May 15, 2020Coronavirus
The United States is one of the few leading economies to delegate responsibility for coronavirus restrictions to state and local governments.
May 8, 2020Asia
China’s decision to ban most trash imports has left waste-exporting countries in the lurch and Southeast Asian landfills overflowing.
May 5, 2020Coronavirus
The United States is not alone in giving millions of people stimulus checks. Dozens of countries are also using cash transfer programs to help people cope with the pandemic’s economic toll.
April 24, 2020Coronavirus
India has so far prevented a major outbreak of the coronavirus, but the trade-off in doing so has meant hardship for those in the vast informal economy.
March 24, 2020Coronavirus
A group of international health experts found in 2019 that the world wasn’t ready for a pandemic. This year’s coronavirus outbreak has shown they were right.
March 19, 2020Coronavirus
Many of the world’s faithful have altered long-standing religious practices to avoid spreading the new coronavirus.