How Coronavirus is shaking up the moral universe
The epidemic forces everyone to confront deep questions of human existence, questions so profound that they have previously been answered, in many different ways, by the greatest philosophers. What is right and what is wrong? What can individuals expect from society, and what can society expect of them? Should others make sacrifices for me, and vice versa? Is it just to set economic limits to fighting a deadly disease?
Students Come Back Home: From foreign varsities to local prejudice
Social stigma, hostility, near-boycott - Indians who were studying abroad ...
H1B workers seek 180 instead of 60-day stay in US post-unemployment period
Fearing massive layoffs in America due to the coronavirus crisis t...
Thieves take advantage of coronavirus pandemic to steal a Van Gogh painting
Van Gogh's 'The Parsonage Garden at Nuenen in Spring 1884' was stolen in a raid on a Dutch museum.
Oxford university begins enrolling over 500 volunteers for coronavirus vaccine trial
The researchers, working in an “unprecedented” vaccine development effort to prevent COVID-19, said they have started screening healthy volunteers (aged 18-55) from Friday for their upcoming trial in the Thames Valley Region of England. The vaccine based on an adenovirus vaccine vector and the SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19 spike protein is already in production.
Disneyland, Walt Disney World closed indefinitely due to coronavirus pandemic
The California and Florida theme parks were expected to open next week.
John Hopkins varsity disassociates from study on India's possible COVID-19 cases
The US-based John Hopkins University has disassociated itself with a previous study which landed into controversy for claiming that as many as 12.5 crore to 24 crore people are likely to be infected by the novel coronavirus in India.
Trump backs off plan to reopen businesses by mid-April amid coronavirus warnings
The reversal by Trump, which he said would be disclosed in greater detail on Tuesday, came as the U.S. death toll topped 2,460 from the respiratory disease with more than 141,000 cases, the most of any country in the world.
COVID-19: Trump extends social distancing guidelines till April 30
As coronavirus outbreak continues to worsen in the United States, President Donald Trump on Sunday extended social distancing guidelines to April 30.
Privacy rights may become next victim of killer pandemic
From China to Singapore to Israel, governments have ordered electronic monitoring of their citizens' movements in an effort to limit contagion.
WUD shifts to online learning to combat COVID-19 disruption
WUD is using technology enabled AI, Supervision Technologies and Video Conference and other tools to enable virtual learning.
Medical schools in US mull early graduation to meet growing demand for medicos in COVID-19 fight
A CNN report said at least 69 students at the NYU medical school want to graduate three months early to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus.
Want to manage stress better? Strike a balance between living in the moment, and planning ahead
This may lead to new interventions for better mental health.
Europe's virus toll surges, world plunges into recession
Europe has suffered the brunt of the coronavirus crisis in recent weeks, with millions across the continent on lockdown and the streets of Paris, Rome and Madrid eerily empty. In Britain, the men leading the country's fight against the coronavirus -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Health Secretary Matt Hancock -- have both tested positive for COVID-19.
Hindu refugees in Ahmedabad feel the heat of lockdown
The graduate in fresh water biology from Sindh University found the price unaffordable as the prices have started sky rocketing in view of the lockdown. But Arjun is one of the luckier one to have some supplies left.
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