The attention of several members of Science for Peace has recently been drawn to a Dutch Manifesto prepared by 170 scientists, intended to make the Netherlands more sustainable and … Read more The Best Way Forward after COVID-19?
A paper published by The Lancet on March 21 considered “country-based mitigation measures” and concluded that: “Individual behaviour will be crucial to control the spread of COVID-19. Personal, rather … Read more COVID-19 Update 8, April 28
The outbreak of the SARS2-COVID19 has exposed both the frightening vulnerability of our technological society to unexpected disruptions and our ability to quickly respond to them by drastically altering … Read more Three Myths That Should Not Survive the Pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic is confronting governments around the world with an emergency health situation, requiring self-isolation, population lockdowns of many economic activities and households, mass virus testing, screening and … Read more COVID-19 in Gaza
Like others, I have thought from the first day of the Covid-19 pandemic that it was forcing us to awake from exponential life-system destruction by corporate ‘business as usual’ … Read more The Unconscious System Plague: Will Covid-19 Finally Awaken Us?
For China and South Korea the pandemic is over. Iran and Italy are at about 2% of new cases daily and will slowly continue to go down. These 4 … Read more Covid 19 Update 6, April 17
On April 9 the Canadian government released a report predicting 500 – 700 new deaths and 32000 total cases by the end of the week. These numbers are entirely … Read more Covid 19 Update 5, April 11
In the recent Ontario report projecting 3000 – 10000 deaths from Covid in two years, the range includes a number of possible outcomes/scenarios with different probabilities. For a very … Read more Covid 19 Update 4 – April 8
By the late 20th century it was evident that pervasive threats to global health were not being adequately addressed. These threats included wide disparities in health; recrudescence of old infectious … Read more Global Health in the Covid-19 Era: Tackling the Real Issues
Sadly, but not surprisingly, the virus crisis brought with it a pandemic of blaming and hate. Lately there has been much talk about China not being transparent and lying about … Read more Covid 19 Update – April 03