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.

2021

Pandemie und Klimakrise haben viele Gemeinsamkeiten. Ursache ist jeweils die Naturzerstörung. Die Folgen sind global, langfristig, vielschichtig und verschärfen soziale Ungleichheit. Sie sind Ausdruck von Marktversagen, führen zu einer Rückbesinnung auf

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After a year of lockdowns & millions of deaths this question is very much in the air as countries weigh up the risks of new strains and the potential harms of lockdowns.
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Public health experts estimate that approximately 70% of the world’s 7.9 billion people must be fully vaccinated to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The G7’s announcement that it will donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccines to poorer countries has largely been met with disappointment.
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Over 3.5 million dead and counting. Long-term health problems, livelihoods destroyed and a long way yet to go. This is the age of COVID-19.
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2021

The focus of this week’s Manchester Briefing (Issue 38) is the role of the individual in relation to crises and the benefits of public involvement in emergency planning. We discuss how recovery reinstates preparedness, while renewal enhances resilience

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