Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

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From the zoonotic origin of the disease to its widespread impact in all sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates the systemic nature of risk, calling for a whole of society approach to mitigate and respond.

People in a street of Valencia, Spain
By leveraging algorithms and unorthodox data sources, an MIT researcher has made Valencia a Covid-19 data pioneer.
Wired, Condé Nast Digital
A new study led by the U.S. Geological Survey outlines a means to better estimate COVID-19 occurrence and trends in populations.
United States Geological Survey
The Conversation recently held a policy dialogue where academics in Nigeria and the Minister of State, Health, discussed handling of COVID-19 and pandemic preparedness.
Conversation Media Group, the
2021

This report is not intended to provide a comprehensive picture of the realities experienced during the pandemic by people who have been marginalised or overly critique government responses to COVID-19. Instead, the focus is on using insights from

Civil Society Collaborative: Inclusive COVID-19 Data
2021

The paper provides additional context on COVID-19-related effects on local and regional economies and food supply chains. It also covers how the locust invasion has created “crisis within a crisis” in the surveyed provinces and exacerbated conditions that

Asian Development Bank
2021

This collection of Pandemic Diaries was produced as part of the UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UNMGCY) ‘Asia Pacific Researchers, Practitioners, Policy-Makers in Dialogue with Children and Youth Project’’. A team of UNMGCY Young Researchers and

United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth, Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group CONVERGE