Home should be a safe harbor. But for victims of domestic violence, lockdowns have meant being trapped with their abusers, with few avenues for escape.
Violence against women and children is on the rise in Bangladesh amid the COVID-19 lockdown, according to reports. Experts say a lack of social activities and financial pressures are increasing rifts within families.
In a Finnish study, dogs learned to recognize the distinctive odor of a coronavirus infection. In the future, dogs might be able to detect infected people in nursing homes or at airports.
While government heads dream of a COVID app as a one-size-fits-all solution to end lockdowns, human contact tracers have been doing detective work to preempt escalating infections in San Francisco, Singapore and Bavaria.
With much of the world preoccupied with the coronavirus pandemic, China has continued to push its military objectives in the South China Sea. However, the US, Australia and Vietnam are not idly standing by.
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