Coronavirus

France

Work → In Progress: Why Our Work Days Will Never Be The Same Again

The world found out quickly that COVID-19 would be a major interruption to the way we worked. By now, there is little doubt that the health pandemic — and resulting lockdown measures and ...

France

COVID-19, Waging War On A Still Unknown Enemy

Eight months after the initial warning signs, we still know very little about how the coronavirus...

Canada

From Canada To The UK, Shedding Light On Quarantine Weight

In developed countries, this long period of self-isolation has caused waistlines to bulge — a...

France

A Door-To-Door Global Tour Of Delivery In COVID-19 Times

As the novel coronavirus races its way around the world, we are also witnessing a rush of changes in the delivery industry. No longer just an option, delivery has all but become a necessity during ...

France

On The Unexpected: Zoom Parties And The Lessons Of The Matrix

It's official: Zoom parties are here to stay. And to anyone who ever attended an actual party, no need here to spell out why there's no comparison. Yet there I was last week in a text exchange ...

India

How India Is Failing Its Most Essential Workers

From salary cuts to protective equipment shortages, frontline workers are having to protest and p...

United Kingdom

How Countries Are Coping With A Tanking Tourism Industry

From Bali to Mexico and everywhere in between, countries that have come to rely on a steady strea...

Colombia

Hands Off! Pandemic, Sin And Fears Of The Human Touch

Contagion fears and extreme attachment to the internet are reinforcing that most traditional of m...

France

COVID-19 Travel Bans Are Boost For "Golden Passport" Market

The super rich are buying residency papers and passports from places like Cyprus and Vanuatu to b...

India

Developing The COVID-19 Vaccine Is Only Half The Battle

Even if researchers' quest for the coronavirus vaccine concludes quickly — and that's a big i...

France

For The African Diaspora, Homeland Visits Will Have To Wait

Summer is normally the time for France's immigrants or their descendants from Algeria, Senegal an...

France

Rent Due: What COVID-19 Could Mean For Real Estate Market

Real estate markets are starting to stir from their Covid-induced slumber. After months of plummeting listings and frozen transactions, new deals are finally being made and prices have begun to ...

Spain

Research Short Cuts For COVID-19 May Change Science Forever

In the race to to find a cure, scientists are rushing to release their study results. There are d...

India

A Better Way To Read India's Rising COVID-19 Numbers

How is the pandemic panning out in the world's second most populous country? Science editor for T...

Argentina

COVID-19 Couldn't Have Come At A Worse Time For Latin America

Protests, slumping economies and the clear erosion in some countries of democratic institutions p...

Croatia

Croatia's Empty Pearl: A Dreamy, Tourist-Free Dubrovnik

Normally, the so-called "Pearl of the Adriatic" would be teeming with tourists right now. Instead...

France

How The COVID Vaccine Sprint Could Revolutionize Research

PARIS — It was only back in May that experts palmed off the 12-month goal post for a COVID-19 vaccine as wishful thinking. Now, with more than 140 candidate vaccines being developed, including ...

Spain

Sexuality And The Pandemic: Can We Go Back To Getting It On?

The jury's still out on whether COVID-19 can be transmitted sexually. But there's no doubt that i...

France

Population Questions, Pandemic Answers

COVID-19 makes us think about things we should've been thinking about anyway. And since the beginning of the outbreak, we've all been keeping a closer eye than usual on the hard truths of ...

France

Lockdown Amour: How French Couples Coped With Confinement

For some, France's strict shelter-in-place period sank their relationships. Others say it helped....

Brazil

Brazil's Overrun ICUs Show How Virus Spreads Across Nation

The South American nation has the second highest number of coronavirus fatalities in the world (a...

Argentina

China's Century: Imagining A New, Post-Pandemic World Order

The Covid-19 crisis is likely to reshape globalization while benefiting China and other "illibera...