Millions are losing their jobs and economies are suffering as once-bustling tourist sites give way to eerie emptiness. The Caribbean is suffering a particularly heavy blow.
Geoffrey MillerIn my 'Effective Altruism' seminar last year, we tried to estimate how much we should invest in preventing global pandemics. Most students thought a few $billion/year.
Now Covid-19 is costing global tourism 1 million jobs a day, & $2 trillion this year.
The deserted streets will fill again, and we will leave our screen-lit burrows blinking with relief. But the world will be different from how we imagined it in what we thought were normal times. This is not a temporary rupture in an otherwise stable...
Geoffrey MillerSerbian president Aleksandar Vucic on the EU: “European solidarity does not exist… that was a fairy tale. The only country that can help us in this hard situation is the People’s Republic of China. To the rest of them, thanks for nothing."
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (REUTERS) - The US government raced to build hundreds of makeshift hospitals to ease the strain on overwhelmed healthcare systems as the United States marked 700 deaths in a single day from Covid-19 for the first time on Tuesday...
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