin and Eric Fritz – of the Ukrainian humanitarian organization Right to...

Low-paid workers and those in the gig economy are, by the nature of their work, the least able to ‘socially distance’ themselves and may also,  due to the precarious nature of their employment feel compelled to work when unwell. Credit: WikiCommons

Action – and inaction – on coronavirus is an equality issue, locally and internationally, writes Vanessa Baird...

A photo story by Faisal Magray explores the psychological toll of Kashmir’s decades-long conflict.

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A photo story by Faisal Magray explores the psychological toll of Kashmir’s decades-long conflict.

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