#Coronavirus Pandemic

  • Article: The World's Mayors Are Calling for Refugees and Migrants to Be Protected Against COVID-19

    The World's Mayors Are Calling for Refugees and Migrants to Be Protected Against COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|July 24, 2020

    The Mayors Migration Council wants migrants and refugees fully included in the response. Read more

  • Article: UK’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Successfully Trains Immune System to Respond to Disease

    UK’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Successfully Trains Immune System to Respond to Disease

    By Helen Lock  and  Pia Gralki|July 20, 2020

    Scientists are celebrating "encouraging" results following a trial involving over 1,000 volunteers. Read more

  • Article: UK Aid Department Rocked By Budget Cuts Amid Controversial Merger

    UK Aid Department Rocked By Budget Cuts Amid Controversial Merger

    By Helen Lock|July 2, 2020

    NGO leaders are concerned that the most vulnerable groups will not be protected. Read more

  • Article: Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’  Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ Will Damage Chances to Lower Emissions in Future, Climate Activists Say

    By Helen Lock|July 1, 2020

    The PM says he wants to “build back greener” but activists say it’s a missed opportunity. Read more

  • Article: Watch! Jennifer Hudson Performs ‘Where Peaceful Waters Flow’ for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

    Watch! Jennifer Hudson Performs ‘Where Peaceful Waters Flow’ for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

    By Helen Lock|June 27, 2020

    The singer performed from the top deck of a boat sailing down the Chicago River at sunset. Read more

  • Article: Children in the UK Are Developing PTSD During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Children in the UK Are Developing PTSD During COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2020

    The Childhood Trust has warned that anxiety about loved ones’ health is taking its toll. Read more

  • Article: Murders of South African Women Surge as 9-Week Lockdown Eases

    Murders of South African Women Surge as 9-Week Lockdown Eases

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 23, 2020

    Campaigners are calling for tougher police action on violence against women. Read more

  • Article: 5 Challenges Facing Health Care Workers in Nigeria as They Tackle COVID-19

    5 Challenges Facing Health Care Workers in Nigeria as They Tackle COVID-19

    By Akindare Okunola|June 9, 2020

    The health care challenges plaguing Nigeria’s already frail healthcare system have been exacerbated. Read more