Fourth Covid Wave in Europe Forces Governments to Seek New Options

Written by: Sophia Halverson As Europe struggles with a fourth wave of Covid cases, country governments are once again being forced to make tough choices about how to deal with the virus. While most countries are reluctant to impose yet another lockdown, countries that have done so have been met with fierce demonstrations that have…

Omicron Will Further Destabilize Civil Society and Economy Worldwide

Written by: Ken Wang Since late 2019, the emergence of COVID-19 has changed much of global life. Although scientists still do not know where the virus originated, China was the first country that took a hit and Wuhan, the city where the first massive outbreak was reported, went into full lockdown overnight. In a matter…

Not 1, Not 2, Not 3, but 6: The Trials and Tribulations of Lockdown in Australia

Written by: Garrett Halak While a post-pandemic  ‘new normal’ seems near for the United States, Australia’s once-glamorous Covid-19 situation has become far from perfect. Still boasting a minute death toll in comparison to most other countries around the world, Australia remains far from victorious in terms of returning to mobility and normalcy. While lockdown lengths…