Lockdowns have given us a snapshot of what our air quality could be like with less pollution. But studies show poor air quality prior to the crisis could have made people more vulnerable to COVID-19. How is that possible?
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Despite skepticism, fear about the coronavirus has increased in Tanzania following the death of a prominent politician in Zanzibar. Mourners showed up at public memorials wearing face masks and brandishing disinfectant.
Health authorities ramped up testing and contact tracing after a cluster from a quarantine hotel in Melbourne grew to eight cases. The remaining guests were moved to another facility. Follow DW for the latest.
Japanese lawmakers are debating whether companies should offer their staff the option of a regular three-day weekend, hoping that more relaxed workers will be less at risk of "karoshi," or death by overwork.
Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead on COVID-19, reflects on the discovery of the asymptomatic spread of COVID-19 and the WHO’s response.
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