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.

The agri-food systems in three Climate-Smart Villages in Southeast Asia only had to make minimal adjustments to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
2021

This report discusses how COVID-19 remains a global disaster. Worse, it was a preventable disaster. That is why the recommendations of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response are urgent and vital. The world needs a new international

Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response
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The COVID pandemic has brought home the importance of pooling society’s collective intelligence and finding new ways to share that combined knowledge.
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A giant wave called recession arrived with COVID-19. But those surges will be followed by a bigger, even less manageable one – a devastating tsunami called climate change.
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Supply chain disruptions leading to restricted access to products have happened before but how we learn from these & how practice changes is a matter of debate.
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2021

Using a cost-benefit analysis, this paper assesses whether it is optimal for the United States to follow the lead of many European countries and introduce a nation-wide lockdown. Though COVID vaccines have been available since December 2020, the rate at

Economics of Disasters and Climate Change (Springer)