Countries across the world took unprecedented action in the first few months of 2020 to control the spread of COVID-19. At its peak, one-third of the world’s population was in lockdown. Around the world, car travel fell by 50%, the number of flights plummeted by 75% and industrial activity fell by around 35%.

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    11/19/2020 - 3:28 am | View Link
  • Crisis, What Crisis? Hypocrisy and Public Health in the UK
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    11/17/2020 - 3:21 pm | View Link
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    11/14/2020 - 2:20 am | View Link
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